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Algorithms in GCSE computer science CP200

Develop your understanding of algorithms to successfully teach this topic in GCSE computer science.

  • Liverpool 29 August—30 August 2019
  • Derby 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Sunderland 2 September—16 September 2019
  • Sunderland 1 October—15 October 2019
  • York 18 September—17 October 2019
  • Sheffield 27 September—17 October 2019
  • Orpington 2 October—9 October 2019
  • High Wycombe 29 November—29 November 2019
  • High Wycombe 28 August—28 August 2019
  • London 19 September—3 October 2019
  • Harrow 8 August—9 August 2019
  • Hatfield 29 July—29 July 2019
  • Ipswich 2 October—11 October 2019
  • Stevenage 23 September—14 October 2019
  • York 1 August—2 August 2019

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Algorithmic Thinking Computing Mathematics Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An Introduction to Computer Networking for Teachers CO214

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

  • Online Course 1 July—18 August 2019

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Computer Networks Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Creative computing for Key stage 3 CP206

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

  • Rochdale 4 October—18 October 2019
  • Sunderland 5 August—2 September 2019
  • Sunderland 5 September—1 October 2019
  • York 5 September—10 October 2019
  • Ilminster 8 October—23 October 2019

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Computing Cross curricular Leadership Key stage 3

Data and computer systems in GCSE computer science CP201

Help your students understand computer systems, binary code and processor performance.

  • Cheshire 23 September—7 October 2019
  • Sunderland 7 August—22 August 2019
  • York 26 September—14 October 2019
  • Budbroke 19 August—27 August 2019
  • High Wycombe 19 December—19 December 2019
  • High Wycombe 29 August—29 August 2019
  • Gravesend 9 October—15 October 2019
  • London 17 October—31 October 2019
  • Hatfield 31 July—31 July 2019
  • Stevenage 30 September—16 October 2019
  • Nottingham 17 September—3 October 2019

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Computing CS Accelerator

GCSE Computer Science - developing outstanding teaching CP205

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

  • Sale 27 September—16 October 2019
  • Bradford 10 September—24 October 2019

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Computing Key stage 4

How Computers Work: Demystifying Computation CO206

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

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Impact of Technology: How To Lead Classroom Discussions CO215

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

  • Online Course 24 June—25 August 2019

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Computing Data & Information Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers CO216

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

  • Online Course 24 June—25 August 2019

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Computer Networks Computer Systems Computing Data & Information Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

KS4 computing for all CP207

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

  • Wigan 11 October—11 October 2019
  • Pudsey 16 October—16 October 2019
  • Wimborne 27 September—27 September 2019
  • Ilminster 19 September—19 September 2019

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Computing Cross curricular Leadership Key stage 4

NCCE - Coaching and Mentoring CP760

This course is for the recording of 1:1 mentoring discussions with teachers on the CS Accelerator programme to record hours towards the KPI targets

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Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

NCCE facilitator development programme (stage one) - Invitation Only CP725

Become an accredited Associate Facilitator of our National Centre of Computing Education CPD.

  • Peterborough 7 October—28 October 2019

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Computing Train the trainer Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4

NCCE Train the Trainer CP705

Successfully plan and deliver courses to other course facilitators

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Computing Train the trainer Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Networks and cyber-security in GCSE computer science CP202

Develop your knowledge of networks, computer security and guarding against threats to successfully teach your students

  • Cheshire 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Sunderland 27 August—3 September 2019
  • Sunderland 22 July—29 July 2019
  • York 27 September—21 October 2019
  • High Wycombe 20 December—20 December 2019
  • High Wycombe 30 August—30 August 2019
  • Gravesend 24 October—30 October 2019
  • Ilminster 17 September—1 October 2019
  • London 14 October—28 October 2019
  • Hatfield 26 July—26 July 2019
  • Stevenage 7 October—21 October 2019
  • Cambridge 10 September—24 September 2019
  • Nottingham 25 September—9 October 2019

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Computer Networks Computing Safety & Security Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Object-oriented Programming in Python: Create Your Own Adventure Game CO210

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

  • Online Course 29 July—23 September 2019

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Computing Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Pre January 2019 CSA Face to Face CPD CP750

This course is for teachers who attended CPD at the NSLC related to KS4 Computer Science , whilst the NCCE was being established. It is a holding account to recognise their CPD towards their CPD journey with the NCCE.

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Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Primary programming and algorithms CP003

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

  • Oldham 8 October—8 October 2019
  • Liverpool 3 September—3 September 2019
  • Liverpool 18 October—18 October 2019
  • Manchester 1 October—1 October 2019
  • Manchester 15 October—15 October 2019
  • Cullercoats 1 October—1 October 2019
  • Ashington 24 October—24 October 2019
  • Sunderland 18 September—18 September 2019
  • Sunderland 16 October—16 October 2019
  • South Shields 26 September—26 September 2019
  • Hull 17 October—17 October 2019
  • Bradford 10 October—10 October 2019
  • Telford 28 September—28 September 2019
  • Crawley 2 March—2 March 2020
  • Betchworth 8 October—8 October 2019
  • Portsmouth 25 September—25 September 2019
  • Bracknell 23 September—23 September 2019
  • Caterham 29 November—29 November 2019
  • Ilminster 26 September—26 September 2019
  • London 13 September—13 September 2019
  • London 7 October—7 October 2019
  • Stevenage 10 October—10 October 2019
  • Peterborough 3 October—3 October 2019

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Algorithmic Thinking Computing Cross curricular Mathematics Programming Key stage 2

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators CO207

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

  • Online Course 29 July—23 September 2019

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Computing Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming 102: Think like a Computer Scientist CO208

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

  • Online Course 29 July—23 September 2019

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Computing Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming with GUIs CO217

  • Online Course 29 July—23 September 2019

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Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming essentials for GCSE computer science CP203

Discover the fundamentals of programming and develop your skills to teach GCSE computer science.

  • Liverpool 27 August—28 August 2019
  • Oldham 22 July—23 July 2019
  • Sale 2 October—30 October 2019
  • Sunderland 29 July—12 August 2019
  • Sunderland 2 September—16 September 2019
  • Sunderland 26 July—1 August 2019
  • Sunderland 30 August—13 September 2019
  • York 9 September—9 October 2019
  • Sheffield 7 October—21 October 2019
  • Orpington 16 September—26 September 2019
  • High Wycombe 25 October—25 October 2019
  • High Wycombe 7 January—14 January 2020
  • High Wycombe 27 August—27 August 2019
  • Gravesend 18 September—2 October 2019
  • London 16 September—30 September 2019
  • London 12 September—26 September 2019
  • Harrow 5 August—6 August 2019
  • Hatfield 30 July—30 July 2019
  • Stevenage 27 September—18 October 2019
  • Ipswich 4 October—25 October 2019
  • Cambridge 1 October—29 October 2019
  • York 30 July—31 July 2019

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Computing Mathematics Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing Data with Images and Sound: Bringing Data to Life CO209

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

  • Online Course 16 September—28 October 2019

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Computing Data & Information Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based Programming CO211

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

  • Online Course 29 July—23 September 2019

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Computing Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Teaching and leading key stage 1 computing CP001

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

  • Liverpool 20 September—4 October 2019
  • Cullercoats 10 September—24 September 2019
  • Cullercoats 8 October—22 October 2019
  • Sunderland 9 September—16 September 2019
  • South Shields 10 September—2 October 2019
  • Bradford 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Sheffield 4 October—21 October 2019
  • Hull 2 October—15 October 2019
  • Telford 20 September—12 October 2019
  • Betchworth 22 October—12 November 2019
  • Portsmouth 11 September—2 October 2019
  • Orpington 19 September—3 October 2019
  • Gosport 4 September—25 September 2019
  • Crawley 17 January—7 February 2020
  • London 9 September—23 September 2019
  • Stevenage 26 September—14 October 2019
  • Flitwick 7 October—17 October 2019
  • Grimsby 10 October—31 October 2019

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Computing Key stage 1

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing CP002

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

  • Liverpool 17 September—1 October 2019
  • Manchester 4 October—8 November 2019
  • Ashington 25 September—4 October 2019
  • Cullercoats 11 September—25 September 2019
  • Cullercoats 9 October—23 October 2019
  • South Shields 11 September—3 October 2019
  • Bradford 25 September—9 October 2019
  • Hull 3 October—16 October 2019
  • Portsmouth 17 September—3 October 2019
  • Crawley 11 November—25 November 2019
  • Havant 7 October—21 October 2019
  • London 14 October—28 October 2019
  • Stevenage 30 September—24 October 2019
  • Lowestoft 12 September—20 September 2019
  • Flitwick 9 October—18 October 2019
  • Cambridge 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Grimsby 2 October—16 October 2019

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Computing Key stage 2

Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Python CO205

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

  • Online Course 9 September—4 November 2019

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching Programming in Primary Schools CO010

Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch

  • Online Course 2 September—28 October 2019

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Computing Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Understanding Computer Systems CO212

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

  • Online Course 1 July—18 August 2019

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Computer Systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Understanding Maths and Logic in Computer Science CO213

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

  • Online Course 1 July—18 August 2019

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator