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Computing courses for teachers

Discover our range of professional development courses, designed to help you teach computing. Courses cover key stages 1 to 4 and cater for all levels of knowledge.

Choose how and when you want to learn, through face to face, online, or live remote training.

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Adapted teaching and effective learning interventions in secondary computingCP448

Develop an evidence-informed approach to education recovery over a sustained period, securing the computing education of young people following a period of great disruption.

Live remote training 12 December 09:00—12 December 2022
Live remote training 5 January 09:00—5 January 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:30—13 February 2023
Live remote training 16 February 09:00—16 February 2023
Live remote training 7 March 09:00—7 March 2023

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An Introduction to algorithms, programming and data in computer science - remoteCP428

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

Live remote training 8 December 09:15—8 December 2022
Live remote training 14 December 15:30—19 December 2022
Live remote training 9 January 15:30—16 January 2023
Live remote training 11 January 09:30—11 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 17:00—19 January 2023
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Live remote training 28 January 09:00—28 January 2023
Live remote training 8 February 09:00—8 February 2023
Live remote training 20 February 15:30—27 March 2023
Live remote training 21 February 15:45—28 February 2023

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An introduction to algorithms, programming and data in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP228

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

Wellington 19 January 09:15—19 January 2023
Cambridge 25 January 09:30—25 January 2023
Leeds 23 February 09:00—23 February 2023

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An Introduction to Computer Networking for TeachersCO214

Build your knowledge and understanding of computer networks as a computer science teacher

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An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in computer science - remoteCP438

Learn about the different components of computer hardware, including devices not instantly recognisable as computers.

Live remote training 3 January 09:00—3 January 2023
Live remote training 9 January 09:00—9 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 09:00—31 January 2023
Live remote training 1 February 09:30—1 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 15:45—9 March 2023
Live remote training 6 March 09:00—6 March 2023
Live remote training 17 May 09:30—17 May 2023

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An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP238

Learn about the different components of computer hardware, including devices not instantly recognisable as computers.

Birmingham 19 January 10:00—19 January 2023
Nottingham 24 April 09:30—24 April 2023

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Assessing computational thinking in primary schools - short courseCP457

A short course providing practical guidance on the assessment of key thinking skills in primary computing

Live remote training 26 January 16:00—26 January 2023
Live remote training 7 February 15:45—7 February 2023
Live remote training 9 February 10:30—9 February 2023
Live remote training 24 February 10:30—24 February 2023
Live remote training 29 March 15:45—29 March 2023

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Assessment and progression in KS3 computingCP212

For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key formative and assessment strategies needed in key stage 3 and beyond, including strategies relating to programming.

Birmingham 14 February 09:30—14 February 2023
Exeter 1 March 09:30—1 March 2023
Nottingham 12 June 09:30—12 June 2023

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Assessment and progression in KS3 computing - BlendedCP213

For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key formative and assessment strategies needed in key stage 3 and beyond, including strategies relating to programming.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Assessment in secondary computing - remote - short courseCP413

Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, during this course you’ll explore formative and summative assessment strategies whilst understanding how to accurately assess.

Live remote training 10 January 16:00—10 January 2023
Live remote training 1 February 16:00—1 February 2023
Live remote training 2 February 09:00—2 February 2023
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Live remote training 27 February 16:00—27 February 2023
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Live remote training 14 March 16:00—14 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 16:00—15 March 2023
Live remote training 21 March 16:00—21 March 2023
Live remote training 25 April 16:00—25 April 2023

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Assessment of primary computingCP007

Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.

Live remote training 6 January 09:00—6 January 2023
Bradford 11 January 09:30—11 January 2023
Online 13 January 09:30—13 January 2023
Southampton 13 January 09:30—13 January 2023
Exeter 27 January 09:00—27 January 2023
27 January 09:30—27 January 2023
Lincoln 3 February 09:30—24 March 2023
9 February 09:00—9 February 2023
Northampton 7 March 09:00—7 March 2023
St Leonards-On-Sea 8 March 09:30—8 March 2023
Nottingham 10 March 09:00—10 March 2023
Liverpool 10 March 09:15—10 March 2023
Hatfield 15 March 13:00—15 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Behaviour for learning in a computing environment - short courseCP468

For secondary teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers generic behavior for learning strategies, including managing own behaviours, rules routines, recognition reward and interventions and links them it back to their use in a computing environment.

Live remote training 24 January 16:00—24 January 2023
Live remote training 14 February 16:00—14 February 2023
Live remote training 9 March 16:00—9 March 2023
Live remote training 14 March 16:00—14 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 15:45—15 March 2023
Live remote training 17 March 09:00—17 March 2023

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Careers and enrichment in primary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your region - short courseCP441

Bring authentic contexts to the computing curriculum, helping children understand the subject's importance.

Live remote training 18 January 15:30—18 January 2023

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Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437

Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.

Live remote training 31 January 15:45—9 February 2023
Live remote training 28 June 09:00—30 June 2023

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Computer processors and instruction sets - face to faceCP231

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Computer systems Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer processors and instruction sets - remoteCP431

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Live remote training 13 December 17:00—15 December 2022
Live remote training 11 January 13:30—18 January 2023
Live remote training 23 January 09:00—23 January 2023
Live remote training 7 February 17:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 21 February 09:00—21 February 2023
Live remote training 28 February 14:00—7 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 09:00—15 March 2023

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Computer systems Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer systems: input, output and storage - face to faceCP221

Take your first steps to opening up the computer, exploring the main components, their role and how they work together in computer systems.

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Computer systems: input, output and storage - remoteCP421

Take your first steps to opening up the computer, exploring the main components, their role and how they work together in computer systems.

Live remote training 25 January 09:00—27 January 2023
Live remote training 2 February 09:00—2 February 2023

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Computer systems Data & information Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computing as a second subject for non-specialist teachers - short courseCP308

Learn about the benefits of being able to teach computing as a second subject, including ways in which the National Centre for Computing Education can support you on this journey.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Computing for specialist teachers of autistic studentsCP291

Plan and teach an effective computing curriculum for students with autism in a specialist setting.

Live remote training 9 January 16:00—28 February 2023

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Computing on a budgetCP262

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in providing the best computing experience for all children without having to buy devices and equipment.

Richmond 7 March 09:30—7 March 2023
Lincoln 19 May 09:30—19 May 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Approaches to Supporting Learners with SEND in ComputingCO700

Explore ways to make your computing lessons more inclusive for learners with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Creative digital media projectsCP414

Lead students through the full digital media project life-cycle, in engaging projects suitable for KS3 and KS4 computing.

Live remote training 16 January 15:30—19 January 2023

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Data Representation in Computing: Bring Data to LifeCO209

Learn how data is represented through media; audio, visual and text.

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Data-driven IT projects in secondary computingCP485

Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.

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Practical work Data & information Mathematics Secondary certificate

Design and Prototype Embedded Computer SystemsCO218

Discover embedded system design and work your way through the product design lifecycle.

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Diagnostic assessment for GCSE computer science - short courseCP412

Learn how to use quality-assured, free subject knowledge tests for diagnostic assessment of students of computer science GCSE.

Live remote training 2 February 10:45—2 February 2023
Live remote training 14 February 09:00—14 February 2023
Live remote training 11 March 09:30—11 March 2023

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Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remote - short courseCP440

Explore the big picture with the current Gender imbalance in GSCE computer science between girls and boys. Be part of discussions around reasons for this gap, including, lack of role models, unconscious bias, and a non-inclusive curriculum amongst others. Consider different strategies inside and outside of the classroom to support the narrowing of the gap before finally planning effective interventions in KS3 to improve the uptake in your own school.

Live remote training 7 December 15:30—7 December 2022
Live remote training 26 January 16:00—26 January 2023
Live remote training 6 February 16:30—6 February 2023
Live remote training 7 February 16:00—7 February 2023
Live remote training 10 February 09:00—10 February 2023
Live remote training 10 March 14:30—10 March 2023

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Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your region - short courseCP446

Bring computing careers into the classroom with STEM Ambassadors - volunteers from the world of work.

Live remote training 18 January 16:00—18 January 2023

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Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE - remoteCP426

For computer science teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the foundation subject knowledge required to teach the computing programme of study.

Live remote training 8 December 09:00—8 December 2022
Live remote training 3 January 09:00—3 January 2023
Live remote training 9 January 09:15—9 January 2023
Live remote training 10 January 14:30—12 January 2023
Live remote training 25 January 09:00—25 January 2023
Live remote training 7 February 09:00—7 February 2023
Live remote training 24 February 09:30—24 February 2023
Live remote training 25 March 09:00—25 March 2023
Live remote training 27 March 09:00—27 March 2023

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Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE (face to face)CP226

For computer science teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the foundation subject knowledge required to teach the computing programme of study.

Ipswich 9 January 09:30—9 January 2023
Gateshead 11 January 09:01—11 January 2023
Leicester 2 February 09:00—2 February 2023
Stafford 9 February 09:00—9 February 2023
Nottingham 12 June 09:30—12 June 2023
West Drayton 14 June 09:30—14 June 2023

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Fundamentals of computer networks - face to faceCP222

Learn how computers of all shapes and sizes are connected physically, or wireless, and how this arrangement affects how data is shared

Lincoln 12 January 09:30—12 January 2023
Nottingham 6 March 09:30—6 March 2023

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Computer networks Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Fundamentals of computer networks - remoteCP422

Learn how computers of all shapes and sizes are connected physically, or wirelessly, and how this arrangement affects how data is shared.

Live remote training 12 January 14:30—19 January 2023
Live remote training 23 January 09:00—23 January 2023
Live remote training 13 March 09:00—13 March 2023
Live remote training 17 May 09:00—19 May 2023

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Computer networks Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Get Started Teaching Computing in Primary Schools: Preparing to teach 5 - 11 year oldsCO040

Improve your subject knowledge and develop inclusive lessons to teach computing to primary school pupils (aged 5 to 11 years old).

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Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

Explore how to teach computing in Year 1 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 11 January 16:00—11 January 2023
Live remote training 12 January 15:30—12 January 2023
Live remote training 12 January 15:30—12 January 2023
Live remote training 13 January 09:00—13 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 13:30—18 January 2023
Live remote training 23 January 16:00—23 January 2023
Live remote training 25 January 16:00—25 January 2023
Live remote training 8 March 16:00—8 March 2023
Live remote training 10 July 15:30—10 July 2023

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Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 11 January 16:00—11 January 2023
Live remote training 13 January 11:30—13 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 16:00—17 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 15:30—18 January 2023
Live remote training 26 January 16:00—26 January 2023
Live remote training 30 January 16:00—30 January 2023
Live remote training 15 March 13:30—15 March 2023
Live remote training 23 March 16:00—23 March 2023
Live remote training 11 July 15:30—11 July 2023

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Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

Explore how to teach computing in Year 3 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 13 December 16:00—13 December 2022
Live remote training 11 January 15:45—11 January 2023
Live remote training 12 January 13:30—12 January 2023
Live remote training 13 January 14:00—13 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 15:30—19 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 15:30—19 January 2023
Live remote training 27 January 16:00—27 January 2023
Live remote training 6 February 15:30—6 February 2023
Live remote training 6 February 16:00—6 February 2023
Live remote training 8 February 16:00—8 February 2023
Live remote training 12 July 15:30—12 July 2023

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Getting started in year 4 - short courseCP465

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 8 December 15:30—8 December 2022
Live remote training 11 January 16:00—11 January 2023
Live remote training 12 January 10:30—12 January 2023
Live remote training 16 January 16:00—16 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 09:00—18 January 2023
Live remote training 26 January 15:30—26 January 2023
Live remote training 26 January 15:45—26 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 16:00—31 January 2023
Live remote training 9 February 15:30—9 February 2023
Live remote training 20 February 16:00—20 February 2023
Live remote training 13 July 15:30—13 July 2023

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Getting started in year 5 - short courseCP460

A comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 5 using the Teach Computing Curriculum.

