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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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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.

Warrington 20 June 09:30—20 June 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 8 July 09:15—8 July 2024
Live remote training 17 July 15:30—17 July 2024
Live remote training 23 July 13:30—23 July 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 28 June 09:30—28 June 2024

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

Ormskirk 27 June 09:30—27 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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.

Warrington 6 June 09:30—6 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to primary computing - face to faceCP004

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.

Ormskirk 13 June 09:30—13 June 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.

Warrington 13 June 13:00—13 June 2024

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Programming Physical Computing Kit 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.

Ormskirk 20 June 09:30—20 June 2024
Liverpool 28 June 09:15—28 June 2024
Liverpool 12 July 09:15—12 July 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 24 May 09:15—24 May 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.

Warrington 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024

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

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.

Warrington 18 June 09:30—18 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi Pico - short courseCP254

Explore physical computing using the Raspberry Pi Pico device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Warrington 18 June 11:00—18 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Physical Computing Kit Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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.

Warrington 13 June 11:00—13 June 2024

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Data & information Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Solving computational problems in KS3 computingCP436

Build the capability of students to solve problems in computing, and be ready for GCSE Computer Science

Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024
Live remote training 18 July 09:30—18 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing 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.

Warrington 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024

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Programming 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 3 June 09:30—3 June 2024
Live remote training 17 June 15:30—25 June 2024

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