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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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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 26 March 09:30—26 March 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Adapting the Teach Computing Curriculum for mixed-year classes - short courseCP404

Explore progression within Teach Computing Curriculum and how to use this to adapt it for your own mixed-age setting.

Live remote training 24 June 16:00—24 June 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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 11 February 09:30—11 February 2025

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

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 7 April 09:30—7 April 2025

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

Assessment in secondary computing - 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.

Live remote training 9 June 16:15—9 June 2025

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Ipswich 29 February 09:30—29 February 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Behaviour for learning in a computing environment - short courseCP468

For secondary teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers generic behavior for learning strategies, including managing own behaviours, rules routines, recognition reward and interventions and links them it back to their use in a computing environment.

Live remote training 1 May 16:00—1 May 2025

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Careers and enrichment in primary computing with STEM Ambassadors - short courseCP441

Find out how career-linked learning and enrichment opportunities can provide motivation and broaden horizons for learners at primary school.

Live remote training 15 October 16:30—15 October 2024

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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 20 September 09:30—20 September 2024

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Computing for specialist teachers of autistic studentsCP291

Plan and teach an effective computing curriculum for students with autism in a specialist setting.

Ipswich 27 March 09:30—27 March 2024

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Practical work Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach primary computing certificate Teach secondary computing certificate

Creative digital media projectsCP414

Lead students through the full digital media project life-cycle, in engaging projects suitable for KS3 and KS4 computing.

Live remote training 24 April 09:30—24 April 2024
Live remote training 20 May 09:30—20 May 2024
Live remote training 1 July 09:30—1 July 2024

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Practical work Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Data-driven IT projects in secondary computingCP485

Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.

Live remote training 27 September 09:30—27 September 2024

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Practical work Data & information Mathematics Teach secondary computing certificate

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

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

Ipswich 11 March 09:00—11 March 2024

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remote - short courseCP440

Explore the big picture with the current gender imbalance in GCSE computer science between girls and boys. Be part of discussions around reasons for this gap, including, lack of role models, unconscious bias, and a non-inclusive curriculum amongst others. Consider different strategies inside and outside of the classroom to support the narrowing of the gap before finally planning effective interventions in KS3 to improve the uptake in your own school.

Live remote training 21 October 16:00—21 October 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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 27 June 09:30—27 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

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 2 April 16:00—2 April 2025
Live remote training 7 May 15:00—7 May 2025
Live remote training 13 May 15:30—15 May 2025

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

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

Live remote training 10 October 14:00—10 October 2024
Live remote training 2 December 14:00—2 December 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in Year 4 - short courseCP465

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

Live remote training 4 March 14:00—13 March 2025

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

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

Live remote training 23 May 16:00—23 May 2024

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 21 February 09:30—21 February 2025

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

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 25 March 09:30—15 April 2024

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

Introduction to Isaac Computer Science - short courseCP552

This short course will introduce you to the Isaac computer science platform, you'll explore how the platform can be used by your GCSE and A Level students to improve their subject knowledge.

Live remote training 28 March 16:15—28 March 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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.

Ipswich 28 June 09:30—28 June 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

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.

Ipswich 11 March 14:15—11 March 2024
Ipswich 12 March 09:00—12 March 2024

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Programming Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to the Teach Computing Curriculum - short courseCP461

Find out about the Teach Computing Curriculum and how to implement it in your school.

Live remote training 7 April 16:00—7 April 2025

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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 9 June 09:30—9 June 2025

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Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Data & information Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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 19 May 09:30—26 May 2025

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Leadership Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Pathfinding algorithms in A Level computer scienceCP504

During this course you'll explore how pathfinding algorithms can be used to find the shortest path between a set of points.

Live remote training 12 March 16:00—12 March 2024

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Programming Algorithms Post 16 Teach secondary computing certificate

Physical computing kits - KS1 BeeBotsCP256

Explore physical computing in Key Stage 1 using Bee-Bots and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Ipswich 12 March 12:30—12 March 2024

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Preparing for Ofsted in primary computing - short courseCP486

Find out what to expect from an Ofsted visit to your school and how you can prepare for it as a computing subject lead.

Live remote training 5 November 16:00—5 November 2024
Live remote training 7 November 16:00—7 November 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing - short courseCP444

Get yourself and your teaching team inspection-ready with this short course, exploring how to prepare for an Ofsted 'Deep Dive' in computing.

Live remote training 7 May 16:00—7 May 2024
Live remote training 17 June 16:00—17 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

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

Live remote training 13 March 15:45—13 March 2024

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

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for AQA specificationCP423B

Linked to the AQA 8525 specification, 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 14 February 09:30—14 February 2025

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for OCR specificationCP423A

Linked to the OCR J277 specification, 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 17 April 09:30—17 April 2025

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for Pearson specificationCP423C

Linked to the Pearson 9-1 GCSE specification, 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 21 October 09:30—21 October 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - remoteCP420

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 26 July 09:30—26 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode for OCR specificationCP420A

Improve your knowledge of algorithms whilst referencing the current OCR GCSE computer science specification. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 25 July 09:30—25 July 2024

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Data & information Algorithms Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Solving computational problems in KS3 computingCP436

Build the capability of students to solve problems in computing, and be ready for GCSE Computer Science

Live remote training 10 March 09:30—10 March 2025

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing 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 17 May 09:30—17 May 2024

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr. Create and debug your own programmes, using key concepts such as sequence, repetition, selection and variables.

Live remote training 21 January 09:30—21 January 2025
Live remote training 27 March 09:30—27 March 2025

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate