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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 24 April 09:00—24 April 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming 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.

Wellington 25 March 09:00—25 March 2024
Wellington 4 June 09:00—4 June 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.

Wellington 4 July 09:00—4 July 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 - 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 May 09:00—8 May 2024
Live remote training 4 June 09:00—4 June 2025

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

Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

Explore how to teach computing in Year 3 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 7 May 13:00—7 May 2024
Live remote training 12 June 11:00—12 June 2024
Live remote training 9 July 13:00—9 July 2024

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Computing Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in Year 4 - short courseCP465

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

Live remote training 25 March 12:30—25 March 2024

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in year 5 - short courseCP460

A comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 5 using the Teach Computing Curriculum.

Live remote training 5 March 09:30—5 March 2024
Live remote training 14 March 13:00—14 March 2024

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your schoolCP255

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.

Wellington 11 March 09:15—11 March 2024
Wellington 25 June 10:15—25 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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, looking at computer science, programming, information technology and digital literacy.

Live remote training 22 April 09:00—22 April 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security 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.

Wellington 27 March 14:00—27 March 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.

Wellington 30 April 09:00—30 April 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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.

Live remote training 20 May 10:30—20 May 2024
Live remote training 17 July 14:00—17 July 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate