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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 24 June—15 July 2019
  • Manchester 7 June—2 July 2019
  • Ormskirk 10 June—5 July 2019
  • Sunderland 3 June—4 June 2019
  • Sunderland 1 July—2 July 2019
  • Sunderland 2 September—3 September 2019
  • Sunderland 1 October—2 October 2019
  • Ilkley 19 June—3 July 2019
  • Coventry 5 July—17 July 2019
  • Stoke on Trent 12 June—28 June 2019
  • High Wycombe 7 June—28 June 2019
  • Tadley 3 July—17 July 2019
  • Southampton 15 July—17 July 2019
  • Reading 7 June—17 June 2019
  • Plymouth 14 June—28 June 2019
  • Wimborne 5 June—5 July 2019
  • Ilminster 28 June—12 July 2019
  • Swindon 17 June—16 July 2019
  • London 11 June—25 June 2019
  • London 19 September—3 October 2019
  • Watford 28 June—12 July 2019
  • Sawbridgeworth 5 June—19 June 2019
  • Bedford 26 June—3 July 2019
  • Hatfield 29 July—29 July 2019
  • Ipswich 2 October—10 October 2019
  • Stevenage 23 September—14 October 2019
  • Nottingham 17 June—8 July 2019
  • Scunthorpe 10 June—5 July 2019

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

Computer Networks Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Data and computer systems in GCSE computer science CP201

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

  • Manchester 11 June—10 July 2019
  • Manchester 24 June—8 July 2019
  • Cheshire 23 September—7 October 2019
  • Ormskirk 17 June—11 July 2019
  • Ormskirk 5 June—26 June 2019
  • Sunderland 1 June—2 June 2019
  • Sunderland 3 June—4 June 2019
  • Sunderland 1 October—2 October 2019
  • Pickering 13 June—4 July 2019
  • Sheffield 19 June—8 July 2019
  • Stoke on Trent 25 June—16 July 2019
  • Tadley 12 June—24 June 2019
  • Southampton 16 July—18 July 2019
  • Ilminster 12 June—27 June 2019
  • Swindon 11 June—11 July 2019
  • Cheltenham 26 June—17 July 2019
  • London 5 July—19 July 2019
  • London 12 June—26 June 2019
  • London 17 October—31 October 2019
  • Hitchin 1 July—15 July 2019
  • Hatfield 31 July—31 July 2019
  • Hatfield 19 June—25 June 2019
  • Stevenage 30 September—16 October 2019
  • Cambridge 26 June—17 July 2019
  • Nottingham 17 September—3 October 2019
  • Scunthorpe 24 June—16 July 2019

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

  • Cheltenham 24 June—16 July 2019
  • Hatfield 27 June—18 July 2019

Computing Key stage 4

How Computers Work: Demystifying Computation CO206

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

Computing Key stage 3 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.

  • Manchester 29 May—5 June 2019
  • London 15 July—30 September 2019
  • Ipswich 7 June—18 June 2019
  • Grantham 5 June—20 June 2019
  • York 16 July—7 October 2019

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

  • York 3 June—3 June 2019

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

  • Manchester 19 June—17 July 2019
  • Manchester 25 June—9 July 2019
  • Cheshire 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Manchester 13 June—27 June 2019
  • Sunderland 3 June—4 June 2019
  • Sunderland 1 July—2 July 2019
  • Sunderland 1 October—2 October 2019
  • York 3 June—27 June 2019
  • Leeds 6 June—2 July 2019
  • Sheffield 12 June—24 June 2019
  • Ellesmere 13 June—4 July 2019
  • Stoke on Trent 26 June—17 July 2019
  • Tadley 5 June—10 June 2019
  • Wimborne 13 June—12 July 2019
  • Ilminster 17 September—1 October 2019
  • Swindon 10 June—9 July 2019
  • London 1 July—15 July 2019
  • London 5 June—19 June 2019
  • London 14 October—28 October 2019
  • Chelmsford 1 July—8 July 2019
  • Hatfield 26 July—26 July 2019
  • Stowmarket 1 July—8 July 2019
  • Stevenage 7 October—21 October 2019
  • Cambridge 10 September—24 September 2019
  • Nottingham 25 September—9 October 2019
  • Scunthorpe 25 June—18 July 2019

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.

Computing Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Outstanding teaching of key stage 1 computing CP001

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

  • Liverpool 18 June—16 July 2019
  • Manchester 13 June—27 June 2019
  • Liverpool 20 September—4 October 2019
  • Worsley 17 June—1 July 2019
  • Sunderland 2 September—3 September 2019
  • Bradford 18 June—11 July 2019
  • Walsall 11 June—2 July 2019
  • Telford 20 September—12 October 2019
  • Tadley 6 June—8 July 2019
  • Portsmouth 11 June—12 July 2019
  • Betchworth 25 June—17 July 2019
  • Plymouth 4 July—18 July 2019
  • Cheltenham 12 June—10 July 2019
  • Swindon 14 June—15 July 2019
  • London 9 September—23 September 2019
  • Stevenage 5 June—18 June 2019
  • Stevenage 26 September—14 October 2019
  • Ipswich 6 June—14 June 2019
  • Lowestoft 3 June—17 June 2019
  • Flitwick 7 October—17 October 2019
  • Nottingham 11 June—1 July 2019

Computing Key stage 1

Outstanding teaching of key stage 2 computing CP002

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

  • Liverpool 4 June—2 July 2019
  • Liverpool 17 September—1 October 2019
  • Ormskirk 3 June—26 June 2019
  • Sale 18 June—2 July 2019
  • Sunderland 1 July—2 July 2019
  • Sunderland 2 September—3 September 2019
  • Sheffield 4 June—26 June 2019
  • Bridlington 13 June—27 June 2019
  • Bradford 11 June—25 June 2019
  • Walsall 18 June—9 July 2019
  • Tadley 13 June—11 July 2019
  • Betchworth 18 June—3 July 2019
  • Bath 10 June—26 June 2019
  • Truro 7 June—8 July 2019
  • Ilminster 2 July—16 July 2019
  • London 14 October—28 October 2019
  • London 2 July—16 July 2019
  • Stevenage 30 September—24 October 2019
  • Lowestoft 12 September—20 September 2019
  • Flitwick 9 October—18 October 2019
  • Boston 3 June—28 June 2019
  • Cambridge 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Dereham 13 June—26 June 2019

Computing Key stage 2

Primary programming and algorithms CP003

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

  • Knowsley 2 July—2 July 2019
  • Manchester 4 July—4 July 2019
  • Kirkby 28 June—28 June 2019
  • Liverpool 6 September—6 September 2019
  • Manchester 12 June—12 June 2019
  • Manchester 3 July—3 July 2019
  • Sunderland 1 June—1 June 2019
  • Sunderland 3 June—3 June 2019
  • Scarborough 12 June—12 June 2019
  • Sheffield 9 July—9 July 2019
  • Bridlington 20 June—20 June 2019
  • Bradford 19 June—19 June 2019
  • Malvern 25 June—25 June 2019
  • Telford 28 September—28 September 2019
  • Tadley 18 July—18 July 2019
  • Newport 24 June—24 June 2019
  • Portsmouth 26 June—26 June 2019
  • Southampton 28 June—28 June 2019
  • Betchworth 11 June—11 June 2019
  • Truro 12 July—12 July 2019
  • Plymouth 11 July—11 July 2019
  • Wimborne 4 July—4 July 2019
  • Cheltenham 1 July—1 July 2019
  • Ilminster 26 September—26 September 2019
  • Swindon 7 June—7 June 2019
  • London 13 September—13 September 2019
  • London 7 June—7 June 2019
  • London 7 October—7 October 2019
  • London 7 June—7 June 2019
  • London 17 July—17 July 2019
  • Halstead 6 June—6 June 2019
  • Hatfield 21 June—21 June 2019
  • Stevenage 3 June—3 June 2019
  • Stevenage 10 October—10 October 2019
  • Nottingham 2 July—2 July 2019
  • Peterborough 3 October—3 October 2019
  • Boston 8 July—8 July 2019
  • Cambridge 3 July—3 July 2019

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

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.

Computing Programming Key stage 3 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.

  • Manchester 20 June—16 July 2019
  • Liverpool 25 June—16 July 2019
  • Rossendale 13 June—4 July 2019
  • Poulton-le-Fylde 6 June—24 June 2019
  • Sunderland 2 September—3 September 2019
  • York 13 June—2 July 2019
  • Malvern 5 June—19 June 2019
  • Ellesmere 6 June—27 June 2019
  • Tamworth 13 June—27 June 2019
  • Coventry 24 June—1 July 2019
  • Stoke on Trent 17 June—3 July 2019
  • Southampton 10 June—13 June 2019
  • Reading 13 June—24 June 2019
  • High Wycombe 6 June—27 June 2019
  • Reading 13 June—24 June 2019
  • Bath 17 June—5 July 2019
  • Plymouth 21 June—5 July 2019
  • Wimborne 17 June—17 July 2019
  • Ilminster 4 June—18 June 2019
  • Swindon 14 June—15 July 2019
  • Wimborne 17 June—17 July 2019
  • London 4 June—18 June 2019
  • London 16 September—30 September 2019
  • London 12 September—26 September 2019
  • Bedford 10 July—17 July 2019
  • Hatfield 30 July—30 July 2019
  • Hitchin 26 June—10 July 2019
  • Sawbridgeworth 12 June—26 June 2019
  • Stevenage 27 September—18 October 2019
  • Ipswich 4 October—25 October 2019
  • Nottingham 18 June—10 July 2019
  • Cambridge 1 October—29 October 2019
  • Scunthorpe 11 June—2 July 2019

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.

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

Computing Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching Programming in Primary Schools CO010

Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch

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.

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.

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator