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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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Assessing computational thinking in primary schoolsCP457

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

Live remote training 10 November 15:30—10 November 2021

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Ashton-under-Lyne 5 November 10:00—5 November 2021

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remoteCP440

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 2 December 16:00—2 December 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 8 November 09:30—8 November 2021

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCP239

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE 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.

Manchester 4 February 13:00—25 March 2022

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Leadership Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 19 October 10:00—19 October 2021

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary 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 1 December 10:00—1 December 2021

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary 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 January 10:00—26 January 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders, helping you get the most from every teacher and every child.

Manchester 12 November 09:00—10 December 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence, making the most of the resources and teaching staff available.

Live remote training 6 December 09:00—10 January 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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 18 November 15:30—25 November 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - remoteCP464

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Live remote training 8 December 15:30—15 December 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 20 October 15:30—3 November 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 9 November 16:30—16 November 2021

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator