Reports published by, or related to work involving, CPHC

September 2021: Schools and universities, how do they work together to support the teaching and learning of computing? undertaken in concert with the Computing at Schools (CAS) Research & Universities Working Group (PDF)

April 2018: Promoting Careers in Computing Education: Sharing Practice. CPHC_Promoting Careers_Report (PDF)

June 2017: GECCO Evaluation Report: Building a Graduate Employability Community in Computing: GECCOEvaluationReport (PDF)

May 2017: GECCO Workshops Report: TheGECCOWorkshopsReport (PDF)

January 2016.  “Computing Graduate Employability: Sharing Practice” CPHC/Higher Education Academy (HEA) ComputingGraduateEmployabilitySharingPractice (PDF)

August, 2015: CPHC Report into Engagement and Retention. In 2014 CPHC commissioned a report on engagement and retention of computing students: CPHC Engagement and Retention Report (PDF)

June 30, 2015: A consortium of industry, academia and government bodies – led by CPHC and (ISC)2 – has created cybersecurity learning guidelines to be embedded into BCS accredited UK Computer Science and IT-related degrees: J0028 ISC2 White Paper A4 V5 260515LR (PDF)

BCS Accreditation Review Report: BCS accreditation workshop March 3rd 2015 summary final

UK Digital Skills TaskforceDigital Skills for Tomorrow’s World” (Interim Report) July 2014

Survey of Computing Student Enagement Report.  The CPHC LDG has devised a subject-based survey of student engagement, drawing on the US National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Australian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE).  This was piloted in 2013 and offered across the sector in 2014.  Context-setting slides: LDG-WG1-presentation (PDF); Final report: LDG-WG1 (PDF)

Joint White Paper from CPHC and The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 on Perspectives: Integrating Cybersecurity into Computer Science Curricula (PDF) November 2014

Workshop on Computer Science Graduate Employment – Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), 29 August 2014.  Key conclusions on action to be taken – to be developed further, as indicated, including action plans with milestones and outcomes.    Notes of Meeting (PDF)

Computer Science: Driving Entrepreneurship (PDF)
– Dr Peter Norrington: A snapshot review to highlight spin-out, start-up and student-based models for entrepreneurship throughout computer science departments in the UK, showing how computer science can create jobs and growth.

CS Graduate Unemployment Report – July 2012
– A report, commissioned by CPHC, into the relatively high percentage of Computer Science graduates that are unemployed within HESA ‘Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education’ (DLHE) statistics.

Digital Britain Report – CPHC – March 2009 (PDF)

Issues with the GCSE ICT Curriculum – evidence provided to e-skills UK – February 2009 (PDF)

A Study on the IT Labour Market in the UK – June 2008 – A Report by Research Insight commissioned by CPHC.

Briefing note on the UK ICT Industry Skills and Jobs Crisis – July 2007 (PDF)

Investigation into the decline in BSc Computing/IT Applications to British Universities – July 2006 (PDF)

ICT Professionals in the UK and Offshore Outsourcing – A Summary of Materials – October 2005 (PDF)

Contribution of computing and IT to the UK economy – October 2005 (PDF)

ICT workforce requirements and job opportunities – October 2005 (PDF)

Graduate Destinations – October 2005 (PDF)

First Destinations of UK Computing Graduates – June 2005 (PDF)

Social Class, Gender, Ethnicity & Qualifications of UK Computing Applicants – 2005 (Excel)

Computing in HE stats – Autumn 2004 (Excel)

Doctorates and Higher Degrees in Computing (HESA statistics) – April 2004 (Excel)

Doctorates and Higher Degrees in Computing (HESA figures with RAE figures) – April 2004 (PDF)

UK University Research Funding Spring 2004

First Destinations of UK Computing Graduates – February 2004 (PDF)

Computing and Widening Participation in HE – Social Class and Age – February 2004 (PDF)

Current SEMTA activity on ICT – Short Note – November 2003 (PDF)

Higher Education and ‘Skills’ in ICT Disciplines – A Partial Review of the Literature – September 2003 (PDF)

ICT graduate destinations report (92kb) (PDF)

Offshore Outsourcing – Summary of Materials (118kb) (PDF)

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