Birmingham and Central Midlands Computing Hub

The Birmingham and Central Computing Hub, though the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) offers:

  • support to access primary and secondary professional development opportunities, including a development programme designed to support teachers who want to improve their knowledge of computer science to confidently teach it at GCSE level
  • access to free, quality-assured resources aligned to the computing curriculum at key stages 1 to 4
  • training and resources for A level teachers and students through the Isaac Computer Science programme
  • local level school-to-school support
  • teachers can share expertise, resources and best practice through Computing at School (CAS) networks.

The support offered to schools by computing hubs is free of charge for eligible teachers, or at reduced cost, and is funded by the Department for Education. All resources and online CPD are available at no cost to any teacher.

Bursaries are available for eligible primary and secondary teachers to support participation in CPD.

Further details can be found, via our Twitter page @BCComputingHub or email

More details of about current CPLD offering can be found here. Computing – Birmingham and West Midlands