Huge Numbers Taking Up NCCE Training Programme

MGL has been overwhelmed by demand for training from North West schools looking to enhance their skills through the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) programme. Our summer programme includes support for those delivering Computing at Key Stage 3, 4 and GCSE with dates available in venues across the region (details on this website). Almost … Continued

Free IT training for teachers off to a flying start

The first in a series of teacher training days has been delivered by MGL funded by the National Centre for Computing Education. 10 teachers gathered at MGL’s head office in Liverpool on Friday, 15th February, to learn more about primary programming and algorithms. The day was a balanced mix of instruction and application with each … Continued

MGL’s first NCCE training course is fully booked within days!

The first course to be delivered by MGL under the national programme of Teacher Training in Computing Skills is now full. The course, Primary programming and algorithms, scheduled for the 15th February 2019, was fully booked within a couple of days of being announced. MGL Managing Director, Carl Gilbertson, said: “The fact that we filled … Continued

Free IT Training for teachers – course dates announced

MGL is one of only ten National Delivery Partners for the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) and its national programme of Teacher Training in Computing Skills at all levels. The NCCE is funded by the Department for Education and works with partners such as STEM Learning, the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and the Chartered Institute … Continued

MGL Computing Conference Autumn 2018

Dates for your diary Book now for MGL’s School Computing Conference, a showcase for transformational teaching and learning practices through education technology. The day combines fun and interactive workshops with insights from leading figures across the world of education. Liverpool Date: Friday 23rd November 2018 Venue: Main Stand, Anfield Stadium, Liverpool Football Club BOOK LIVERPOOL … Continued

MGL School Computing Conference 2017

The MGL 2017 conference at Anfield Stadium was a massive success, with representatives from over 100 schools enjoying a range of fun and informative workshops on the latest technological developments in education.   Our keynote Speaker Ken Corish, Online Safety Director for the Southwest Grid for Learning and the UK Safer Internet Centre, gave an … Continued

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Education

MGL’s teaching team have taken the technology of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) – initially introduced in the gaming industry – and adapted it for use in partner schools across the North West. VR uses the senses of sight and sound to create a real-world viewing experience accessed through tablet technology or 3D glasses such as … Continued

Record School Numbers Benefitting from MGL’s Broadband Service

The early part of this year has seen MGL increase its broadband coverage to local schools to record numbers! This includes a significant number of partner schools in Merseyside taking advantage of our fast, reliable and low-price Primary Link service that gives teachers the flexibility to maximise broadband use in the classroom. Among the recent additions to MGL’s … Continued

3D Printing in the Classroom!

3D printing is becoming more prevalent and important in all areas of society, from the world of medicine through to the development of new engineering and manufacturing products. For schools, MGL believe that 3D printing can be a powerful tool in supporting the teaching and learning of key concepts in computing, design and technology, and … Continued