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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, with bursaries available for schools and colleges to help you participate.

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

Select individual courses, or make your learning go further, by enrolling on our national certification programmes in primary computing, or GCSE computer science.

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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.

  • Gloucester 12 January 09:00—12 January 2021
  • Milton Keynes 17 June 09:30—17 June 2021

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 24 November 16:00—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 November 09:00—26 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 09:00—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 09:00—1 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 16:30—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 December 09:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 16:00—12 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 14:25—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 6 January 16:00—18 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 16:15—25 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 January 09:00—27 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 February 09:30—16 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 February 16:00—2 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 March 16:00—11 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 March 16:30—18 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 March 16:00—29 March 2021
  • 25 March 09:30—25 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 April 16:00—16 April 2021

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An Introduction to Computer Networking for TeachersCO214

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

  • Online Course 2 November—3 January 2021

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • Derby 5 February 09:30—5 February 2021
  • Milton Keynes 30 June 09:30—30 June 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 February—5 February 2021

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

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

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 24 November 09:00—24 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 November 09:00—26 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 15:40—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 13:00—9 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 December 16:00—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 December 16:00—6 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 December 14:25—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 December 13:30—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 6 January 16:00—20 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 09:00—11 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 January 17:00—19 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 January 16:00—27 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 January 09:30—27 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 February 16:00—11 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 February 00:00—12 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 February 09:00—24 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 March 17:00—30 March 2021
  • Remote Delivered CPD 23 March 09:30—30 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 April 18:00—6 April 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 21 April 17:00—28 April 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 28 June 17:00—5 July 2021

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

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.

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Computer systems Computing 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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 27 November 14:00—7 December 2020
  • 30 November 17:00—4 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—9 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 16:00—9 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 17:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 December 09:30—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 December 17:00—18 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 13 January 00:00—13 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 January 17:30—29 January 2021
  • 18 January 17:00—22 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 January 16:30—3 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 January 16:00—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 January 13:00—27 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 February 16:00—8 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 February 09:00—24 February 2021
  • 19 March 17:00—20 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 23 March 16:00—29 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 June 10:00—24 June 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 July 09:30—1 July 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 July 17:00—15 July 2021

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Computer systems Computing 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 Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • 12 December 09:30—12 December 2020
  • 18 January 09:00—18 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 January 13:00—2 February 2021
  • 29 January 09:00—29 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 February 00:00—5 February 2021
  • 26 February 09:00—26 February 2021

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Computer systems Data & information Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • Online Course 7 December—31 January 2021

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Cross curricular Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Creative computing for key stage 3 - face to faceCP206

This course will provide you with the theory, background and practical application to design and build a curriculum leading to increased engagement and student success

  • Milton Keynes 29 April 09:30—24 June 2021

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Leadership Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 3

Design and Prototype Embedded Computer SystemsCO218

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

  • Online Course 2 November—3 January 2021

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

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Computer networks Computing 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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 10:00—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 16:00—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 13:30—4 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 December 09:30—4 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 17:00—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 December 09:00—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 December 13:00—6 January 2021
  • 7 January 16:00—28 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 January 16:00—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 January 16:00—1 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 January 09:30—22 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 January 16:00—26 February 2021
  • 25 January 17:00—1 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 January 10:00—26 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 February 14:00—1 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 February 09:00—12 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 March 16:00—3 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 March 17:00—18 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 March 16:00—23 March 2021
  • 15 March 17:00—22 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 June 09:30—22 June 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 July 17:00—15 July 2021

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

GCSE Computer Science - developing outstanding teaching - face to faceCP205

This course helps teachers of GCSE to develop their classroom practice and deliver outstanding teaching of GCSE computer science

  • Milton Keynes 28 April 09:30—14 July 2021
  • Reading 28 April 10:00—23 June 2021

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Cross curricular Impact of technology Programming Computing Key stage 4

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.

  • Didcot 27 January 09:30—27 January 2021
  • Milton Keynes 22 April 09:30—22 April 2021

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Leadership Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 11 December 09:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 January 09:00—4 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 January 09:30—8 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 13 January 09:15—13 January 2021
  • 15 January 09:00—15 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 January 09:00—20 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 21 January 16:00—4 February 2021
  • 4 February 09:00—4 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 February 13:00—24 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 February 09:30—22 February 2021
  • Remote Delivered CPD 23 February 09:30—3 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 March 14:00—12 April 2021
  • 11 March 09:00—11 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 17 March 09:00—17 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 March 09:00—19 March 2021

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Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

How Computers Work: Demystifying ComputationCO206

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

  • Online Course 5 October—13 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—1 February 2021

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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

  • Online Course 2 November—3 January 2021

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

Improving Computing Classroom Practice Through Action ResearchCO030

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

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Introduction to Cybersecurity for TeachersCO216

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

  • Online Course 5 October—6 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—25 January 2021

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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.

  • Online Course 5 October—6 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—25 January 2021

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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

  • Online Course 7 December—7 February 2021

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

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.

  • Manningtree 4 January 08:45—4 January 2021
  • Manningtree 4 January 08:45—4 January 2021
  • London 25 January 09:30—25 January 2021
  • Gloucester 26 January 09:00—26 January 2021
  • Milton Keynes 6 July 09:30—6 July 2021

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 09:00—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 14:00—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 December 09:30—5 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 December 14:00—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 09:00—7 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 09:00—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 December 13:00—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 December 09:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 December 09:30—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 January 00:00—5 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 January 16:00—25 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 January 09:00—12 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 January 10:00—28 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 January 09:00—27 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 January 18:00—28 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 February 09:30—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 February 16:00—24 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 23 February 16:00—2 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 March 09:30—2 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 March 16:30—18 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 March 16:00—18 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 17 March 00:00—17 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 April 09:00—16 April 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 June 17:00—21 June 2021

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Introduction to Web DevelopmentCO221

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

  • Online Course 5 October—6 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—25 January 2021

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Key stage 3 computing for the non specialist teacher - remoteCP445

For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key subject knowledge topics required to teach the computing Key Stage 3 programme of study.

  • Remote delivered CPD 25 November 16:30—9 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 09:30—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 December 15:40—17 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 January 16:00—18 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 18 January 16:30—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 January 09:00—20 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 January 09:00—22 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 February 09:30—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 February 16:00—4 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 February 15:30—25 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 February 16:00—2 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 February 09:00—26 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 March 16:30—18 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 March 09:30—2 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 March 09:00—24 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 March 10:30—28 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 April 16:30—13 May 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 May 17:00—13 May 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 June 16:30—1 July 2021

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 3

KS3 computing for the non-specialist teacher - face to faceCP215

For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key subject knowledge topics required to teach the computing Key Stage 3 programme of study.

  • Derby 22 January 09:30—22 January 2021
  • Derby 4 March 09:30—4 March 2021

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3

KS4 computing for all - face to faceCP207

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

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

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

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

  • York 26 November 09:30—16 December 2020

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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.

  • Online Course 7 December—7 February 2021

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Computer networks Programming CS Accelerator

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.

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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.

  • Online Course 5 October—13 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—1 February 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

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

  • Derby 2 December 09:30—2 December 2020
  • Lancashire 8 January 09:00—8 January 2021
  • Gloucester 11 February 09:00—11 February 2021
  • Basildon 17 March 09:30—17 March 2021
  • Redruth 24 March 09:30—24 March 2021
  • Redruth 19 April 09:30—19 April 2021
  • Milton Keynes 15 June 09:30—15 June 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 26 November 09:30—26 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 13:00—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 00:00—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:30—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 December 09:00—4 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 December 13:00—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 December 09:30—5 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 16:00—4 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 December 09:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 December 09:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 December 13:00—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 January 14:00—21 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 January 15:30—28 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 January 16:00—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 28 January 00:00—11 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 February 00:00—9 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 February 16:00—12 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 February 09:00—9 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 February 10:00—16 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 18 February 09:00—18 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 February 16:00—9 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 February 15:30—16 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 March 00:00—24 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 17 March 16:00—31 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 March 09:00—26 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 May 17:00—20 May 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 June 09:00—25 June 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 February—1 February 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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

