Computing in schools

Computing in SchoolsAdvisory Group

The Computing in Schools project is led by an Advisory Group, made up of experts in computing and education.

  • Professor Steve Furber FRS FREng (Chair), ICL Professor of Computer Engineering, University of Manchester
  • Dr Liz Bacon, Head of School, Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Greenwich, Communications Officer for PITCOM - Parliamentary IT Committee, Chair of BCS Academy of Computing
  • Mr David Bethune, Consultant, currently working on qualifications development for SQA, formerly Principal Teacher of Computing at Hawick High School
  • Professor Roger Boyle, Professor of Computing, University of Leeds, Secretary, CPHC
  • Professor Muffy Calder, Professor of Computing, University of Glasgow, Chair of UKCRC
  • Professor David Harper, Head of EMEA University Relations, Google Switzerland
  • Ms Mandy Honeyman, Linton Village College
  • Mr Simon Humphreys,     Coordinator for CAS and Sixth Form Teacher, Hills Road College, Cambridge
  • Mr Graham Macleod, Teacher, Little Heath School
  • Professor David May FRS FREng, Professor of Computer Science, University of Bristol
  • Professor John McCanny FRS FREng, Professor of Microelectronics Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Dr Bill Mitchell, Director of Learned Society, BCS
  • Professor John Mitchell FRS, Principal Research Fellow, Met Office
  • Dr Ian Nussey FREng, University relations, IBM UK Ltd
  • Professor Simon Peyton-Jones, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research Ltd
  • Ms Karen Price, CEO, eSkills UK
  • Mr Neil Sheldon, Manchester Grammar School, Member of ACME Outer Circle
  • Mr Mark Wakefield, IBM UK Ltd, Royal Society Education Committee
  • Professor William Webb FREng, Head of R&D, Ofcom
  • Dr Damon Wischik, Royal Society University Research Fellow, University College London
  • Dr John Woollard, University of Southampton School of Education

Advisory Group

The Computing in Schools project is led by an Advisory Group, made up of experts in computing and education. Professor Steve Furber FRS FREng is chair of the Advisory Group.

Computing in Schools

Shut down or restart?
published January 2012

Evidence gathering
completed in August 2010

Project details and Advisory Group
announced in August 2010