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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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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 15 March 09:00—15 March 2023

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Computer systems Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remote - short courseCP440

Explore the big picture with the current Gender imbalance in GSCE computer science between girls and boys. Be part of discussions around reasons for this gap, including, lack of role models, unconscious bias, and a non-inclusive curriculum amongst others. Consider different strategies inside and outside of the classroom to support the narrowing of the gap before finally planning effective interventions in KS3 to improve the uptake in your own school.

Live remote training 10 March 14:30—10 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 19 January 09:15—19 January 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming 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 6 February 09:15—6 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security 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 8 February 09:00—8 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders, helping you get the most from every teacher and every child.

London 10 January 09:30—17 January 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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.

Orpington 9 January 16:00—9 January 2023
Orpington 20 February 16:00—20 February 2023
Orpington 17 April 16:00—17 April 2023
Orpington 5 June 16:00—5 June 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming 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.

Orpington 10 January 16:00—10 January 2023
Orpington 21 February 16:00—21 February 2023
Orpington 18 April 16:00—18 April 2023
Orpington 6 June 16:00—6 June 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming 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.

Live remote training 24 January 14:00—26 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Orpington 25 January 09:15—25 January 2023

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Programming 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 1 February 14:30—3 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