Live remote training 11 January 15:45—11 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 11:30—18 January 2023
Live remote training 23 January 15:30—23 January 2023
Live remote training 25 January 15:45—25 January 2023
Live remote training 1 February 15:30—1 February 2023
Live remote training 1 February 16:00—1 February 2023
Live remote training 27 February 16:00—27 February 2023
Live remote training 2 March 14:30—2 March 2023
Live remote training 14 July 15:30—14 July 2023

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Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

Explore how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 7 December 15:30—7 December 2022
Live remote training 11 January 15:30—11 January 2023
Live remote training 13 January 15:30—13 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 14:00—18 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 15:45—31 January 2023
Live remote training 2 February 09:30—2 February 2023
Live remote training 2 February 15:30—2 February 2023
Live remote training 2 February 16:00—2 February 2023
Live remote training 9 February 15:30—9 February 2023
Live remote training 6 March 16:00—6 March 2023
Live remote training 17 July 15:30—17 July 2023

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Getting started with Python programming – short courseCP351

Start your journey to becoming a Python programmer . This short course will introduce you to the three main programming constructs.

Live remote training 7 December 16:00—7 December 2022
Live remote training 12 January 15:45—12 January 2023
Live remote training 13 January 09:00—13 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 14:00—17 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 15:45—31 January 2023
Live remote training 2 February 16:00—2 February 2023

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Higher attainment in computer science - meeting the challenges of the exams - remoteCP439

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science, look at how students should tackle exam questions and use key resources such as moderator reports, how retrieval and interleaving can be used and mapping progression from KS3 to KS4.

Live remote training 6 January 09:00—6 January 2023
Live remote training 10 January 17:00—13 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 13:30—25 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 09:15—19 January 2023
Live remote training 26 January 09:00—26 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 17:00—3 February 2023
Live remote training 1 February 12:30—1 February 2023
Live remote training 8 February 09:30—8 February 2023
Live remote training 9 February 09:30—10 February 2023
Live remote training 11 February 09:00—11 February 2023
Live remote training 24 February 09:00—24 February 2023
Live remote training 27 February 09:00—27 February 2023
Live remote training 26 April 09:00—28 April 2023
Live remote training 26 April 09:30—26 April 2023

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Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCP239

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE Computer Science, look at how students should tackle exam questions and use key resources such as moderator reports, how retrieval and interleaving can be used and mapping progression from KS3 to KS4.

Leeds 8 December 09:00—8 December 2022
Stafford 19 December 09:30—19 December 2022
Cambridge 6 January 09:00—6 January 2023
Nottingham 6 February 09:30—6 February 2023
York 6 March 09:00—6 March 2023
Coventry 13 March 10:00—13 March 2023

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How Computers Work: Demystifying ComputationCO206

Explore the fundamentals of computing - computer architecture, binary logic, data processing, circuits, and more.

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Computing Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Impact of Technology: How To Lead Classroom DiscussionsCO215

You will explore the ethical, legal, cultural, and environmental concerns surrounding computer science

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator Secondary certificate

Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your schoolCP255

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.

Shrewsbury 7 December 09:30—7 December 2022
Southampton 16 January 09:30—16 January 2023
Beverley 17 January 09:30—17 January 2023
Halesowen 24 January 09:00—24 January 2023
Coventry 1 February 09:30—1 February 2023
St Albans 27 February 09:30—27 February 2023
Milton Keynes 2 March 09:30—2 March 2023
Lincoln 26 June 09:30—26 June 2023
Nottingham 14 July 09:30—14 July 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Improving Computing Classroom Practice Through Action ResearchCO030

Apply action research to your teaching and become a more reflective practitioner

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Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers - face to faceCP229

Learn how to use programming techniques using VEX, Crumble or Micro:bits. Create simple block-based computer programs, discover how to create algorithms and how computers use data.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers - remoteCP429

Learn how to use programming techniques using VEX, Crumble or Micro:bits. Create simple block-based computer programs, discover how to create algorithms and how computers use data.

Live remote training 9 January 09:00—23 January 2023

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Introduction to Cybersecurity for TeachersCO216

Teachers will be introduced to the core ideas of cybersecurity that should be taught in the classroom

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Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Safety & Security Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to databases and SQLCO225

On this course from the Raspberry Pi Foundation you’ll learn what databases are and why we use them, exploring how to use SQL to search and manipulate the data.

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Data & information Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to Encryption and CryptographyCO220

Discover the history of encryption and learn how it's used in the modern world

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Introduction to Isaac GCSE computer science - short courseCP352

This short course will introduce you to the new, Isaac GCSE computer science platform.

Live remote training 18 January 09:00—18 January 2023
Live remote training 24 January 15:45—24 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Introduction to Machine Learning and AICO231

Discover the fundamentals of machine learning, how it works, and learn to train your own AI using free online tools.

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Data & information Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Introduction to primary computing - face to faceCP004

Computing in primary schools is a practical, creative and knowledge-rich subject. This course provides teachers with the knowledge and confidence to get started on the journey to outstanding computing in your school, whether you’re a subject coordinator or another interested teacher.

Uxbridge 7 December 09:30—7 December 2022
Beverley 12 December 09:30—12 December 2022
York 9 January 09:30—9 January 2023
Ilminster 12 January 09:15—12 January 2023
Birmingham 31 January 09:00—31 January 2023
Basildon 2 February 09:15—2 February 2023
Warrington 13 February 09:30—13 February 2023
Luton 3 March 09:30—3 March 2023
Hatfield 28 March 13:00—28 March 2023
Wellington 27 April 09:15—27 April 2023
Leicester 23 June 09:00—23 June 2023

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Introduction to primary computing - remoteCP454

For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, including programming essentials using Scratch.

Live remote training 9 January 14:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 12 January 09:00—19 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 09:00—19 January 2023
Live remote training 26 January 15:30—9 February 2023
Live remote training 1 February 13:30—8 February 2023
Live remote training 6 February 09:15—6 February 2023
Live remote training 6 March 14:00—14 March 2023
Live remote training 13 March 09:30—13 March 2023
Live remote training 20 April 14:00—18 May 2023
Live remote training 15 June 09:30—23 June 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Introduction to Programming with ScratchCO232

Discover the fundamentals of programming using the block-based programming language Scratch.

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Introduction to the micro:bit in key stage 2 - short courseCP292

Explore physical computing using the micro: bit device; finding out how it can be used to develop understanding of programming through creative digital projects.

Stoke-on-Trent 12 December 15:00—12 December 2022
Guildford 15 December 15:45—15 December 2022
Maidstone 15 December 16:00—15 December 2022
Warrington 9 January 15:30—9 January 2023
Chesterfield 10 January 15:00—10 January 2023
Eastbourne 10 January 16:00—10 January 2023
Bilston 12 January 15:00—12 January 2023
Leeds 17 January 14:30—17 January 2023
Shrewsbury 17 January 16:00—17 January 2023
Oxford 26 January 09:30—26 January 2023
Gravesend 30 January 16:00—30 January 2023
Northampton 1 February 16:00—1 February 2023
Maidstone 7 February 16:00—7 February 2023
Beverley 28 February 09:30—28 February 2023
Beverley 28 February 11:00—28 February 2023
Ely 9 March 16:00—9 March 2023
Leeds 14 March 14:30—14 March 2023
Stafford 15 March 13:00—15 March 2023
Remote delivered CPD 20 March 13:30—20 March 2023
Maidstone 30 March 16:00—30 March 2023
Cowes 21 April 15:30—21 April 2023
Ramsgate 23 May 16:00—23 May 2023
Beverley 30 June 09:30—30 June 2023
Beverley 5 July 12:00—5 July 2023

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Programming Key stage 2

Introduction to the Teach Computing Curriculum - short courseCP461

Find out about the Teach Computing Curriculum and how to implement it in your school.

Live remote training 13 December 16:00—13 December 2022
Live remote training 11 January 15:30—11 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 15:45—17 January 2023
Live remote training 27 January 12:30—27 January 2023

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Introduction to Web DevelopmentCO221

Discover web development and learn to build your own interactive websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principlesCP247

Start to design a computing curriculum that supports deep learning by all students throughout KS3.

Warrington 6 February 09:30—6 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principles (remote)CP435

Get a solid grounding in curriculum design, leading to the implementation of an outstanding KS3 computing curriculum with impact in the classroom.

Live remote training 6 February 15:30—9 February 2023
Live remote training 8 February 09:00—8 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 13:30—8 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 2): Creative curriculum content, sequencing and pedagogyCP248

Develop a knowledge-based curriculum for excellent in KS3, supported by the most effective teaching approaches.

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 2): creative curriculum content, sequencing and pedagogy (remote)CP458

Develop a knowledge-based curriculum for excellent in KS3, supported by the most effective teaching approaches.

Live remote training 8 March 13:00—8 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusionCP249

Put computational thinking at the heart of an inclusive and equitable curriculum, and broaden the appeal of computing.

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusion (remote)CP449

Put computational thinking at the heart of an inclusive and equitable curriculum, and broaden the appeal of computing.

Live remote training 12 January 16:00—2 February 2023
Live remote training 18 January 16:00—25 January 2023

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 creative computing curriculum - residentialCP295

During this two day residential you'll deepen your understanding of what makes a successful KS3 curriculum.

Heslington 13 March 10:00—14 March 2023

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KS4 computing for all - face to faceCP207

This action-oriented professional development course explores the options available to computing teachers in different school contexts

Remote delivered CPD 25 January 15:30—1 February 2023
Live remote training 3 February 09:30—3 February 2023
Remote delivered CPD 22 February 09:30—22 February 2023
Birmingham 2 March 09:30—2 March 2023
Dartford 27 March 09:30—27 March 2023

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders, helping you get the most from every teacher and every child.

London 9 December 09:30—27 January 2023
London 10 January 09:30—17 January 2023
Malvern 13 January 09:30—27 January 2023
Beverley 16 January 09:30—3 February 2023
Milton Keynes 17 January 09:30—7 February 2023
Exeter 19 January 09:00—10 February 2023
Liverpool 20 January 09:15—24 February 2023
Birmingham 24 January 09:00—7 March 2023
Horsham 27 January 09:00—3 February 2023
Ashford 1 February 09:30—22 February 2023
Bradford 8 February 09:30—22 February 2023
Remote delivered CPD 22 February 09:30—8 March 2023
London 8 March 09:30—8 March 2023
Cowes 8 March 10:00—16 March 2023
St Albans 13 March 09:30—13 March 2023
Richmond 15 March 09:30—22 March 2023
Wellington 16 May 09:15—29 June 2023
Nottingham 16 June 09:00—14 July 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence, making the most of the resources and teaching staff available.

Live remote training 9 December 09:00—16 December 2022
Live remote training 5 January 14:00—30 March 2023
Live remote training 10 January 09:00—11 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 09:00—24 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 09:30—26 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 10:00—31 January 2023
Live remote training 20 January 09:00—10 February 2023
Live remote training 30 January 09:00—7 February 2023
Live remote training 3 February 09:00—16 February 2023
Live remote training 6 February 09:30—24 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:00—14 February 2023
Live remote training 2 March 09:00—13 March 2023
Live remote training 3 March 09:00—17 March 2023
Live remote training 9 March 09:30—16 March 2023
Live remote training 6 June 09:30—7 June 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Maths in computer science - face to faceCP234

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Dartford 7 March 09:30—7 March 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Data & information Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Maths in computer science - remoteCP434

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Live remote training 7 December 14:30—14 December 2022
Live remote training 1 February 15:30—8 February 2023
Live remote training 3 March 09:00—3 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 09:00—15 March 2023
Live remote training 16 March 09:30—17 March 2023
Live remote training 22 March 09:00—24 March 2023
Live remote training 9 April 09:00—9 April 2023

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Mentoring support for computing leads - short courseCP402

This course is aimed at current mentors of early careers teachers across different subject specialism who want to know more about what good computing looks like.

Live remote training 20 January 09:00—20 January 2023
Live remote training 6 February 15:30—6 February 2023

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Mentoring support for non-computing mentors - short courseCP401

This course is aimed at current mentors of early careers teachers across different subject specialism who want to know more about what good computing looks like.

Live remote training 1 February 15:30—1 February 2023

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Networking with Python: Socket Programming for CommunicationCO223

You’ll explore the principles that industry professionals use when programming for networks, and learn how sockets are used to abstract the complexities of the internet.

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New subject leaders of secondary computing - face to faceCP211

For new subject leaders of computing, or those looking to progress their career through curriculum leadership.

Birmingham 9 January 09:30—16 January 2023
Stoke-on-Trent 27 February 09:00—20 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing -remoteCP411

Develop the leadership skills and management practices to confidently coordinate an effective computing department.

Live remote training 8 February 09:30—22 February 2023
Live remote training 18 February 09:00—4 March 2023
Live remote training 8 March 09:30—8 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

New to computing – intensive CPDCP285

New to computing? This intensive CPD package will introduce you to the computer science knowledge required up to GCSE level.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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New to computing – residentialCP280

New to computing? This CPD residential will introduce you to the computer science knowledge required up to GCSE level.

Heslington 20 March 10:00—21 March 2023

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New to computing pathway - Face to faceCP279

This pathway will start you on your computing journey, you'll explore the foundation knowledge with an experienced Professional Development Leader.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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New to computing pathway - RemoteCP479

This pathway will start you on your computing journey, you'll explore the foundation knowledge with an experienced Professional Development Leader.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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New to computing pathway for Maths teachers - face to faceCP277

For Maths teachers who are new to computing and looking to develop their subject knowledge, this learning pathway will give you a comprehensive introduction to the entire computer science curriculum up to GCSE level.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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New to computing pathway for Maths teachers - remoteCP477

For Maths teachers who are new to computing and looking to develop their subject knowledge, this learning pathway will give you a comprehensive introduction to the entire computer science curriculum up to GCSE level.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Object-oriented Programming in Python: Create Your Own Adventure GameCO210

Learn object-oriented programming principles by creating your own text-based adventure game in Python.

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Online safety through primary computing - short courseCP469

This short course will support the needs of schools in ensuring that they keep children safe whilst teaching computing and using technology to access the full primary curriculum.

Live remote training 13 December 19:00—13 December 2022
Live remote training 15 December 16:00—15 December 2022
Live remote training 12 January 16:00—12 January 2023
Live remote training 13 January 15:30—13 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 14:00—17 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 15:30—17 January 2023
Live remote training 17 January 15:45—17 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 09:30—19 January 2023
Live remote training 24 January 16:00—24 January 2023
Live remote training 27 January 10:00—27 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 15:30—31 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 15:45—31 January 2023
Live remote training 2 February 15:30—2 February 2023
Live remote training 7 February 16:00—7 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 16:00—13 February 2023
Live remote training 2 March 18:00—2 March 2023
Live remote training 7 March 16:00—7 March 2023
Live remote training 8 March 15:45—8 March 2023
Live remote training 16 May 15:45—16 May 2023
Live remote training 7 June 18:00—7 June 2023

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Outstanding primary computing for all - face to faceCP005

Computing is for every child, and the school curriculum must allow for all children to succeed. Computing subject leaders can make inclusive, effective curriculum implementation happen, leading to success for all.

Grantham 23 January 09:30—23 January 2023
Coventry 26 January 09:00—26 January 2023
Chesterfield 27 January 09:00—27 January 2023
Leicester 3 February 09:00—3 February 2023
Shrewsbury 3 February 09:30—3 February 2023
Hatfield 7 February 13:00—7 February 2023
Oxford 23 February 09:30—23 February 2023
Milton Keynes 27 February 09:30—27 February 2023
Exeter 17 March 09:00—17 March 2023
Nottingham 12 May 09:00—12 May 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Physical computing kit - KS2 Crumble - short courseCP252

