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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 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.

Nottingham 24 April 09:30—24 April 2023

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

Assessment and progression in KS3 computingCP212

For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key formative and assessment strategies needed in key stage 3 and beyond, including strategies relating to programming.

Nottingham 12 June 09:30—12 June 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

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.

Live remote training 7 February 16:00—7 February 2023
Live remote training 28 February 16:00—28 February 2023
Live remote training 15 March 16:00—15 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Nottingham 10 March 09:00—10 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 23 January 09:00—23 January 2023

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Computer systems 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.

Nottingham 12 June 09:30—12 June 2023

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

Fundamentals of computer networks - face to faceCP222

Learn how computers of all shapes and sizes are connected physically, or wireless, and how this arrangement affects how data is shared

Nottingham 6 March 09:30—6 March 2023

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Computer networks Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCP239

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE 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.

Nottingham 6 February 09:30—6 February 2023

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Leadership Programming 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.

Nottingham 14 July 09:30—14 July 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders, helping you get the most from every teacher and every child.

Nottingham 16 June 09:00—14 July 2023

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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 9 April 09:00—9 April 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Data & information 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.

Nottingham 12 May 09:00—12 May 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Nottingham 12 June 09:30—12 June 2023

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 9 April 09:00—9 April 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

Broaden your understanding of computer systems, networks and the internet to teach key stage 2 computing.

Nottingham 10 February 09:00—10 March 2023

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Cross curricular Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching primary computing through contextsCP405

Explore ways to introduce contexts relating to cross-curricular topics, everyday life, and the wider world. These strategies will enable pupils to understand the practical applications of computing and explore career opportunities in an informal way.

Live remote training 9 December 09:00—9 December 2022

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Cross curricular Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate