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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 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 25 January 09:00—25 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking 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.

Cambridge 25 January 09:30—25 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 6 January 09:00—6 January 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCP239

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE 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.

Cambridge 6 January 09:00—6 January 2023

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Leadership Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Ely 9 March 16:00—9 March 2023

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Programming Key stage 2

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principles (remote)CP435

Get a solid grounding in curriculum design, leading to the implementation of an outstanding KS3 computing curriculum with impact in the classroom.

Live remote training 1 March 13:30—8 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 2): creative curriculum content, sequencing and pedagogy (remote)CP458

Develop a knowledge-based curriculum for excellent in KS3, supported by the most effective teaching approaches.

Live remote training 8 March 13:00—8 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary 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

Remote delivered CPD 25 January 15:30—1 February 2023
Remote delivered CPD 22 February 09:30—22 February 2023

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

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence, making the most of the resources and teaching staff available.

Live remote training 19 January 09:30—26 January 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Mentoring support for computing leads - short courseCP402

This course is aimed at current mentors of early careers teachers across different subject specialism who want to know more about what good computing looks like.

Live remote training 6 February 15:30—6 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Mentoring support for non-computing mentors - short courseCP401

This course is aimed at current mentors of early careers teachers across different subject specialism who want to know more about what good computing looks like.

Live remote training 1 February 15:30—1 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Online safety through primary computing - short courseCP469

This short course will support the needs of schools in ensuring that they keep children safe whilst teaching computing and using technology to access the full primary curriculum.

Live remote training 31 January 15:30—31 January 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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.

Abbots Ripton 5 January 16:00—5 January 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 2

Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi Pico - short courseCP254

Explore physical computing using the Raspberry Pi Pico device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Cambridge 1 March 15:45—1 March 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems 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 16 January 00:00—13 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 9 February 09:00—9 February 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: working with data - face to faceCP233

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

Cambridge 18 January 09:00—18 January 2023

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Programming Key stage 3 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 18 January 09:00—18 January 2023

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Programming 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 31 January 09:30—31 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science this course will teach you how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims.

Chatteris 27 January 09:30—27 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Supporting GCSE computer science students at grades 1-3CP478

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.

Live remote training 7 February 09:30—7 February 2023

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Leadership Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching GCSE computer science developing knowledge and understanding - face to faceCP241

During this CPD you'll explore effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.

Cambridge 15 March 09:30—15 March 2023

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Key stage 4 Secondary 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.

Cambridge 8 February 09:30—8 February 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

Develop your confidence to teach the whole key stage 1 computing curriculum successfully.

Buckden 3 March 10:00—10 March 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Key stage 1 Primary certificate