0000 Concept Paper 30 01 2016.pdf

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Consequently, there is an urgent need to develop alternative, supplementary programmes
for improving cyber security education, particularly amongst children and young people.

What is currently available

Cyber Security Research and Education (CESG) – UK Govt partnership with Academia

GCHQ – Cryptoy


Schools programme to identify and encourage talent in 14-17 year olds (ref no 6.67)
Increase in the number of Cadet organisations
£20m + competition to open a new institute of coding
Cyber First undergraduate scholarship scheme


Cyber Security Challenge
- CSC for Schools
- Cyber Centurion

Tech Partnership:
- Tech Future Classroom (Behind the Screen)
- Tech Future Girls (Computer Clubs for Girls)
- Secure Futures
- Tech Future Teachers Professional Development (on-line learning in partnership
with Naace)
- Partnerships for learning (regional partnerships between police, schools, school
governors and parents)

British Computer Society
- Get Safe on Line
- Cyber to the Citizen

General programmes with some IT content

Stemnet - Stem Ambassadors

Women in Science and Engineering

Women in Information Technology

Childnet (voluntary charity working in schools)

NB the above initiatives need further analysis. They all appear to be useful short programmes/apps
for teachers to employ but many do not bring extra resources to schools, breadth of coverage is