  • Online Course 2 November—10 January 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • Online Course 7 December—7 February 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • Online Course 5 October—6 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—25 January 2021

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Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming Pedagogy in Primary Schools: Developing Computing TeachingCO020

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

  • Online Course 2 November—10 January 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing TeachingCO222

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

  • Online Course 7 December—7 February 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Programming with GUIsCO217

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

  • Online Course 2 November—3 January 2021

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Computing 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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 17:30—4 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—3 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 15:45—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 December 13:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 12:30—1 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 14:00—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 16:00—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 December 14:30—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 December 09:30—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 December 17:30—18 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 January 16:00—3 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 January 16:00—28 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 January 16:30—10 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 February 09:00—15 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 23 February 16:00—11 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 March 09:00—3 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 March 16:00—22 March 2021
  • Remote Delivered CPD 17 March 09:30—24 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 17 March 18:00—18 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 March 09:30—25 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 June 09:30—8 June 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

  • Grays 24 March 09:30—24 March 2021

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Programming Computing 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.

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Programming Computing 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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 12 January 16:00—21 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 January 09:30—14 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 January 16:00—10 February 2021
  • 29 January 09:00—29 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 February 09:30—10 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 March 00:00—3 March 2021
  • 2 March 09:00—2 March 2021

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Programming Computing 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.

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 15:45—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 14:00—25 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 February 09:15—4 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 February 09:30—10 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 March 00:00—17 March 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • Derby 4 February 09:30—4 February 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: working with data - remoteCP433

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 24 November 13:30—25 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 November 16:00—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 November 09:00—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 13:00—2 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 16:00—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 16:00—10 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 December 10:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 21 December 09:30—21 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 16:00—19 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 January 00:00—1 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 28 January 16:00—10 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 February 09:30—25 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 March 16:00—8 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 March 16:00—25 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 March 16:00—23 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 21 May 09:30—21 May 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 21 June 17:00—28 June 2021

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Programming Computing 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

  • Derby 11 March 09:30—11 March 2021

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • 27 November 10:00—5 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 09:00—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 17:00—1 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 16:00—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 December 09:00—3 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 14:30—16 December 2020
  • 10 December 13:00—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 19:00—18 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 13 January 16:00—20 January 2021
  • 15 January 18:00—16 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 January 16:00—4 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 February 16:00—10 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 March 19:00—22 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 March 09:30—22 March 2021
  • 31 March 16:00—1 April 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 June 17:00—14 June 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 February—16 February 2021

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing Data with Images and Sound: Bringing Data to LifeCO209

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

  • Online Course 7 December—7 February 2021

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Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

  • Online Course 5 October—6 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—25 January 2021

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Programming CS Accelerator

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

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

  • Online Course 2 November—10 January 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3

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.

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Algorithms Computing 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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 16:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 09:30—11 January 2021
  • Remote Delivered CPD 12 January 12:00—19 January 2021
  • 13 January 09:00—13 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 January 09:30—26 January 2021
  • 11 February 09:00—11 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 March 09:30—4 March 2021
  • 19 March 09:00—19 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 March 17:00—25 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 13 May 10:00—13 May 2021

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching and leading key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

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

  • Gloucester 6 January 09:00—11 January 2021
  • Ilford 2 February 13:30—30 March 2021
  • Ilford 4 February 13:30—1 April 2021
  • Lancashire 1 March 09:00—19 March 2021
  • Trowbridge 30 April 09:00—3 May 2021

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Leadership Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1

Teaching and leading 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.

  • Remote delivered CPD 24 November 13:00—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 November 13:00—3 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 January 09:00—4 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 January 09:30—8 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 13 January 14:00—4 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 January 14:00—21 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 January 09:00—15 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 18 January 16:00—1 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 January 09:30—26 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 February 09:00—3 February 2021
  • 9 February 09:30—9 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 February 09:30—9 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 February 09:00—16 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 18 February 09:00—18 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 February 09:30—19 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 23 February 16:30—4 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 February 13:30—3 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 March 16:00—29 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 18 March 14:00—30 March 2021

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 1

Teaching and leading 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 .

  • Remote delivered CPD 26 November 14:00—26 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 16:00—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—7 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 09:00—2 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 13:30—18 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 16:00—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 December 13:00—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 December 16:00—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 February 09:30—9 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 February 16:00—23 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 February 09:30—12 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 February 09:30—16 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 17 February 09:00—17 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 February 00:00—25 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 March 09:30—3 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 March 14:00—16 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 March 09:00—10 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 March 09:00—12 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 March 16:00—31 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 29 March 09:30—29 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 April 17:00—26 April 2021

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

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

  • Gloucester 23 February 09:00—3 March 2021
  • Ilford 27 April 13:30—29 June 2021
  • Ilford 29 April 13:30—1 July 2021
  • Trowbridge 30 April 09:00—4 May 2021
  • Milton Keynes 6 May 09:30—9 June 2021
  • Lancashire 18 June 09:00—2 July 2021

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

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy.

  • Remote delivered CPD 26 November 14:00—4 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 12:00—4 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 15:00—9 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 16:00—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 16:00—2 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 December 13:00—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 16:00—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 09:00—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 December 09:00—11 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 14 December 12:00—18 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 January 00:00—7 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 January 09:00—7 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 00:00—19 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 11 January 00:00—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 12 January 16:00—2 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 13 January 18:00—14 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 18 January 00:00—25 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 19 January 09:10—19 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 29 January 09:00—29 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 February 15:30—25 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 February 09:00—8 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 February 09:00—16 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 February 09:00—16 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 February 09:00—26 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 March 16:00—23 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 March 16:00—17 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 March 09:30—16 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 May 17:00—7 June 2021

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

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

Skilfully combining a wide range of software applications and multimedia such as video, images and sound, you will be better able to support children in creative and engaging project work across the whole primary curriculum.

  • Remote delivered CPD 24 November 09:30—24 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 November 09:00—25 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 25 November 16:00—2 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 09:30—30 November 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 14:00—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 3 December 16:00—3 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 7 December 09:30—7 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 December 16:00—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 10 December 14:00—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 15 December 09:00—15 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 18 December 09:00—18 December 2020
  • 12 January 09:00—12 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 January 09:30—26 January 2021
  • 3 February 09:00—3 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 February 14:00—23 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 February 16:00—25 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 17 February 09:00—17 February 2021
  • 22 February 09:00—22 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 February 14:00—1 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 24 February 14:30—24 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 4 March 14:00—18 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 March 09:30—5 March 2021
  • 8 March 09:00—8 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 March 15:30—23 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 23 March 09:30—23 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 April 17:00—4 May 2021

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

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

  • Online Course 7 December—14 February 2021

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching Programming in Primary SchoolsCO010

Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch

  • Online Course 5 October—13 December 2020
  • Online Course 4 January—1 February 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

The internet and cyber security - remoteCP432

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 30 November 16:00—14 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 December 15:45—17 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 2 December 13:30—9 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 December 09:30—8 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 December 16:00—16 December 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 13 January 13:00—20 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 January 14:00—3 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 22 January 09:00—22 January 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 1 February 19:00—10 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 5 February 09:00—5 February 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 9 February 16:30—9 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 8 March 09:30—8 March 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 21 April 19:00—4 May 2021
  • Remote delivered CPD 26 April 09:30—26 April 2021

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing 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.

  • Derby 18 March 09:30—18 March 2021

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

Understanding Computer SystemsCO212

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

  • Online Course 2 November—3 January 2021

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

  • Online Course 2 November—3 January 2021

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator