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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.

Stafford 9 February 09:00—9 February 2023

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

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 11 January 15:45—11 January 2023

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Key stage 2

Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCP239

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE 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.

Stafford 19 December 09:30—19 December 2022

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Leadership Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 12 December 15:00—12 December 2022
Chesterfield 10 January 15:00—10 January 2023
Stafford 15 March 13:00—15 March 2023

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Programming Key stage 2

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 27 February 09:00—20 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary 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 17 January 15:30—17 January 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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.

Chesterfield 27 January 09:00—27 January 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.

Stoke-on-Trent 12 December 13:00—12 December 2022
Chesterfield 10 January 13:00—10 January 2023
Stafford 15 March 15:00—15 March 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.

Stafford 19 December 16:30—19 December 2022

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 3

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 10 February 08:30—10 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection and iteration - face to faceCP223

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Stafford 6 March 09:00—6 March 2023

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - face to faceCP243

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring advanced programming techniques then implementing and testing these in a working solution.

Stoke-on-Trent 23 January 09:30—23 January 2023

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Programming 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.

Telford 9 December 09:30—9 December 2022

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

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

Stafford 30 March 09:00—30 March 2023

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary 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 7 February 09:00—7 February 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.

Stoke-on-Trent 28 February 09:00—27 March 2023
Derby 7 March 09:30—21 March 2023

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

The internet and cyber-security - face to faceCP232

Build on knowledge of local computer networks to cover the globally connected systems forming the internet.

Stafford 19 December 09:30—19 December 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator