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.
We offer financial support to state-funded schools and colleges across England, including subsidies to support supply cover for continuing professional development.
Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437
Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.
Tags for this course:Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate
Data-driven IT projects in secondary computingCP485
Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.
Tags for this course:Practical work Data & information Mathematics Secondary 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.
Tags for this course:Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator
Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466
Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum
Tags for this course:Key stage 1
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.
Tags for this course:Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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.
Tags for this course:Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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.
Tags for this course:Programming Key stage 2
Leading primary computing - module 1 - face to faceCP008
Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders, helping you get the most from every teacher and every child.
Tags for this course:Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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.
Tags for this course:Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 2
Preparing for Ofsted in primary computing - short courseCP486
Find out what to expect from an Ofsted visit to your school and how you can prepare for it as a computing subject lead.
Tags for this course:Key stage 1 Key stage 2
Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection and iteration - face to faceCP223
Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.