Computing Hub & Tameside College Partnership

Tameside College is one of thirty nine computing hubs across the country. The hubs focus of the development of computer science teachers in Greater Manchester.

With a new state of the art computing training hub located at our new Tameside One campus in the centre of Ashton-Under-Lyne, we’re committed in helping you remain ahead of the computer science curve.

Computer Science has never been more relevant in our world today, our mission as the NCCE Computing Hub is to support teachers in Greater Manchester in preparing their pupils for a successful career in computer science through full comprehensive support and training in our primary/secondary CORE programme and our computer science accelerator.

Funded by the Department of Education we are able to deliver extensive, high quality training and support through the collaboration of STEM Learning, The Raspberry Pi Foundation and BCS, Chartered Institute for IT.


What you can expect from our hub:

  • Free CPD training for your full team either remotely or in our new state of the art Computing Hub
  • Bursary payments for your school for attending the course
  • A flexible and tailored programme to suit the needs and commitments of your team
  • Support for your team from facilitators, resources and us as a hub for a provider-to-provider approach
  • A nationally recognised qualification on completion of the course

Tameside One

Meet the Team

Paul Howarth - Hub Lead

Paul Howarth is a passionate and experienced educator of over fifteen years. Five years of this experience was spent as a head of curriculum. Most recently, he has been the leader of the capacity and delivery fund (CDF) campaign at a large further education college in Greater Manchester, working closely with a wealth of employers. Within this role, he successfully wrote the bid which secured the delivery of the Computing T-Level Programme from academic year 21/22 onwards. Paul is now the Hub Lead for the Greater Manchester Computing Hub.


Daniel Evans - Hub Administrator

Dan has worked with Tameside College for 5 years and has since become the head of computing. Dan brings his experiences as a teacher and a department head to the NCCE hub to help create a tailored approach to teacher development.

Having completed the Computer Science Accelerator programme with his team, Dan has both awareness and experience in the support that can and is offered to Computing Teachers.


Lauren Kenyon - Hub Administrator

Lauren has worked at Tameside College for 4 years, and is looking forward to meeting new and existing customers. Lauren creates all the Greater Manchester courses for the website, manage bookings and host/provide support to remote training.