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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.

Hatfield 1 August 09:00—1 August 2024

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

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in computer science - remoteCP438

Learn about the different components of computer hardware, including devices not instantly recognisable as computers.

Live remote training 5 March 09:00—5 March 2024
Live remote training 20 March 09:00—20 March 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Assessing computational thinking in primary schools - short courseCP457

A short course providing practical guidance on the assessment of key thinking skills in primary computing

Live remote training 6 June 15:30—6 June 2024
Live remote training 17 June 15:30—17 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Hatfield 28 May 09:30—28 May 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Developing and supporting programming within your primary school- face to faceCP003

Ensure progression in programming, using effective approaches within your school.

Hatfield 26 March 09:30—26 March 2024
Hatfield 17 June 09:30—17 June 2024

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Diagnostic assessment for GCSE computer science - short courseCP412

Learn how to use quality-assured, free subject knowledge tests for diagnostic assessment of students of computer science GCSE.

Live remote training 13 May 15:30—13 May 2024
Live remote training 29 May 15:45—29 May 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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.

Hatfield 24 July 09:30—24 July 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 4 March 14:00—4 March 2024
Live remote training 11 March 14:00—11 March 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in year 5 - short courseCP460

A comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 5 using the Teach Computing Curriculum.

Live remote training 15 April 15:30—16 April 2024
Live remote training 23 April 09:00—23 April 2024

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Key stage 2 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.

London 13 March 09:30—13 March 2024
Hatfield 3 July 13:30—3 July 2024

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Leadership 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.

Hatfield 19 March 13:30—19 March 2024
Hatfield 30 April 16:00—30 April 2024

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Programming Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principlesCP247

Start to design a computing curriculum that supports deep learning by all students throughout KS3.

London 12 March 09:30—12 March 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary 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.

Hatfield 25 June 09:30—25 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing - face to faceCP211

For new subject leaders of computing, or those looking to progress their career through curriculum leadership.

Hatfield 25 July 09:00—26 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Physical computing kits - KS1 BeeBotsCP256

Explore physical computing in Key Stage 1 using Bee-Bots and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Hatfield 9 May 16:00—9 May 2024

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Physical computing kits - KS2 data loggersCP257

Explore physical computing, data and information in computing using data loggers and find out how Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage pupils.

Saffron Walden 11 March 15:30—11 March 2024
Hatfield 14 May 16:00—14 May 2024

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Data & information Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration - remoteCP423

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.

Live remote training 12 June 09:00—12 June 2024
Live remote training 20 June 09:00—20 June 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Hatfield 31 July 09:00—31 July 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 19 April 09:00—19 April 2024
Live remote training 24 April 09:00—24 April 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 3 May 09:00—3 May 2024
Live remote training 22 May 09:00—22 May 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science pedagogy for programming - face to faceCP242

Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.

Hatfield 2 August 09:00—2 August 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

The internet and cyber security - remoteCP432

Build on knowledge of local computer networks to cover the globally connected systems forming the internet.

Live remote training 15 July 09:15—15 July 2024
Live remote training 23 July 09:00—23 July 2024

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate