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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 GCSE computer science - face to faceCP228

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

Ashton-under-Lyne 12 June 10:00—12 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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.

Ashton-under-Lyne 20 June 10:00—20 June 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

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.

Ashton-under-Lyne 5 July 10:00—5 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Ashton-under-Lyne 3 June 09:30—3 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Computing for specialist teachers of autistic studentsCP291

Plan and teach an effective computing curriculum for students with autism in a specialist setting.

Ashton-under-Lyne 17 June 09:30—17 June 2024

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Practical work Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach primary computing certificate Teach secondary computing certificate

Developing and supporting programming within your primary school- face to faceCP003

Ensure progression in programming, using effective approaches within your school.

Ashton-under-Lyne 21 June 09:30—21 June 2024

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in Year 4 - short courseCP465

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 6 June 14:00—6 June 2024
Live remote training 17 June 08:30—17 June 2024
Live remote training 26 June 16:00—26 June 2024

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Key stage 2 Teach primary 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.

Ashton-under-Lyne 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 24 July 10:00—24 July 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.

Ashton-under-Lyne 18 July 10:00—18 July 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.

Ashton-under-Lyne 3 June 15:00—3 June 2024

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Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principlesCP247

Start to design a computing curriculum that supports deep learning by all students throughout KS3.

Ashton-under-Lyne 13 June 10:00—13 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

KS3 computing (module 2): Creative curriculum content, sequencing and pedagogyCP248

Develop a knowledge-based curriculum for excellent in KS3, supported by the most effective teaching approaches.

Ashton-under-Lyne 18 June 10:00—18 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusionCP249

Put computational thinking at the heart of an inclusive and equitable curriculum, and broaden the appeal of computing.

Ashton-under-Lyne 26 June 10:00—26 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

KS4 computing for all - face to faceCP207

This action-oriented professional development course explores the options available to computing teachers in different school contexts

Ashton-under-Lyne 2 July 10:30—2 July 2024

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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.

Ashton-under-Lyne 14 June 10:00—14 June 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 3 July 10:00—3 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing - face to faceCP211

For new subject leaders of computing, or those looking to progress their career through curriculum leadership.

Ashton-under-Lyne 15 July 10:00—22 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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 4 July 16:00—4 July 2024
Live remote training 17 July 09:00—17 July 2024
Live remote training 23 July 18:00—23 July 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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.

Ashton-under-Lyne 2 July 09:00—2 July 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Physical Computing Kit Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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 20 June 09:00—20 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Supporting GCSE computer science students at grades 1-3CP478

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.

Live remote training 1 July 10:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 9 July 10:00—9 July 2024
Live remote training 19 July 09:30—19 July 2024

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Leadership Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science developing knowledge and understanding - face to faceCP241

During this CPD you'll explore effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.

Ashton-under-Lyne 30 July 10:00—30 July 2024

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Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate