Ofsted

Speed read: Ofsted’s guide to a ‘high-quality’ computing curriculum

Lack of specialist computing teachers could have 'significant consequences'

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

Salary top-ups for new teachers boost retention rates by 23%

Findings show bonuses can help fix staff shortages, researchers say, but one in five teachers still leave in some...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Computing

Here are the trends in the latest computing GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9 results...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

GCSE results 2021: PE records biggest rise in top grades

Physical education recorded the largest rise in top GCSE grades, while grades 7 or above issued in maths and...

James Carr
James Carr
News

First 23 computing hubs in England announced

The National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) has revealed the first 23 hubs chosen to improve computer science education...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
News

Exams ‘useless’ for computer science, say experts

Computing experts have questioned the future of the subject in schools after Ofqual launched a consultation on plans to...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Botched computing test won’t count towards final GCSE grades, Ofqual confirms

A 20-hour non-examined assessment in computer science will not count towards pupils’ final GCSE grades in 2018 or 2019...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Computing teachers to get 40 hours of training to upskill

Computing teachers without qualifications in their subject will receive at least 40 hours of continuing professional development through an...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Budget 2017: £100m National Centre for Computing to train 8,000 new teachers

The government will train 8,000 extra computer science teachers at a new £100 million National Centre for Computing, Philip Hammond...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker