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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 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 24 April 09:30—24 April 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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 1 May 09:15—1 May 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 2 May 15:30—2 May 2024
Live remote training 15 May 09:15—15 May 2024
Live remote training 20 May 14:00—20 May 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 (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.

Lancaster 23 April 09:15—23 April 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

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 8 May 09:30—8 May 2024
Live remote training 15 May 15:30—22 May 2024

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

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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 22 May 09:15—22 May 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Inclusive Computing in Primary SchoolsCP005

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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 26 June 09:15—26 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 12 June 09:15—12 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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 12 June 15:45—12 June 2024

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Programming 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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 8 May 09:15—8 May 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 24 April 13:30—24 April 2024

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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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 8 May 15:45—8 May 2024

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

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bit - short courseCP253

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

Lancaster 22 May 15:45—22 May 2024
Thornton-Cleveleys 19 June 15:45—19 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi Pico - short courseCP254

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

Lancaster 11 June 15:45—11 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Key stage 4 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.

Thornton-Cleveleys 26 June 15:45—26 June 2024

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Physical computing kits - KS2 data loggersCP257

Explore physical computing, data and information in computing using data loggers and find out how Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage pupils.

Thornton-Cleveleys 22 May 15:45—22 May 2024

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Data & information Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 3 July 15:30—10 July 2024
Live remote training 22 July 09:30—22 July 2024

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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 and iteration - face to faceCP223

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Lancaster 30 April 09:15—30 April 2024

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Programming 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 7 June 09:30—7 June 2024
Live remote training 17 June 09:30—17 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Systems architecture in A Level computer scienceCP505

During this course you'll explore the structure of the internal components of a computer system. In addition you'll explore the von Neumann architecture and fetch-execute cycle.

Live remote training 5 June 09:30—5 June 2024
Live remote training 10 June 14:00—10 June 2024
Live remote training 20 June 15:30—20 June 2024
Live remote training 1 July 14:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 11 July 09:30—11 July 2024
Live remote training 23 July 13:00—23 July 2024

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Computer systems Data & information Computing Post 16 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science pedagogy for programming - face to faceCP242

Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.

Lancaster 14 May 09:15—14 May 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate