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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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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.

Stoke-on-Trent 13 May 09:30—13 May 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Assessment in secondary computing - remoteCP413

Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, during this course you’ll explore formative and summative assessment strategies whilst understanding how to accurately assess.

Stoke-on-Trent 10 June 09:30—10 June 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Chellaston 19 January 09:00—1 February 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437

Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.

Live remote training 1 November 15:45—8 November 2021

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Computer processors and instruction sets - face to faceCP231

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Stoke-on-Trent 21 January 09:30—21 January 2022

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer processors and instruction sets - remoteCP431

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Live remote training 2 November 14:15—16 November 2021

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Getting started in year 3CP459

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

Live remote training 18 October 15:45—18 October 2021

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Computing Key stage 2

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, including programming essentials using Scratch.

Live remote training 26 January 09:00—26 January 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security 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 5 November 09:00—26 November 2021
Live remote training 2 February 09:00—9 February 2022
Live remote training 24 March 09:00—31 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Maths in computer science - remoteCP434

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Live remote training 11 November 14:15—19 November 2021

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Computing Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Chellaston 3 December 09:00—3 December 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Physical computing kit - KS2 CrumbleCP252

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

Stoke-on-Trent 22 October 14:00—22 October 2021
Telford 25 November 15:45—25 November 2021

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 2

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bitCP253

Explore physical computing using the micro:bit device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Stoke-on-Trent 22 October 13:00—22 October 2021
Stoke-on-Trent 10 June 11:00—10 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 3

Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi PicoCP254

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

Stoke-on-Trent 22 October 15:00—22 October 2021
Stoke-on-Trent 10 June 13:30—10 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing 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 15 February 09:00—15 February 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - remoteCP464

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Live remote training 22 November 14:15—29 November 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Stoke-on-Trent 12 November 09:30—12 November 2021

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Programming Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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

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

Stoke-on-Trent 18 March 09:30—18 March 2022

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary 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 10 November 15:45—23 November 2021

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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 14 March 09:00—14 March 2022

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy.

Live remote training 1 December 09:00—1 December 2021

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Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

Skilfully combining a wide range of software applications and multimedia such as video, images and sound, you will be better able to support children in creative and engaging project work across the whole primary curriculum.

Live remote training 8 December 09:00—8 December 2021
Live remote training 12 January 09:00—12 January 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate