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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 22 October 09:00—22 October 2021

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing 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 18 November 09:00—18 November 2021

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

Assessing computational thinking in primary schoolsCP457

A short course providing practical guidance on the assessment of key thinking skills in primary computing

Live remote training 4 November 15:30—4 November 2021
Live remote training 2 February 15:00—2 February 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Assessment in secondary computing - remoteCP413

Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, during this course you’ll explore formative and summative assessment strategies whilst understanding how to accurately assess.

Live remote training 7 January 16:30—7 January 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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

Computing as a second subject for non-specialist teachersCP308

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 21 October 15:45—21 October 2021

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Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Diagnostic assessment for GCSE computer scienceCP412

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 23 November 09:30—23 November 2021

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

Fundamentals of computer networks - remoteCP422

Learn how computers of all shapes and sizes are connected physically, or wirelessly, and how this arrangement affects how data is shared.

Live remote training 20 October 09:00—20 October 2021

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Computer networks Computing 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 29 November 09:00—29 November 2021

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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 12 January 09:30—12 January 2022

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Leadership 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 18 January 09:00—25 January 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Maths in computer science - remoteCP434

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Live remote training 1 November 09:00—1 November 2021

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

Physical computing kit - KS2 CrumbleCP252

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

Cambridge 3 November 16:00—3 November 2021

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

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bitCP253

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

Cambridge 4 November 16:00—4 November 2021

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

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.

Remote delivered CPD 22 November 09:00—22 November 2021
Live remote training 1 March 09:00—1 March 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 25 October 09:00—25 October 2021

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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 8 November 09:00—8 November 2021
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 22 March 09:00—22 March 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing 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 24 February 09:00—24 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 16 November 10:00—16 November 2021
Live remote training 9 February 09:00—9 February 2022

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 10 November 09:00—10 November 2021

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

Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 2 - remoteCP451

The second module of this course covers digital literacy and information technology, covering the whole computing curriculum. Find out how to use software creatively, safely and responsibly for inspiring projects, and plan a rigorous and inclusive curriculum .

Live remote training 10 January 09:00—10 January 2022

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology Safety & Security 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 15 November 09:00—15 November 2021

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Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

Skilfully combining a wide range of software applications and multimedia such as video, images and sound, you will be better able to support children in creative and engaging project work across the whole primary curriculum.

Live remote training 26 January 09:00—26 January 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology 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