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CAS Communities at the heart of UK Computing Education

CAS Communities are the hearts, hands, and minds of CAS activity across the UK. CAS Community meetings are for CAS members, run by CAS members.

Find support, share ideas, and collaborate with others in the CAS Community. Across the UK there are over 180 CAS Communities supported by more than 230 volunteer CAS Community Leaders.

Virtual, hybrid and face to face CAS Local Community meetings provide the opportunity

  • to develop your computing subject knowledge, pedagogical understanding, and practice.
  • to engage in training and professional development activities.
  • to connect directly with others and build your professional community.
  • to share ideas and keep up to date on the latest information across the community.
  • to share teaching and learning resources and reflect on what works in the classroom.
  • to build connections with industry and third sector organisations and to explore opportunities
  • to enhance your computing offer locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • to gain mutual support from others, with a shared interest in delivering a world-leading computing education for every learner.

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Getting Involved, Advocating & Leading a CAS Community

Joining the CAS Community is a rewarding experience that offers "low maintenance, high impact" for its leaders. Running a local CAS Community requires just a few hours each month to organise meetings, yet the impact is profound, leaving all attendees, including the organiser, motivated to try something new.

Benefits of Leading a CAS Community

Professional Development:

Develop your understanding and practice in supporting collaborative professional development within and beyond the school.

Enhanced Profile:

Raise your profile within your own school and the local community of schools.

Subject and Digital Skills:

Shape the development of the subject and digital skills through CAS.

Resource Access:

Gain access to new resources provided centrally and through the CAS community, supported by training in these resources and pedagogies.

Training Opportunities:

Receive training in using classroom resources for teaching computing and digital skills.


Discuss and share ideas with other CAS Community members.