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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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Adapted teaching and effective learning interventions in secondary computingCP448

Develop an evidence-informed approach to education recovery over a sustained period, securing the computing education of young people following a period of great disruption.

Live remote training 6 July 09:30—6 July 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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 16 February 09:30—16 February 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 February 15:00—2 February 2022
Live remote training 24 May 15:30—24 May 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437

Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.

Live remote training 10 May 09:30—10 May 2022

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Computer processors and instruction sets - remoteCP431

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Live remote training 28 February 09:00—28 February 2022

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer systems: input, output and storage - remoteCP421

Take your first steps to opening up the computer, exploring the main components, their role and how they work together in computer systems.

Live remote training 8 February 09:30—8 February 2022

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Computer systems Data & information Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computing as a second subject for non-specialist teachers - short courseCP308

Learn about the benefits of being able to teach computing as a second subject, including ways in which the National Centre for Computing Education can support you on this journey.

Remote delivered CPD 14 February 13:30—14 February 2022

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Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 22 February 16:00—22 February 2022

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Leadership 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 15 February 09:30—15 February 2022

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Algorithms 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 21 April 15:30—21 April 2022

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Computing 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 31 March 15:30—31 March 2022
Live remote training 15 June 15:30—15 June 2022

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Computing 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 25 March 15:30—25 March 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 14 March 15:30—14 March 2022
Live remote training 23 June 15:30—23 June 2022

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Computing 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 4 May 15:30—4 May 2022

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Computing 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 29 June 15:30—29 June 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers - remoteCP429

Learn how to use programming techniques using VEX, Crumble or Micro:bits. Create simple block-based computer programs, discover how to create algorithms and how computers use data.

Live remote training 28 June 09:00—5 July 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to primary computing - remoteCP454

For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, including programming essentials using Scratch.

Live remote training 7 June 09:30—7 June 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 14 April 09:30—14 April 2022

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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 26 April 09:30—26 April 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusion (remote)CP449

Put computational thinking at the heart of an inclusive and equitable curriculum, and broaden the appeal of computing.

Live remote training 3 May 09:30—3 May 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 3 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 16 May 10:30—23 May 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing -remoteCP411

Develop the leadership skills and management practices to confidently coordinate an effective computing department.

Live remote training 14 June 09:30—21 June 2022

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Leadership Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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.

Cambridge 17 February 14:00—17 February 2022
Cambridge 31 May 14:00—31 May 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 2

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bit - short courseCP253

Explore physical computing using the micro:bit device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Cambridge 18 February 11:00—18 February 2022
Cambridge 31 May 11:00—31 May 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 3

Preparing for Ofsted in primary computing - short courseCP486

Find out what to expect from an Ofsted visit to your school and how you can prepare for it as a computing subject lead.

Live remote training 8 February 15:30—8 February 2022
Remote delivered CPD 9 June 15:30—9 June 2022

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 10 February 16:30—10 February 2022
Live remote training 8 March 16:00—8 March 2022
Live remote training 6 April 16:30—6 April 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Physical computing 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 1 March 00:00—1 March 2022
Live remote training 22 June 09:30—22 June 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing 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 19 April 09:30—19 April 2022

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Programming Computing 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 9 March 09:00—9 March 2022

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 29 March 09:00—29 March 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing 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 25 March 15:45—29 March 2022

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Programming Computing 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

Cambridge 22 March 09:00—22 March 2022

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Algorithms Computing 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 23 February 09:00—23 February 2022

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Algorithms Computing 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.

Live remote training 9 February 09:00—9 February 2022

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Solving computational problems in KS3 computingCP436

Build the capability of students to solve problems in computing, and be ready for GCSE Computer Science

Live remote training 26 April 09:30—26 April 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - remoteCP447

Improve student engagement in your GCSE computer science lessons by developing your classroom pedagogy.

Live remote training 31 January 09:00—31 January 2022

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 1 - remoteCP450

This course is designed to give you confidence in teaching the key stage 1 computing curriculum, including foundational knowledge of computer science; the applications of information technology and the implications for digital literacy in the modern world.

Live remote training 20 February 09:30—20 February 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 1 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy.

Live remote training 13 June 09:30—13 June 2022

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Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary 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 March 09:00—15 March 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator