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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 10 July 09:30—10 July 2024
Live remote training 25 July 09:30—25 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Derby 7 June 09:00—7 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 14 October 09:00—14 October 2024
Derby 30 June 09:00—30 June 2025

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Computing for specialist teachers of autistic studentsCP291

Plan and teach an effective computing curriculum for students with autism in a specialist setting.

Stoke-on-Trent 12 December 09:00—12 December 2024

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Practical work Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach primary computing certificate Teach secondary computing certificate

Creative digital media projectsCP414

Lead students through the full digital media project life-cycle, in engaging projects suitable for KS3 and KS4 computing.

Live remote training 1 October 09:15—1 October 2024
Live remote training 15 October 09:15—15 October 2024

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Practical work Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Developing and supporting programming within your primary school- face to faceCP003

Ensure progression in programming, using effective approaches within your school.

Telford 20 June 09:15—20 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 9 July 09:00—9 July 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 13 September 09:00—13 September 2024
Derby 25 November 09:00—25 November 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 6 December 09:00—6 December 2024
Derby 6 May 09:00—6 May 2025

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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 (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.

Stoke-on-Trent 15 July 09:15—15 July 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 1 - short courseCP462

Explore how to teach computing in Year 1 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024

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Key stage 1 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.

Remote Delivered CPD 26 June 09:00—26 June 2024
Sheffield 8 July 09:00—8 July 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 21 October 09:00—21 October 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.

Derby 10 July 09:00—10 July 2024
Derby 21 October 09:00—21 October 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to Isaac Computer Science - short courseCP552

This short course will introduce you to the Isaac computer science platform, you'll explore how the platform can be used by your GCSE and A Level students to improve their subject knowledge.

Live remote training 11 June 16:00—11 June 2024
Live remote training 26 June 16:00—26 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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.

Dronfield 30 September 15:30—12 May 2025
Derby 4 November 09:00—4 November 2024
Derby 2 December 09:00—2 December 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 20 March 08:45—20 March 2025

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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 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 26 September 09:00—26 September 2024
Live remote training 2 December 09:00—2 December 2024
Live remote training 18 December 09:00—18 December 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.

Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 11:30—28 June 2024
Sheffield 8 July 15:45—8 July 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 25 November 13:00—25 November 2024

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Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusionCP249

Put computational thinking at the heart of an inclusive and equitable curriculum, and broaden the appeal of computing.

Stoke-on-Trent 14 June 09:30—14 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary 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.

Derby 13 June 09:00—13 June 2024
Sheffield 17 June 09:00—17 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 1 July 09:00—1 July 2024
Burton-on-Trent 19 September 11:00—13 June 2025
Stoke-on-Trent 5 December 09:00—5 December 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Leading primary computing - module 2 - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence. Raise the profile of computing through resources, enrichment opportunities and staff development. Learn how to manage change in your subject.

Live remote training 16 October 13:15—21 May 2025

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing - face to faceCP211

For new subject leaders of computing, or those looking to progress their career through curriculum leadership.

Stoke-on-Trent 10 June 09:15—25 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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.

Derby 10 July 15:45—10 July 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 25 November 15:00—25 November 2024

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

Physical computing kits - KS1 BeeBotsCP256

Explore physical computing in Key Stage 1 using Bee-Bots and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 13:00—28 June 2024

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Programming Physical Computing Kit Computing Key stage 1 Teach primary 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.

Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 10:30—28 June 2024

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

Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing - short courseCP444

Get yourself and your teaching team inspection-ready with this short course, exploring how to prepare for an Ofsted 'Deep Dive' in computing.

Live remote training 6 November 16:00—6 November 2024
Live remote training 21 November 16:00—21 November 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

This short course, delivered by an experienced Professional Development Leader will support you ahead of taking the CSA test. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and revise topics.

Live remote training 12 June 15:45—12 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 28 May 09:30—28 May 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science this course will teach you how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims.

Live remote training 5 June 09:30—5 June 2024
Live remote training 24 June 09:00—24 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Systems architecture in A Level computer scienceCP505

During this course you'll explore the structure of the internal components of a computer system. In addition you'll explore the von Neumann architecture and fetch-execute cycle.

Live remote training 10 September 14:00—10 September 2024
Live remote training 25 September 14:00—25 September 2024

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Computer systems Data & information Computing Post 16 Teach secondary computing certificate

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 8 October 09:15—8 October 2024
Live remote training 24 October 09:15—24 October 2024

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

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Using micro:bits to collect data in school surveysCP014

Explore how to use the micro:bit device to collect data through surveys which can be carried out in your school

Sheffield 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 10:30—28 June 2024

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Physical Computing Kit Computing Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate