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

  • London 19 September—3 October 2019
  • Stevenage 23 September—14 October 2019
  • Derby 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Sheffield 27 September—17 October 2019
  • Warwick 30 September—14 October 2019
  • Sunderland 1 October—15 October 2019
  • Liverpool 2 October—16 October 2019
  • Orpington 2 October—9 October 2019
  • Ipswich 2 October—11 October 2019
  • Swindon 4 October—18 October 2019
  • Ashington 11 October—25 October 2019
  • London 17 October—30 October 2019
  • Southampton 30 October—31 October 2019
  • London 30 October—31 October 2019
  • York 11 November—27 November 2019
  • Hatfield 20 November—11 December 2019
  • High Wycombe 29 November—29 November 2019

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Algorithmic thinking Computing Mathematics Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

  • London 23 September—23 September 2019
  • Birmingham 25 September—25 September 2019
  • York 3 October—3 October 2019

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  • London 24 September—24 September 2019
  • Birmingham 26 September—26 September 2019
  • York 4 October—4 October 2019

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  • London 14 October—14 October 2019
  • Birmingham 15 October—15 October 2019
  • York 16 October—16 October 2019

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  • London 19 November—19 November 2019
  • Birmingham 20 November—20 November 2019
  • York 21 November—21 November 2019

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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

  • Truro 19 September—17 October 2019
  • Rochdale 4 October—18 October 2019
  • Hatfield 4 October—31 October 2019
  • Ilminster 8 October—23 October 2019
  • St Helens 6 November—12 February 2020

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Cross curricular Leadership Computing Key stage 3

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

  • Cheshire 23 September—7 October 2019
  • Bristol 26 September—25 October 2019
  • York 26 September—14 October 2019
  • Stevenage 30 September—16 October 2019
  • Plymouth 2 October—28 October 2019
  • London 17 October—31 October 2019
  • Warwic 21 October—24 October 2019
  • Warwick 21 October—24 October 2019
  • Ipswich 13 November—4 December 2019
  • York 25 November—9 December 2019
  • High Wycombe 19 December—19 December 2019

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Computing CS Accelerator

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
  • Oldham 9 October—4 March 2020

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Computing Key stage 4

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

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

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

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 Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Perfect for those with little experience of teaching computing, develop your subject knowledge and understanding of programming essentials.

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Computing Key stage 3

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

  • Ilminster 19 September—19 September 2019
  • Wimborne 27 September—27 September 2019
  • Middlesbrough 30 September—30 September 2019
  • Scunthorpe 2 October—2 October 2019
  • Wigan 11 October—11 October 2019
  • Pudsey 16 October—16 October 2019
  • Plymouth 18 October—18 October 2019

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Cross curricular Leadership Computing Key stage 4

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

  • York 19 September—30 September 2019
  • Peterborough 7 October—28 October 2019
  • York 9 October—11 December 2019
  • London 11 October—11 December 2019
  • Birmingham 14 October—3 December 2019

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

Successfully plan and deliver courses to other course facilitators

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Train the trainer Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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

  • Cheshire 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Nottingham 25 September—9 October 2019
  • Swindon 27 September—16 October 2019
  • York 27 September—21 October 2019
  • Plymouth 3 October—30 October 2019
  • Stevenage 7 October—21 October 2019
  • London 14 October—28 October 2019
  • Southampton 28 October—29 October 2019
  • York 2 December—18 December 2019
  • High Wycombe 20 December—20 December 2019

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

  • Middlesbrough 23 September—23 September 2019
  • Bracknell 23 September—23 September 2019
  • Portsmouth 25 September—25 September 2019
  • South Shields 26 September—26 September 2019
  • Ilminster 26 September—26 September 2019
  • Telford 27 September—27 September 2019
  • Bromsgrove 30 September—30 September 2019
  • Manchester 1 October—1 October 2019
  • Cullercoats 1 October—1 October 2019
  • Peterborough 3 October—3 October 2019
  • Middlesbrough 7 October—7 October 2019
  • London 7 October—7 October 2019
  • Betchworth 8 October—8 October 2019
  • Oldham 8 October—8 October 2019
  • Bradford 10 October—10 October 2019
  • Stevenage 10 October—10 October 2019
  • Bromsgrove 14 October—14 October 2019
  • Bromsgrove 14 October—14 October 2019
  • Manchester 15 October—15 October 2019
  • Sunderland 16 October—16 October 2019
  • Hull 17 October—17 October 2019
  • Bath 18 October—18 October 2019
  • Liverpool 18 October—18 October 2019
  • Ashington 24 October—24 October 2019
  • Ipswich 29 October—29 October 2019
  • Manchester 7 November—7 November 2019
  • Telford 22 November—22 November 2019
  • Telford 22 November—22 November 2019
  • Caterham 29 November—29 November 2019
  • Ipswich 29 November—29 November 2019
  • Bury St Edmunds 3 December—3 December 2019
  • Crawley 2 March—2 March 2020

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Cross curricular Algorithmic thinking Programming Computing Mathematics Key stage 2

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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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

  • Online Course 29 July—23 September 2019

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Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

  • Ashington 20 September—27 September 2019
  • Bristol 27 September—14 October 2019
  • Stevenage 27 September—18 October 2019
  • Cambridge 1 October—29 October 2019
  • Sale 2 October—30 October 2019
  • London 3 October—10 October 2019
  • Plymouth 4 October—31 October 2019
  • Ipswich 4 October—25 October 2019
  • Sheffield 7 October—21 October 2019
  • Southampton 21 October—23 October 2019
  • High Wycombe 25 October—25 October 2019
  • London 30 October—31 October 2019
  • Warwic 4 November—25 November 2019
  • York 4 November—21 November 2019
  • Hatfield 6 November—27 November 2019
  • High Wycombe 20 December—7 January 2020
  • High Wycombe 7 January—14 January 2020

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Programming Computing Mathematics Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

  • Online Course 16 September—28 October 2019

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

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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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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

  • Swindon 19 September—10 October 2019
  • Basingstoke 20 September—14 October 2019
  • Telford 20 September—11 October 2019
  • Bradford 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Stevenage 26 September—14 October 2019
  • Bury St Edmunds 27 September—9 October 2019
  • Ashington 30 September—10 October 2019
  • Belford 1 October—8 October 2019
  • Hull 2 October—15 October 2019
  • Prudhoe 3 October—9 October 2019
  • Malvern 4 October—25 October 2019
  • Bradford 4 October—21 October 2019
  • Flitwick 7 October—17 October 2019
  • Cullercoats 8 October—22 October 2019
  • Grimsby 10 October—31 October 2019
  • Liverpool 11 October—22 November 2019
  • Betchworth 22 October—12 November 2019
  • Ipswich 5 November—21 November 2019
  • Manchester 14 November—5 December 2019
  • Crawley 17 January—7 February 2020

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Computing Key stage 1

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

  • Belford 23 September—15 October 2019
  • Ashington 23 September—15 October 2019
  • Belford 23 September—15 October 2019
  • Prudhoe 24 September—22 October 2019
  • Cambridge 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Bradford 25 September—9 October 2019
  • Ashington 25 September—4 October 2019
  • Manchester 26 September—17 October 2019
  • Stevenage 30 September—24 October 2019
  • Swindon 1 October—21 October 2019
  • London 1 October—7 October 2019
  • Grimsby 2 October—16 October 2019
  • Hull 3 October—16 October 2019
  • Manchester 4 October—8 November 2019
  • Havant 7 October—21 October 2019
  • Cullercoats 9 October—23 October 2019
  • Flitwick 9 October—18 October 2019
  • London 14 October—28 October 2019
  • Bury St Edmunds 1 November—13 November 2019
  • Telford 8 November—6 December 2019
  • Crawley 11 November—25 November 2019
  • Hatfield 13 November—4 December 2019
  • Malvern 22 November—6 December 2019

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Computing Key stage 2

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

Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch

  • Online Course 2 September—28 October 2019

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator