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Computing courses for teachers

Discover our range of professional development courses, designed to help you teach computing. Courses cover key stages 1 to 4 and cater for all levels of knowledge.

Choose how and when you want to learn, through face to face, online, or live remote training.

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We offer financial support to state-funded schools and colleges across England, including subsidies to support supply cover for continuing professional development.

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An introduction to algorithms, programming and data in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP228

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

York 9 July 09:30—9 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Assessment in secondary computing - short courseCP413

Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, during this course you’ll explore formative and summative assessment strategies whilst understanding how to accurately assess.

Live remote training 1 July 16:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 11 July 16:00—11 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.

Leeds 14 June 10:30—14 June 2024
Doncaster 24 June 09:30—24 June 2024
Rotherham 27 June 09:00—27 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Careers and enrichment in primary computing with STEM Ambassadors - short courseCP441

Find out how career-linked learning and enrichment opportunities can provide motivation and broaden horizons for learners at primary school.

Live remote training 10 June 15:30—10 June 2024

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE (face to face)CP226

For computer science teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the foundation subject knowledge required to teach the computing programme of study.

Doncaster 19 June 09:30—19 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

Explore how to teach computing in Year 1 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 10 July 14:00—10 July 2024
Live remote training 17 July 14:00—17 July 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your schoolCP255

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.

Sheffield 7 June 09:30—7 June 2024
Beverley 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024
Dodworth 27 June 09:30—27 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Inclusive Computing in Primary SchoolsCP005

Computing is for every child, and the school curriculum must allow for all children to succeed. Computing subject leaders can make inclusive, effective curriculum implementation happen, leading to success for all.

Rotherham 3 July 09:15—3 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers - remoteCP429

Learn how to use programming techniques using VEX, Crumble or Micro:bits. Create simple block-based computer programs, discover how to create algorithms and how computers use data.

Live remote training 3 February 09:00—4 February 2025
Live remote training 27 February 09:00—28 February 2025
Live remote training 10 March 09:00—11 March 2025
Live remote training 19 March 09:00—20 March 2025

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Introduction to primary computing - face to faceCP004

For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, looking at computer science, programming, information technology and digital literacy.

Doncaster 4 July 10:30—4 July 2024
York 18 October 09:30—18 October 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to the micro:bit in key stage 2 - short courseCP292

Explore physical computing using the micro: bit device; finding out how it can be used to develop understanding of programming through creative digital projects.

Selby 4 June 15:45—4 June 2024
Barnsley 12 June 16:50—12 June 2024
Barnsley 19 June 16:30—19 June 2024

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Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Leading primary computing - module 1 - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders. Improve your understanding of the role and the subject. Identify where your school is now and plan for improvements.

Doncaster 11 June 10:30—11 June 2024
Doncaster 2 July 10:30—2 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing - remoteCP411

Develop the leadership skills and management practices to confidently coordinate an effective computing department.

Live remote training 17 June 09:30—18 June 2024
Live remote training 25 June 09:30—26 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bit - short courseCP253

Explore physical computing using the micro:bit device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Doncaster 19 June 16:00—19 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection and iteration - face to faceCP223

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Doncaster 20 June 09:30—20 June 2024

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - remoteCP464

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Live remote training 12 September 09:00—12 September 2024
Live remote training 26 September 09:00—26 September 2024
Live remote training 10 October 09:00—10 October 2024
Live remote training 17 October 09:00—17 October 2024
Live remote training 7 November 09:00—7 November 2024
Live remote training 21 November 09:00—21 November 2024
Live remote training 5 December 09:00—5 December 2024
Live remote training 12 December 09:00—12 December 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Python programming: working with data - remoteCP433

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

Live remote training 14 November 09:00—14 November 2024
Live remote training 28 November 09:00—28 November 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - remoteCP420

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 3 April 09:00—3 April 2025
Live remote training 24 April 09:00—24 April 2025
Live remote training 1 May 09:00—1 May 2025
Live remote training 8 May 09:00—8 May 2025
Live remote training 12 June 09:00—12 June 2025
Live remote training 10 July 09:00—10 July 2025
Live remote training 17 July 09:00—17 July 2025

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode for OCR specificationCP420A

Improve your knowledge of algorithms whilst referencing the current OCR GCSE computer science specification. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 10 December 09:00—10 December 2024
Live remote training 17 December 09:00—17 December 2024

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Data & information Algorithms Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate