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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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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.

Luton 8 March 09:00—8 March 2024
20 March 09:30—20 March 2024
St Albans 19 July 09:30—19 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

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.

London 7 March 09:30—7 March 2024
Luton 22 March 09:00—22 March 2024
Manchester 28 June 09:30—28 June 2024
St Albans 28 June 09:30—28 June 2024
St Albans 28 June 09:30—28 June 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

15 March 09:30—15 March 2024
22 March 09:30—22 March 2024
Wembley 18 April 10:30—18 April 2024
Stotfold 14 June 09:00—14 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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

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

Northolt 7 March 09:30—7 March 2024
Uxbridge 22 March 09:00—22 March 2024
Stotfold 7 June 09:00—7 June 2024
St Albans 21 June 09:30—21 June 2024
London 28 June 09:30—28 June 2024

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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 - 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 June 09:30—24 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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.

London 29 February 09:30—29 February 2024
St Albans 7 June 09:30—7 June 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

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.

St Albans 8 March 09:30—8 March 2024
Stotfold 21 June 09:00—21 June 2024
London 21 June 10:30—21 June 2024
12 July 10:30—12 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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.

Stotfold 15 March 09:00—15 March 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

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principlesCP247

Start to design a computing curriculum that supports deep learning by all students throughout KS3.

London 18 June 09:30—18 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

KS3 computing (module 2): Creative curriculum content, sequencing and pedagogyCP248

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

London 25 June 09:30—25 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary 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.

London 2 July 09:30—2 July 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.

London 15 March 09:30—15 March 2024
Wembley 18 April 10:30—18 April 2024
London 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024

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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.

London 6 March 09:30—6 March 2024
Luton 27 June 10:30—27 June 2024
2 July 10:30—2 July 2024
4 July 10:30—4 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Southampton 1 March 08:30—1 March 2024
Stockbridge 15 March 08:30—15 March 2024
London 15 March 09:30—15 March 2024
11 July 10:30—11 July 2024
St Albans 12 July 09:30—12 July 2024
St Albans 12 July 09:30—12 July 2024

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science developing knowledge and understanding - face to faceCP241

During this CPD you'll explore effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.

St Albans 22 March 09:30—22 March 2024
Manchester 11 July 09:30—11 July 2024

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Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

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.

Uxbridge 21 March 09:00—21 March 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate