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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 of primary computingCP007

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

Oxford 27 June 09:00—27 June 2024

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Leadership 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 20 June 15:30—20 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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 1 July 09:30—1 July 2024
Live remote training 8 July 12:00—8 July 2024

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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.

Oxford 4 July 09:30—4 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.

Chinnor 16 July 09:30—16 July 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.

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
Oxford 12 December 09:00—12 December 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.

Oxford 12 December 09:00—15 January 2025

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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