Computer Science Accelerator Programme

Computer Science Accelerator is a professional development programme for teachers from Teach Computing, funded by the Department for Education, leading to a national certificate in computer science subject knowledge.

The programme will help you develop or refresh your subject knowledge up to GCSE, with bursary funding available for state-funded schools and colleges to support your learning.

Who is eligible?

  • current and aspiring computing teachers
  • suitable for all abilities, from little or no experience in teaching computer science to experienced teachers looking to deepen their subject knowledge

How do I get started?

To enrol on the CS Accelerator programme please visit:

You may be eligible to apply for bursary funding to support your learning, paid to your school or college. Deferred bursaries are also available for teachers who do not currently work in state education who meet our eligibility criteria.

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