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ICT: Teachers

Question for Department for Education

UIN 113297, tabled on 15 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding has been allocated to the national network of Master Teachers for Computing.

Answered on

24 November 2017

The Network of Excellence for Computer Science Teaching is a Department for Education funded programme which provides high-quality CPD to existing teachers in England. Funding will total £5.8 million between 2012 and 2018.

There are over 350 trained Master Teachers in the Network of Excellence for Computer Science Teaching in England. Schools can commission them to provide bespoke training for their teachers.