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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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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 12 December 09:00—12 December 2022
Live remote training 5 January 09:00—5 January 2023
Live remote training 16 February 09:00—16 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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 9 January 09:00—9 January 2023

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

Assessment in secondary computing - remote - short courseCP413

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 10 January 16:00—10 January 2023
Live remote training 14 March 16:00—14 March 2023
Live remote training 21 March 16:00—21 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Live remote training 6 January 09:00—6 January 2023

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Behaviour for learning in a computing environment - short courseCP468

For secondary teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers generic behavior for learning strategies, including managing own behaviours, rules routines, recognition reward and interventions and links them it back to their use in a computing environment.

Live remote training 24 January 16:00—24 January 2023

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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 8 December 09:00—8 December 2022
Live remote training 27 March 09:00—27 March 2023

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

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.

Leicester 2 February 09:00—2 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks 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 13 March 09:00—13 March 2023

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Computer networks 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 27 February 09:00—27 February 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 9 January 09:00—23 January 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to primary computing - face to faceCP004

Computing in primary schools is a practical, creative and knowledge-rich subject. This course provides teachers with the knowledge and confidence to get started on the journey to outstanding computing in your school, whether you’re a subject coordinator or another interested teacher.

Leicester 23 June 09:00—23 June 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

Outstanding primary computing for all - face to faceCP005

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.

Leicester 3 February 09:00—3 February 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.

Leicester 15 December 16:00—15 December 2022
Leicester 9 February 16:00—9 February 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.

Leicester 6 April 16:00—6 April 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming 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.

Coalville 24 January 14:00—24 January 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

Discover engaging and effective ways to help children use computational thinking.

Leicester 20 January 09:00—20 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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 23 January 09:00—23 January 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.

Leicester 19 January 09:00—19 January 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.

Leicester 19 January 09:00—19 January 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - face to faceCP240

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

Leicester 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023

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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 13 January 09:00—13 January 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Data & information Programming 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 27 January 09:00—27 January 2023

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 1 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

Broaden your understanding of computer systems, networks and the internet to teach key stage 2 computing.

Leicester 28 April 09:00—2 June 2023

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Cross curricular Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of the subject knowledge and pedagogy needed to effectively teach the computing curriculum in KS2.

Live remote training 24 March 09:00—24 March 2023

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

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

This course aims to deepen understanding of the subject knowledge and pedagogy needed to effectively teach the computing curriculum in KS2.

Live remote training 31 March 09:00—31 March 2023

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Key stage 2 Primary certificate