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Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators

CO207 Online course

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

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On this course, you’ll explore programming in Python. You’ll discover basic programming concepts, learning how to understand the basics of python syntax and interpret error messages.

Ultimately, you’ll use your new coding skills to create your first program - which will be able to solve a simple problem.

You will:

  • Explore basic programming concepts such as sequencing and repetition                 
  • Identify use cases for 'for' and 'while' loops, if statements and functions                
  • Produce your own program to solve a simple problem                                                  
  • Interpret error messages, with a knowledge of basic Python syntax

This course is part of the Teach primary computing

Teach primary computing

Our nationally recognised qualification will support you to demonstrate your commitment to developing your own practice and to computing as a school subject.

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This course is part of the Subject knowledge certificate

Subject knowledge certificate

Our professional development programme, Computer Science Accelerator, is designed to help you develop or refresh your subject knowledge and leads to a nationally recognised certificate.

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