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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 GCSE computer science - face to faceCP228

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

Leicester 15 March 09:15—15 March 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 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 29 March 09:00—29 March 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing 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 26 April 09:00—5 May 2022

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

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

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

Leicester 22 February 09:00—8 March 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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 23 February 09:30—23 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 27 January 09:00—27 January 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 9 March 09:00—9 March 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 February 09:00—8 February 2022

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: working with data - face to faceCP233

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

Loughborough 3 February 09:15—3 February 2022

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 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 10 March 09:00—10 March 2022

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary certificate