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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 28 May 09:30—28 May 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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 29 August 09:30—29 August 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming 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.

Cheltenham 14 June 09:30—14 June 2024
Chippenham 2 July 09:30—2 July 2024
Cheltenham 17 October 09:30—17 October 2024
Cheltenham 10 December 09:30—10 December 2024
Cheltenham 7 March 09:30—7 March 2025

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Computing Quality Framework – driving change within your primary school - short courseCP403

Find out how to use the Computing Quality Framework effectively to identify school needs and implement effective change to drive a high-quality computing education.

Live remote training 16 September 15:45—16 September 2024
Live remote training 26 September 15:45—26 September 2024
Live remote training 13 November 15:45—13 November 2024
Live remote training 28 November 15:45—28 November 2024

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Leadership 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 27 August 09:30—27 August 2024

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

Fundamentals of computer networks - remoteCP422

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

Live remote training 17 June 18:30—19 June 2024

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Computer networks Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

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

Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary 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 1 July 19:00—9 July 2024
Live remote training 15 July 09:30—16 July 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 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.

Cheltenham 30 September 09:30—30 September 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 primary computing - remoteCP454

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.

Live remote training 1 October 09:30—1 October 2024
Live remote training 15 October 09:30—15 October 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

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.

Cheltenham 16 October 09:30—16 October 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Leading primary computing - module 2 - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence. Raise the profile of computing through resources, enrichment opportunities and staff development. Learn how to manage change in your subject.

Live remote training 12 June 09:30—12 June 2024
Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Physical computing kit - KS2 Crumble - short courseCP252

Explore physical computing using the Crumble device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Cheltenham 3 July 16:00—3 July 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 8 July 16:00—12 July 2024
Live remote training 25 July 09:15—25 July 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

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Using micro:bits to collect data in school surveysCP014

Explore how to use the micro:bit device to collect data through surveys which can be carried out in your school

Swindon 11 June 16:00—11 June 2024
Cheltenham 14 June 15:30—14 June 2024

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Physical Computing Kit Computing Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate