Case Study: Bletchley Park – Past, Present, Future: Cryptography

I had long entertained an idea of some sort of “codebreaker training course” accessible to people who were interested in finding more about how codes and ciphers work, but who did not necessarily see themselves as a ‘maths person’.

Tom Briggs, Maths Engagement Case Studies

When I was working at Bletchley Park I recognised that there was widespread interest in understanding more about how codes and ciphers work, and how to break them. This Case Study, included in a research project by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, details the resulting course, discussing practicalities surrounding its inception, implementation and evaluation.

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