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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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An Introduction to algorithms, programming and data in computer science - remoteCP428

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

Live remote training 15 July 09:00—15 July 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Birmingham 6 July 09:30—6 July 2022
Birmingham 11 July 09:30—11 July 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 11 July 09:00—11 July 2022

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Birmingham 7 July 09:30—7 July 2022
Coventry 21 July 08:30—21 July 2022

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Birmingham 7 July 09:00—14 July 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

CSA and NCCE celebration events 2022CP334

Regional celebration events for graduates of the NCCE certificates, held during July 2022.

Birmingham 4 July 13:00—4 July 2022

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Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE - remoteCP426

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.

Live remote training 14 July 09:00—14 July 2022

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Birmingham 5 July 09:30—5 July 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 6 July 15:45—6 July 2022

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Key stage 1

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 7 July 15:45—7 July 2022

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Key stage 1

Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

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

Live remote training 7 July 15:45—7 July 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in year 4 - short courseCP465

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 7 July 15:45—7 July 2022
Live remote training 12 July 14:30—12 July 2022

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Key stage 2

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 6 July 15:45—6 July 2022
Live remote training 7 July 14:30—7 July 2022

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Key stage 2

Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

Explore how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 4 July 15:45—4 July 2022
Live remote training 5 July 14:30—5 July 2022

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Key stage 2

Higher attainment in computer science - meeting the challenges of the exams - remoteCP439

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science, look at how students should tackle exam questions and use key resources such as moderator reports, how retrieval and interleaving can be used and mapping progression from KS3 to KS4.

Live remote training 5 July 14:30—13 July 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Birmingham 14 July 09:30—14 July 2022

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Outstanding primary computing for all - face to faceCP005

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.

Birmingham 12 July 09:30—12 July 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

This short course, delivered by an experienced facilitator will support you ahead of taking the CSA test. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and revise topics.

Live remote training 29 June 15:30—29 June 2022
Live remote training 13 July 14:45—13 July 2022
Live remote training 18 July 16:15—18 July 2022
Live remote training 21 July 12:45—21 July 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Physical computing Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Primary programming and algorithms - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary computing. Be prepared to teach algorithms and programming to all ages of children, helping them develop their understanding through effective pedagogy.

Live remote training 7 July 09:00—7 July 2022

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Algorithms Programming Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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 5 July 09:00—5 July 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Birmingham 13 July 09:30—13 July 2022

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - remoteCP463

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring advanced programming techniques then implementing and testing these in a working solution.

Live remote training 8 July 09:00—8 July 2022
Live remote training 8 July 09:00—8 July 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 July 09:00—6 July 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - face to faceCP220

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

Coventry 30 June 09:30—30 June 2022

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Algorithms Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 12 July 09:30—12 July 2022

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Algorithms Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 8 July 09:00—8 July 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

The internet and cyber-security - face to faceCP232

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

Coventry 29 June 09:30—29 June 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator