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Algorithms in GCSE computer science CP200

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

  • Manchester 7 June—2 July 2019
  • Ormskirk 30 April—23 May 2019
  • Ormskirk 24 May—27 June 2019
  • Poulton-le-Fylde 16 May—19 June 2019
  • Ilkley 5 June—3 July 2019
  • Malvern 8 May—22 May 2019
  • Tadley 3 July—17 July 2019
  • Portsmouth 4 June—8 July 2019
  • Southampton 15 July—17 July 2019
  • Plymouth 14 June—28 June 2019
  • Dorset 5 June—5 July 2019
  • Ilminster 28 June—12 July 2019
  • London 4 April—18 April 2019
  • London 11 June—25 June 2019
  • London 10 May—24 May 2019
  • London 19 September—3 October 2019
  • Watford 28 June—12 July 2019
  • Bedford 26 June—3 July 2019
  • Hatfield 29 July—29 July 2019
  • Dereham 27 March—29 April 2019
  • Cambridge 2 April—30 April 2019
  • Nottingham 17 June—8 July 2019

Computing Mathematics Key stage 4

An Introduction to Computer Networking for Teachers CO214

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

  • Online Course 25 March—13 May 2019

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 10 May—7 June 2019
  • Ormskirk 5 June—26 June 2019
  • Manchester 16 May—6 June 2019
  • York 29 April—24 May 2019
  • Pickering 13 June—4 July 2019
  • Tadley 12 June—24 June 2019
  • Portsmouth 6 June—11 July 2019
  • Southampton 16 July—18 July 2019
  • Truro 22 May—27 June 2019
  • Ilminster 12 June—27 June 2019
  • London 2 May—23 May 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
  • Dereham 1 April—8 May 2019
  • Cambridge 26 June—17 July 2019
  • Nottingham 17 September—3 October 2019

Computing

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

  • York 27 March—3 June 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.

  • Online Course 1 April—26 May 2019

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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

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

  • Liverpool 8 April—9 April 2019
  • Sheffield 3 April—16 April 2019
  • York 24 April—25 April 2019
  • Southampton 3 April—9 July 2019
  • London 15 July—30 September 2019
  • London 7 May—21 May 2019
  • Hatfield 8 April—26 June 2019
  • Hatfield 24 April—1 July 2019
  • Hatfield 7 May—9 July 2019
  • Ipswich 7 June—18 June 2019
  • Bury St Edmunds 27 June—12 July 2019
  • Ipswich 7 June—18 June 2019
  • Bury St Edmunds 27 June—12 July 2019
  • York 16 April—20 May 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 7 May—3 June 2019
  • Manchester 19 June—17 July 2019
  • Manchester 25 June—9 July 2019
  • Cheshire 24 September—8 October 2019
  • Ormskirk 3 May—22 May 2019
  • Rochdale 21 May—4 June 2019
  • Ormskirk 21 May—18 June 2019
  • Manchester 13 June—27 June 2019
  • York 3 June—27 June 2019
  • Bradford 17 May—26 June 2019
  • Leeds 6 June—2 July 2019
  • Sheffield 12 June—24 June 2019
  • Telford 29 March—10 April 2019
  • Tadley 5 June—10 June 2019
  • Portsmouth 4 April—13 May 2019
  • Truro 23 May—28 June 2019
  • Dorset 13 June—12 July 2019
  • Ilminster 17 September—1 October 2019
  • London 23 April—3 May 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
  • Dereham 13 May—12 June 2019
  • Cambridge 10 September—24 September 2019
  • Nottingham 25 September—9 October 2019

Computing Key stage 4

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 18 February—14 April 2019

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Outstanding teaching of key stage 1 computing CP001

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

  • Liverpool 2 April—14 May 2019
  • Liverpool 18 June—16 July 2019
  • Manchester 13 June—27 June 2019
  • Ormskirk 21 May—10 June 2019
  • Worsley 17 June—1 July 2019
  • York 7 May—22 May 2019
  • Southampton 29 March—25 April 2019
  • Tadley 6 June—13 June 2019
  • Portsmouth 2 April—9 May 2019
  • Portsmouth 11 June—12 July 2019
  • Plymouth 4 July—18 July 2019
  • Cheltenham 5 June—10 July 2019
  • London 11 April—25 April 2019
  • London 9 September—23 September 2019
  • London 24 April—8 May 2019
  • Stevenage 5 June—18 June 2019
  • Peterborough 25 April—23 May 2019
  • Boston 1 April—30 April 2019
  • Cambridge 24 April—22 May 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
  • Wigan 2 April—29 April 2019
  • Ormskirk 3 June—26 June 2019
  • Ormskirk 22 May—11 June 2019
  • Sale 22 May—11 June 2019
  • Sale 18 June—2 July 2019
  • York 9 May—23 May 2019
  • Sheffield 4 June—26 June 2019
  • Telford 24 May—14 June 2019
  • Portsmouth 20 May—20 June 2019
  • Tadley 13 June—11 July 2019
  • Bath 10 June—26 June 2019
  • Truro 7 June—8 July 2019
  • Ilminster 2 July—16 July 2019
  • London 5 April—10 May 2019
  • London 14 October—28 October 2019
  • London 2 July—16 July 2019
  • London 22 May—5 June 2019
  • Stevenage 30 April—21 May 2019
  • St Albans 23 May—27 June 2019
  • Nottingham 2 April—1 May 2019
  • Peterborough 4 April—8 May 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.

  • Liverpool 5 April—5 April 2019
  • Liverpool 17 May—17 May 2019
  • Manchester 29 April—29 April 2019
  • Manchester 4 July—4 July 2019
  • Kirkby 28 June—28 June 2019
  • Ormskirk 1 April—1 April 2019
  • Preston 20 May—20 May 2019
  • Ormskirk 20 May—20 May 2019
  • Manchester 12 June—12 June 2019
  • Manchester 3 July—3 July 2019
  • York 8 May—8 May 2019
  • Sheffield 9 July—9 July 2019
  • Telford 5 April—5 April 2019
  • Portsmouth 15 May—15 May 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
  • Truro 12 July—12 July 2019
  • Plymouth 11 July—11 July 2019
  • Dorset 4 July—4 July 2019
  • Cheltenham 1 July—1 July 2019
  • Ilminster 26 September—26 September 2019
  • London 9 April—9 April 2019
  • London 29 April—29 April 2019
  • London 15 May—15 May 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
  • Milton Keynes 22 May—22 May 2019
  • Hatfield 21 June—21 June 2019
  • Ipswich 3 April—3 April 2019
  • Bury St Edmunds 1 April—1 April 2019
  • Stevenage 3 June—3 June 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

Computing Cross curricular Mathematics 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 Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Python programming essentials for GCSE computer science CP203

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

  • Manchester 9 May—6 June 2019
  • Manchester 20 June—16 July 2019
  • Ormskirk 13 May—3 June 2019
  • Manchester 4 April—2 May 2019
  • Rossendale 13 May—3 June 2019
  • Rossendale 13 June—4 July 2019
  • Poulton-le-Fylde 6 June—24 June 2019
  • York 13 May—10 June 2019
  • York 13 June—2 July 2019
  • Malvern 5 June—19 June 2019
  • Tadley 22 May—3 June 2019
  • Portsmouth 16 May—13 June 2019
  • Southampton 10 June—13 June 2019
  • Bath 17 June—5 July 2019
  • Plymouth 21 June—5 July 2019
  • Ilminster 4 June—18 June 2019
  • London 30 April—10 May 2019
  • London 4 June—18 June 2019
  • London 16 September—30 September 2019
  • London 3 May—17 May 2019
  • London 12 September—26 September 2019
  • Watford 2 May—8 May 2019
  • Bedford 10 July—17 July 2019
  • Hatfield 30 July—30 July 2019
  • Hitchin 26 June—10 July 2019
  • Nottingham 18 June—10 July 2019
  • Cambridge 1 October—29 October 2019

Computing Mathematics Key stage 4

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

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

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 4 March—22 April 2019

Computing 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

  • Online Course 1 April—26 May 2019

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Teaching Programming in Primary Schools CO010

Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch

  • Online Course 4 March—22 April 2019

Computing 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 25 March—13 May 2019

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 25 March—13 May 2019

Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4