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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.

Live remote training 9 May 17:00—12 May 2022
Stoke-on-Trent 13 May 09:30—13 May 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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 2 March 14:30—9 March 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An introduction to algorithms, programming and data in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP228

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

Telford 21 March 09:30—21 March 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in computer science - remoteCP438

Learn about the different components of computer hardware, including devices not instantly recognisable as computers.

Live remote training 5 April 14:30—11 April 2022

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Assessment in secondary computing - remote - short courseCP413

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

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 28 January 09:30—28 January 2022

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer systems: input, output and storage - remoteCP421

Take your first steps to opening up the computer, exploring the main components, their role and how they work together in computer systems.

Live remote training 29 March 16:00—1 April 2022
Live remote training 27 April 15:30—4 May 2022

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Computer systems Data & information Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Diagnostic assessment for GCSE computer science - short courseCP412

Learn how to use quality-assured, free subject knowledge tests for diagnostic assessment of students of computer science GCSE.

Live remote training 16 March 16:00—16 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your region - short courseCP446

Bring computing careers into the classroom with STEM Ambassadors - volunteers from the world of work.

Live remote training 3 May 16:00—3 May 2022

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Impact of technology Careers Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 24 February 09:30—24 February 2022
Live remote training 6 July 15:30—19 July 2022

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

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 1 February 15:45—1 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 1

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 3 February 15:45—3 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 1

Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

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

Live remote training 7 February 15:45—7 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in year 4 - short courseCP465

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

Live remote training 8 February 15:45—8 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

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 16 February 15:45—16 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

Explore how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 17 February 15:45—17 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

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 24 February 09:30—24 February 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers - remoteCP429

Learn how to use programming techniques using VEX, Crumble or Micro:bits. Create simple block-based computer programs, discover how to create algorithms and how computers use data.

Live remote training 20 June 15:30—8 July 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to Isaac GCSE computer science - short courseCP352

This short course will introduce you to the new, Isaac GCSE computer science platform.

Live remote training 4 February 16:00—4 February 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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

KS3 computing (module 2): creative curriculum content, sequencing and pedagogy (remote)CP458

Develop a knowledge-based curriculum for excellent in KS3, supported by the most effective teaching approaches.

Live remote training 1 March 16:00—10 March 2022
Live remote training 27 June 17:00—6 July 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusion (remote)CP449

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

Live remote training 22 March 16:00—30 March 2022
Live remote training 11 July 17:00—18 July 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary 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 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

New subject leaders of secondary computing -remoteCP411

Develop the leadership skills and management practices to confidently coordinate an effective computing department.

Live remote training 30 May 17:00—15 June 2022

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Leadership Key stage 4 Secondary 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.

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 Pico - short courseCP254

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

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

Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

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

Live remote training 26 January 16:30—26 January 2022
Live remote training 24 February 17:00—24 February 2022
Live remote training 15 March 16:00—15 March 2022
Live remote training 12 April 17:00—12 April 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Physical computing Computing Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 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: working with data - remoteCP433

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

Live remote training 21 June 15:30—28 June 2022

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 14 March 14:30—21 March 2022

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Algorithms Computing 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.

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

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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

The internet and cyber security - remoteCP432

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

Live remote training 17 May 15:30—26 May 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

The internet and cyber-security - face to faceCP232

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

1 April 10:30—1 April 2022

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