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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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Assessing computational thinking in primary schools - short courseCP457

A short course providing practical guidance on the assessment of key thinking skills in primary computing

Live remote training 26 January 16:00—26 January 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remote - short courseCP440

Explore the big picture with the current Gender imbalance in GSCE 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 6 February 16:30—6 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 12 January 15:30—12 January 2023
Live remote training 8 March 16:00—8 March 2023

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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 17 January 16:00—17 January 2023
Live remote training 23 March 16:00—23 March 2023

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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 6 February 15:30—6 February 2023

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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 December 15:30—8 December 2022
Live remote training 9 February 15:30—9 February 2023

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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 23 January 15:30—23 January 2023

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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 7 December 15:30—7 December 2022
Live remote training 13 January 15:30—13 January 2023

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Key stage 2

Online safety through primary computing - short courseCP469

This short course will support the needs of schools in ensuring that they keep children safe whilst teaching computing and using technology to access the full primary curriculum.

Live remote training 12 January 16:00—12 January 2023
Live remote training 7 March 16:00—7 March 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 18 January 15:30—18 January 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 22 February 13:00—22 February 2023

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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: 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 2 February 09:30—2 February 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 15 February 09:30—15 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Secondary certificate