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Advanced GCSE Computer Science - Spring into the Computer Science Accelerator Easter 2021

CP251 Face to face course

This Easter, use the 'advanced teaching of GCSE computer science' pathway to upskill with the advanced topics of GCSE computer science.

Key stage 3 Key stage 4
Face to face course 2 days
  • Remote delivered CPD 16 April 10:00—17 April 2021
The ‘advanced teaching of GCSE computer science’ pathway is designed for teachers who are already confident in subject knowledge up to GCSE who are looking to improve student progress and attainment even further. Over a period of two weeks you will develop your GCSE Computer Science subject knowledge leading towards recognised certification. You'll be supported along the way by experienced teaching professionals, among a group of your peers. You'll participate in live remote CPD and mentored, online CPD accessible on-demand.With a choice of course options available, you'll become confident in supporting students of GCSE computer science, including the highest achievers. You'll take away ready-to-use and successful teaching approaches from experienced teachers, supported by the latest research and evidence.Over the two week period, you’ll complete the two remote courses below: A bursary is available upon completion of the CS Accelerator programme - for information see this page.

By completing this pathway you will:

  • Diagnose any computer science subject knowledge deficits, and fill any gaps.
  • Develop detailed knowledge of the Computer Science GCSE and its expectations of students and teachers including the highest achievers.
  • Gain certification that recognises your subject knowledge.

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