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Welcome to Computing at School

We are passionate about ensuring that every child has a world-class computing education. We encourage, support and equip teachers of computing through our Community of Professional Practice.

The CAS community is open to everyone who cares about computing education, including teachers, academics, developers, IT professionals, members of professional societies, school leaders, and parents.

CAS statement on COVID-19 coronavirus

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Join your local CAS Community

Local CAS Community Meetings are a great way to build relationships with other computing teachers, find new teaching resources, explore ideas and develop your practice. Find out what’s going on near you.

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Apply to become a CAS Community

CAS Community Leaders are essential to the success of CAS, hosting face to face meetings in the local area, supporting local teachers to share good practice, network and gather ideas to take back to the classroom. Find out how you can become a community leader.

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Computer Science Accelerator Programme

Become a certified teacher of GCSE Computer Science with the National Centre for Computing Education’s Computer Science Accelerator Programme.

Local CAS Communities offer a supportive environment for teachers to share resources and ideas, reflect on professional development, explore good practice and encourage one another, find out what’s happening near you

CAS News


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Meet CAS community leader Vicky who's inspiring young learners

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-09-08

Inspiring children and giving teachers skills and confidence - is the key to teaching computing to early learners, says Vicky Dodds, CAS community leader and NCCE hub primary lead. We spoke to Vicky a...

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COVID-19 and computing in classrooms

Published by John Woollard, Jane Waite & Tig Williams on 2020-08-25

“We know schools will be facing a completely different world next term as they manage the reopening of their classrooms. All subjects will be affected but those reliant on the use of equipment, such a...

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Careers Inspiration: A summary so far

Published by Olivia Wolfheart on 2020-08-25

During lockdown we launched a series of Careers Inspiration webinars which allow young people to find out, first-hand, about some of the different opportunities available in computing.

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We need a personalised approach to digital learning says Prof Rupert Ward

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-08-24

A personalised approach to digital learning is vital, says Rupert Ward, Professor of Learning Innovation at the University of Huddersfield. He told us more about how the return to the classroom post-l...

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Number of female students studying Computer Science increases by 300% in five years

Published by on 2020-08-13

Record numbers of female students took Computer Science A-level this year, with an increase of 23% on 2019, new figures show.

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CAS' views on Ofqual's approach to exams 2021

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-08-05

Ofqual has been looking at arrangements for exams in 2020 and 2021. We've been making sure that CAS members views have been heard. Read our submissions, and Ofqual's latest reports.

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