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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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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.

Derby 14 July 09:00—14 July 2022

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

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP238

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

18 July 09:00—18 July 2022

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

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 6 July 14:30—19 July 2022
Live remote training 26 July 09:30—26 July 2022

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

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.

11 July 09:00—11 July 2022
Matlock 15 July 09:00—15 July 2022
Buxton 19 July 09:30—19 July 2022

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

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.

Eckington 7 July 09:00—7 July 2022
Stoke-on-Trent 13 July 09:00—13 July 2022

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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 11 July 16:00—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 1 July 09:00—8 July 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 13 July 16:00—13 July 2022
Live remote training 15 July 15:30—15 July 2022
18 July 16:00—18 July 2022
Live remote training 26 July 15:30—26 July 2022
Live remote training 27 July 15:30—27 July 2022

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

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration - remoteCP423

Learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

Live remote training 27 July 09:30—27 July 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Telford 20 July 09:00—20 July 2022

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 26 July 09:30—26 July 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Supporting GCSE computer science students at grades 1-3CP478

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.

Alfreton 13 July 09:00—13 July 2022

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Leadership Practical work Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 12 July 09:00—12 July 2022

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

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

This course aims to deepen understanding of the subject knowledge and pedagogy needed to effectively teach the computing curriculum in KS2.

Live remote training 14 July 09:00—14 July 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Pedagogy Key stage 2 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 25 July 09:30—25 July 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 4 CS Accelerator