Explore physical computing using the Crumble device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Chichester 9 December 10:30—9 December 2022
Stoke-on-Trent 12 December 13:00—12 December 2022
Maidstone 12 December 16:00—12 December 2022
Leeds 13 December 14:30—13 December 2022
Leicester 15 December 16:00—15 December 2022
Liphook 3 January 15:30—3 January 2023
Abbots Ripton 5 January 16:00—5 January 2023
Hull 9 January 15:30—9 January 2023
Orpington 9 January 16:00—9 January 2023
Chesterfield 10 January 13:00—10 January 2023
Shrewsbury 10 January 16:00—10 January 2023
Bilston 12 January 13:00—12 January 2023
Eastbourne 12 January 16:00—12 January 2023
Rochester 18 January 16:00—18 January 2023
Northampton 24 January 14:00—24 January 2023
Oxford 26 January 13:00—26 January 2023
Dartford 31 January 13:30—31 January 2023
Leeds 7 February 14:30—7 February 2023
Beverley 8 February 09:30—8 February 2023
Chertsey 9 February 15:30—9 February 2023
Maidstone 9 February 16:00—9 February 2023
Leicester 9 February 16:00—9 February 2023
Bognor Regis 10 February 15:30—10 February 2023
Orpington 20 February 16:00—20 February 2023
Dorking 24 February 15:30—24 February 2023
Stafford 15 March 15:00—15 March 2023
Remote delivered CPD 20 March 10:00—20 March 2023
Beverley 22 March 16:00—22 March 2023
Leeds 28 March 14:30—28 March 2023
Maidstone 28 March 16:00—28 March 2023
Orpington 17 April 16:00—17 April 2023
Cowes 20 April 15:30—20 April 2023
Maidstone 25 May 16:00—25 May 2023
Orpington 5 June 16:00—5 June 2023
Beverley 5 July 09:30—5 July 2023

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Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bit - short courseCP253

Explore physical computing using the micro:bit device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Godalming 13 December 13:30—13 December 2022
Stafford 19 December 16:30—19 December 2022
Orpington 10 January 16:00—10 January 2023
Orpington 21 February 16:00—21 February 2023
Liphook 22 February 15:30—22 February 2023
High Wycombe 20 March 09:00—20 March 2023
Leicester 6 April 16:00—6 April 2023
Orpington 18 April 16:00—18 April 2023
Orpington 6 June 16:00—6 June 2023

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Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi Pico - short courseCP254

Explore physical computing using the Raspberry Pi Pico device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Cambridge 1 March 15:45—1 March 2023

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Preparing for Ofsted in primary computing - short courseCP486

Find out what to expect from an Ofsted visit to your school and how you can prepare for it as a computing subject lead.

Live remote training 3 January 16:00—3 January 2023
Live remote training 12 January 15:45—12 January 2023
Live remote training 16 January 15:30—16 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 15:30—18 January 2023
Live remote training 19 January 15:30—19 January 2023
Coalville 24 January 14:00—24 January 2023
Live remote training 24 January 15:45—24 January 2023
Live remote training 25 January 16:00—25 January 2023
Live remote training 27 January 15:00—27 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 15:30—31 January 2023
Live remote training 6 February 15:45—6 February 2023
Live remote training 23 February 18:00—23 February 2023
Live remote training 3 March 15:30—3 March 2023
Live remote training 6 March 15:45—6 March 2023
Live remote training 13 March 15:45—13 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 16:00—15 March 2023
Live remote training 4 May 15:30—4 May 2023
Live remote training 23 May 18:30—23 May 2023
Live remote training 5 July 16:00—5 July 2023

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Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing - short courseCP444

Get yourself and your teaching team inspection-ready

Live remote training 10 January 16:00—10 January 2023
Live remote training 9 February 16:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 25 February 09:00—25 February 2023
Live remote training 2 March 16:00—2 March 2023
Live remote training 7 March 16:00—7 March 2023
Live remote training 8 March 09:00—8 March 2023

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Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

This short course, delivered by an experienced Professional Development Leader will support you ahead of taking the CSA test. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and revise topics.

Live remote training 20 December 13:00—20 December 2022
Live remote training 27 January 13:30—27 January 2023
Live remote training 22 February 13:00—22 February 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Preparing to teach GCSE computer science – intensive CPDCP286

Are you preparing to teach GCSE computer science? This intensive CPD pathway is perfect for those who've already delivered KS3 computing and are now looking to expand their subject knowledge.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Programming Safety & Security Residential and Intensive Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

Discover engaging and effective ways to help children use computational thinking.

Blyth 14 December 09:00—14 December 2022
Leicester 20 January 09:00—20 January 2023
Remote delivered CPD 30 January 09:30—30 January 2023
Warrington 30 January 09:30—30 January 2023
West Drayton 15 March 09:30—15 March 2023
Lincoln 9 May 09:30—9 May 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Primary programming and algorithms - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary computing. Be prepared to teach algorithms and programming to all ages of children, helping them develop their understanding through effective pedagogy.

Live remote training 16 January 00:00—13 February 2023
Live remote training 19 January 15:30—23 February 2023
Live remote training 24 January 14:00—26 January 2023
Live remote training 26 January 09:30—26 January 2023
Live remote training 2 February 09:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 6 February 09:30—6 February 2023
Live remote training 10 February 08:30—10 February 2023
Live remote training 27 February 09:30—27 February 2023
Live remote training 20 March 09:30—20 March 2023
Live remote training 27 March 10:15—27 March 2023
Live remote training 12 June 14:00—10 July 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207

Explore the basics of Python. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll learn to code your first program

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Programming 102: Think like a Computer ScientistCO208

Take your Python skills further. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll explore algorithms and list structures.

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Programming 103: Saving and Structuring DataCO219

Learn how to save and structure data in external files, and import files back into your Python programs. Supported by Google.

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Programming Pedagogy in Primary Schools: Developing Computing TeachingCO020

Investigate a range of pedagogical approaches for teaching programming to primary pupils

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Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing TeachingCO222

Examine a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for teaching computing in Key Stage 3

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Programming with GUIsCO217

Discover how to build your own Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Python and guizero.

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming with Python – intensive CPDCP287

Over this three day CPD package you'll learn how to program using Python, moving from the basics to working with data and advanced subject knowledge.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Programming with Python – ResidentialCP283

Over this three day residential you'll learn how to program using Python, moving from the basics to working with data and advanced subject knowledge.

Heslington 18 January 10:00—20 January 2023

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Practical work Data & information Programming Residential and Intensive Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration - remoteCP423

Learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

Live remote training 7 December 09:00—7 December 2022
Live remote training 14 December 09:30—14 December 2022
Live remote training 19 December 09:00—19 December 2022
Live remote training 4 January 18:30—6 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 18:30—20 January 2023
Live remote training 25 January 18:30—27 January 2023
Live remote training 30 January 15:30—6 February 2023
Live remote training 31 January 09:30—31 January 2023
Live remote training 2 February 09:30—2 February 2023
Live remote training 3 February 09:00—3 February 2023
Live remote training 7 February 14:00—21 February 2023
Live remote training 8 February 18:30—10 February 2023
Live remote training 22 February 18:30—24 February 2023
Live remote training 8 March 18:30—10 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 18:30—17 March 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for AQA specificationCP423B

Linked to the AQA 8525 specification, learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

Live remote training 7 February 09:30—7 February 2023

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Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for OCR specificationCP423A

Linked to the OCR J277 specification, learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

York 6 February 09:00—6 February 2023
Live remote training 9 February 09:00—9 February 2023

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Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for Pearson specificationCP423C

Linked to the Pearson 9-1 GCSE specification, learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

Live remote training 2 February 09:30—2 February 2023

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Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection and iteration - face to faceCP223

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Truro 9 December 09:30—9 December 2022
Knottingley 12 January 09:30—12 January 2023
Orpington 25 January 09:15—25 January 2023
Leeds 24 February 09:00—24 February 2023
Stafford 6 March 09:00—6 March 2023
Nottingham 12 June 09:30—12 June 2023

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - face to faceCP243

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring advanced programming techniques then implementing and testing these in a working solution.

Stoke-on-Trent 23 January 09:30—23 January 2023
Malvern 2 March 09:30—2 March 2023
York 13 March 09:00—13 March 2023
Wolverhampton 30 March 09:00—30 March 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - remoteCP463

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring advanced programming techniques then implementing and testing these in a working solution.

Live remote training 7 December 13:30—14 December 2022
Live remote training 3 February 09:00—9 March 2023
Live remote training 9 February 09:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:00—13 February 2023
Live remote training 17 February 09:30—17 February 2023
Live remote training 28 February 09:00—28 February 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - face to faceCP244

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - remoteCP464

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Live remote training 17 January 09:30—17 January 2023
Live remote training 2 March 09:00—2 March 2023
Live remote training 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023

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Python programming: working with data - face to faceCP233

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

Telford 9 December 09:30—9 December 2022
Ellesmere Port 14 December 09:30—14 December 2022
Cambridge 18 January 09:00—18 January 2023
Warrington 31 January 09:30—31 January 2023
York 27 February 09:00—27 February 2023
Leeds 1 March 09:00—1 March 2023
Wolverhampton 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023
Lincoln 9 March 09:30—9 March 2023

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Python programming: working with data - remoteCP433

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

Live remote training 11 January 18:30—13 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 09:00—18 January 2023
Live remote training 25 January 09:30—25 January 2023
Live remote training 1 February 18:30—3 February 2023
Live remote training 2 February 09:30—2 February 2023
Live remote training 23 February 09:00—23 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 18:30—3 March 2023
Live remote training 21 March 14:00—28 March 2023
Live remote training 22 March 18:30—24 March 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - face to faceCP220

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking

York 23 January 09:30—23 January 2023
Dartford 28 February 09:30—28 February 2023

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Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - remoteCP420

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 15 December 09:00—5 January 2023
Live remote training 11 January 15:30—18 January 2023
Live remote training 31 January 09:30—31 January 2023
Live remote training 1 February 09:00—1 February 2023
Live remote training 6 February 09:30—6 February 2023
Live remote training 3 March 14:15—10 March 2023
Live remote training 24 March 09:30—24 March 2023
Live remote training 9 April 09:00—9 April 2023

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Robotics With Raspberry Pi: Build and Program Your First Robot BuggyCO224

Examine the wider context of modern robotics and build a robot buggy controlled by a Raspberry Pi

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Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based ProgrammingCO211

Learn how to apply the thinking and programming skills you've learnt in Scratch

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science this course will teach you how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims.

Chatteris 27 January 09:30—27 January 2023
Lincoln 11 May 10:30—11 May 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science this course will teach you how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims.

Live remote training 10 February 09:00—10 February 2023

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Solving computational problems in KS3 computingCP436

Build the capability of students to solve problems in computing, and be ready for GCSE Computer Science

Live remote training 26 January 09:30—26 January 2023
Live remote training 15 February 09:30—15 February 2023

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Supporting GCSE computer science students at grades 1-3CP478

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.

Live remote training 9 December 09:00—9 December 2022
Live remote training 10 December 09:00—10 December 2022
Live remote training 9 January 09:30—9 January 2023
Live remote training 23 January 09:00—23 January 2023
Live remote training 25 January 09:30—25 January 2023
Live remote training 1 February 14:30—3 February 2023
Live remote training 6 February 10:00—6 February 2023
Live remote training 7 February 09:30—7 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 09:30—2 March 2023

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Supporting GCSE computer science students at grades 1-3 – face to faceCP278

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.

York 30 January 09:00—30 January 2023
Sheffield 9 February 09:00—9 February 2023
Malvern 9 February 09:30—9 February 2023

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Supporting student attainment in GCSE computer science - residentialCP284

Explore strategies to support students with GCSE computer science subject knowledge during this two-day residential.

Heslington 16 February 10:00—17 February 2023

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Teach Computing ConferenceCP310

London 25 February 09:00—25 February 2023

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Teach Computing in Schools: Creating a Curriculum for Ages 11 to 16CO230

Create an inspiring and engaging computing curriculum for secondary school students, using freely available resources.

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching advanced GCSE computer science pathway - Face to FaceCP281

Familiar with the subject knowledge required for GCSE computer science? Joining this pathway will develop your understanding of how best to support students of all abilities.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Teaching Computing Systems and Networks to 5- to 11-year-oldsCO042

Improve your subject knowledge and develop your teaching to help young children understand the computing systems and networks around them.

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Teaching Data and Information to 5- to 11-year-oldsCO044

Increase your knowledge of data and information, and how you can teach young children about this topic.

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Data & information Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science developing knowledge and understanding - face to faceCP241

During this CPD you'll explore effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.

Halesowen 13 December 09:00—13 December 2022
Southampton 18 January 09:30—18 January 2023
Leicester 19 January 09:00—19 January 2023
Cambridge 15 March 09:30—15 March 2023

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Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science pedagogy for programming - face to faceCP242

Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.

Leicester 19 January 09:00—19 January 2023
Warrington 24 January 09:30—24 January 2023
Cambridge 8 February 09:30—8 February 2023
Exeter 22 March 09:30—22 March 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - face to faceCP240

Improve student engagement in your GCSE computer science lessons by developing your classroom pedagogy.

Exeter 7 December 09:00—7 December 2022
Warrington 7 February 09:30—7 February 2023
Leicester 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023
Stafford 30 March 09:00—30 March 2023

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - remoteCP447

Improve student engagement in your GCSE computer science lessons by developing your classroom pedagogy.

Live remote training 22 February 09:30—22 February 2023
Live remote training 28 February 09:30—28 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 09:00—2 March 2023
Live remote training 7 March 09:00—7 March 2023

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

Develop your confidence to teach the whole key stage 1 computing curriculum successfully.

Richmond 10 January 09:30—24 January 2023
Buckden 3 March 10:00—10 March 2023
Wellington 10 May 09:15—14 June 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Key stage 1 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 1 - remoteCP450

This course is designed to give you confidence in teaching the key stage 1 computing curriculum, including foundational knowledge of computer science; the applications of information technology and the implications for digital literacy in the modern world.

Live remote training 10 January 09:00—10 January 2023
Live remote training 13 January 09:00—13 January 2023
Live remote training 16 January 14:00—6 February 2023
Live remote training 22 February 09:00—22 February 2023
Live remote training 3 March 09:00—3 March 2023

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Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 2 - remoteCP451

The second module of this course covers digital literacy and information technology, covering the whole computing curriculum. Find out how to use software creatively, safely and responsibly for inspiring projects, and plan a rigorous and inclusive curriculum .

Live remote training 27 January 09:00—27 January 2023
Live remote training 7 February 09:00—7 February 2023
Live remote training 27 February 14:00—21 March 2023
Live remote training 10 March 10:00—10 March 2023
Live remote training 22 March 09:00—22 March 2023

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Teaching key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

Broaden your understanding of computer systems, networks and the internet to teach key stage 2 computing.

Richmond 11 January 09:30—25 January 2023
Nottingham 10 February 09:00—10 March 2023
Warrington 14 February 09:30—6 March 2023
Wellington 21 February 09:15—22 March 2023
Stoke-on-Trent 28 February 09:00—27 March 2023
Derby 7 March 09:30—21 March 2023
Leicester 28 April 09:00—2 June 2023

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Cross curricular Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of the subject knowledge and pedagogy needed to effectively teach the computing curriculum in KS2.

Live remote training 1 March 13:30—8 March 2023
Live remote training 24 March 09:00—24 March 2023
Live remote training 24 April 14:00—6 June 2023

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Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

This course aims to deepen understanding of the subject knowledge and pedagogy needed to effectively teach the computing curriculum in KS2.

Live remote training 31 March 09:00—31 March 2023
Live remote training 21 June 14:00—12 July 2023

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching Physical Computing to 5- to 11-year-oldsCO043

Teach your young learners how to create electronic circuits, then learn to control them using block-based programming languages.

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and PythonCO205

Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator Secondary certificate

Teaching primary computing through contextsCP405

Explore ways to introduce contexts relating to cross-curricular topics, everyday life, and the wider world. These strategies will enable pupils to understand the practical applications of computing and explore career opportunities in an informal way.

Live remote training 9 December 09:00—9 December 2022
Live remote training 10 January 15:30—17 January 2023
Live remote training 18 January 09:30—18 January 2023
Live remote training 17 March 09:30—17 March 2023
Live remote training 27 March 09:30—27 March 2023
Live remote training 25 May 09:30—25 May 2023
Live remote training 9 June 09:30—9 June 2023

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Cross curricular Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching Programming to 5- to 11-year-oldsCO041

Build your subject knowledge and develop your skills in teaching programming

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The internet and cyber security - remoteCP432

Build on knowledge of local computer networks to cover the globally connected systems forming the internet.

Live remote training 16 January 09:30—16 January 2023
Live remote training 21 January 09:00—21 January 2023
Live remote training 24 January 14:00—31 January 2023
Live remote training 27 January 09:30—27 January 2023
Live remote training 9 February 14:30—15 February 2023
Live remote training 22 February 09:00—22 February 2023

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

The internet and cyber-security - face to faceCP232

Build on knowledge of local computer networks to cover the globally connected systems forming the internet.

Stafford 19 December 09:30—19 December 2022
Lincoln 22 June 10:30—22 June 2023

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Understanding Computer SystemsCO212

Understand how the components of a computer system interact with each other on this online course for computing teachers.

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Understanding Maths and Logic in Computer ScienceCO213

Improve your understanding and ability to teach maths and logic in computing while building elements of an escape room.

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