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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 5 June 14:00—12 June 2024
Live remote training 19 June 09:30—19 June 2024
Live remote training 26 June 09:30—26 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming 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.

Bingley 1 July 09:30—1 July 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Bradford 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Computing Quality Framework – driving change within your primary school - short courseCP403

Find out how to use the Computing Quality Framework effectively to identify school needs and implement effective change to drive a high-quality computing education.

Live remote training 1 July 16:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 16 July 15:45—16 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Developing and supporting programming within your primary school- face to faceCP003

Ensure progression in programming, using effective approaches within your school.

Bradford 4 June 09:30—4 June 2024

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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.

Bingley 12 July 09:30—12 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Getting started in Year 4 - short courseCP465

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

Live remote training 18 April 13:00—18 April 2024
Live remote training 24 April 13:00—24 April 2024

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 3 July 14:00—17 July 2024
Live remote training 10 July 09:30—10 July 2024

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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.

Bradford 9 May 09:30—9 May 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.

Bradford 7 May 15:30—7 May 2024

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Programming 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.

Bradford 21 May 09:30—21 May 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 6 June 15:45—6 June 2024
Live remote training 13 June 13:30—13 June 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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.

Bradford 7 May 13:30—7 May 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Physical computing kits - KS1 BeeBotsCP256

Explore physical computing in Key Stage 1 using Bee-Bots and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Bradford 7 May 11:00—7 May 2024

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Physical computing kits - KS2 data loggersCP257

Explore physical computing, data and information in computing using data loggers and find out how Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage pupils.

Bradford 7 May 09:00—7 May 2024

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Data & information Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for AQA specificationCP423B

Linked to the AQA 8525 specification, 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 17 April 14:00—1 May 2024
Live remote training 24 April 09:30—24 April 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

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 8 May 14:00—22 May 2024
Live remote training 15 May 09:30—15 May 2024
Live remote training 30 May 09:30—30 May 2024

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Leadership Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

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.

Bingley 25 June 09:30—25 June 2024

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Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr. Create and debug your own programmes, using key concepts such as sequence, repetition, selection and variables.

Live remote training 2 May 09:30—2 May 2024
Live remote training 22 May 09:30—22 May 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate