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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 18 June 09:30—18 June 2024
Live remote training 24 June 09:30—24 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing 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.

Birmingham 5 July 09:30—5 July 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.

Dudley 20 June 09:00—20 June 2024

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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 7 October 15:30—7 October 2024
Live remote training 15 October 15:30—15 October 2024
Live remote training 3 December 15:30—3 December 2024
Live remote training 10 December 15:30—10 December 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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 12 November 09:30—12 November 2024
Live remote training 19 November 16:00—28 November 2024

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

Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your region - short courseCP446

Bring computing careers into the classroom with STEM Ambassadors - volunteers from the world of work.

Live remote training 17 September 16:00—17 September 2024
Live remote training 26 September 16:00—26 September 2024
Live remote training 14 November 16:00—14 November 2024
Live remote training 25 November 16:00—25 November 2024

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Impact of technology Careers Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Post 16 Teach secondary computing 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.

Birmingham 25 June 09:30—25 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

Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

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

Live remote training 9 December 15:30—16 December 2024
Live remote training 17 December 13:00—17 December 2024

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Key stage 2 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 27 June 09:30—28 June 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 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.

Birmingham 16 July 13:00—16 July 2024

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Programming Physical Computing Kit 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.

Birmingham 16 July 15:00—16 July 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Physical Computing Kit 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 10 October 16:00—10 October 2024
Live remote training 22 October 16:00—22 October 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science this course will teach you how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims.

Live remote training 1 July 09:30—1 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate