Designed for teachers who are already confident in subject knowledge up to GCSE level, the ‘teaching advanced GCSE computer science’ track will help those looking to improve student progress and attainment even further.
The ‘CSA in the summer’ CPD package will provide you the opportunity to develop your GCSE Computer Science 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 face to face CPD and mentored online CPD on-demand.
By engaging with this CPD, you'll become confident in supporting students of GCSE computer science, including those currently studying the subject and the highest achievers. You'll take-away ready-to-use and successful teaching approaches from experienced teachers, supported by the latest research and evidence.
This CPD package includes three courses:
- Higher attainment in computer science: meeting the challenges of the exams
- Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing
- Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation
Who is it for?
This CPD is intended for teachers who are confident with their subject knowledge of the computing curriculum, up to GCSE level. It is anticipated you’ll have a secure understanding of how to program using Python.
How will you learn?
Hands-on experiential learning with the collaborative support of your peers. Expert advice and instruction on the GCSE curriculum and the expectations of a computer science teacher, from experienced classroom practitioners.
How long is the course?
On the residential course hosted in York you will complete three courses from the Computer Science Accelerator programme, totalling approximately 15 hours, split across three days. Click through to book to see further details.
On the non-residential face-to-face course in High Wycombe you will complete two of the courses from the Computer Science Accelerator programme, totalling approximately 10 hours, split across 2 days. Click through to book to see further details.