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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.

Oxford 15 July 09:30—15 July 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 GCSE computer science - face to faceCP238

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

Bicester 12 July 09:30—12 July 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 3 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 2 July 15:45—2 July 2024
Live remote training 11 July 15:30—11 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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.

Newbury 10 June 09:30—10 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

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

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

Oxford 14 March 09:30—14 March 2024
23 May 09:30—23 May 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 10 June 15:45—10 June 2024
Live remote training 20 June 15:30—20 June 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.

Bicester 15 March 09:30—15 March 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 3 - short courseCP459

Explore how to teach computing in Year 3 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 7 May 09:00—7 May 2024
Live remote training 16 May 09:30—16 May 2024

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Computing Key stage 2 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 2 May 09:30—2 May 2024
Live remote training 21 May 09:00—21 May 2024

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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.

Langley 28 March 09:30—28 March 2024
Chorleywood 22 April 13:30—22 April 2024
Bicester 13 May 15:30—13 May 2024
Amersham 14 May 16:00—14 May 2024
Chinnor 16 July 13:30—16 July 2024

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Programming Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to the Teach Computing Curriculum - short courseCP461

Find out about the Teach Computing Curriculum and how to implement it in your school.

Live remote training 20 March 15:45—20 March 2024
Live remote training 26 March 15:45—26 March 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

KS4 computing for all - face to faceCP207

This action-oriented professional development course explores the options available to computing teachers in different school contexts

Aylesbury 6 June 09:30—6 June 2024

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 4 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.

Newbury 9 July 09:30—9 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Leading primary computing - module 2 - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence. Raise the profile of computing through resources, enrichment opportunities and staff development. Learn how to manage change in your subject.

Live remote training 16 July 09:30—16 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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.

Chorleywood 22 April 11:00—22 April 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.

Chorleywood 22 April 15:30—22 April 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 4 July 09:10—4 July 2024
Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for OCR specificationCP423A

Linked to the OCR J277 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.

Live remote training 4 March 14:15—8 March 2024
Live remote training 11 March 09:30—11 March 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development 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 17 April 09:30—17 April 2024
Live remote training 9 May 09:15—9 May 2024
Live remote training 23 May 09:15—23 May 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 6 June 09:30—6 June 2024
Live remote training 7 June 09:10—7 June 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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 22 April 09:30—22 April 2024
Live remote training 26 April 09:30—26 April 2024

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