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.
We offer financial support to state-funded schools and colleges across England, including subsidies to support supply cover for continuing professional development.
Assessment and progression in KS3 computingCP212
For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key formative and assessment strategies needed in key stage 3 and beyond, including strategies relating to programming.
Tags for this course:Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate
Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437
Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.
Tags for this course:Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate
Data-driven IT projects in secondary computingCP485
Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.
Tags for this course:Practical work Data & information Mathematics Secondary certificate
Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remote - short courseCP440
Explore the big picture with the current Gender imbalance in GSCE computer science between girls and boys. Be part of discussions around reasons for this gap, including, lack of role models, unconscious bias, and a non-inclusive curriculum amongst others. Consider different strategies inside and outside of the classroom to support the narrowing of the gap before finally planning effective interventions in KS3 to improve the uptake in your own school.
Tags for this course:Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4
Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466
Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum
Tags for this course:Key stage 1
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.
Tags for this course:Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate
Physical computing kit - KS2 Crumble - short courseCP252
Explore physical computing using the Crumble device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.
Tags for this course:Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 2
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.
Tags for this course:Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 3
Preparing for Ofsted in primary computing - short courseCP486
Find out what to expect from an Ofsted visit to your school and how you can prepare for it as a computing subject lead.
Tags for this course:Key stage 1 Key stage 2
Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for Pearson specificationCP423C
Linked to the Pearson 9-1 GCSE specification, learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.