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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.

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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.

Live remote training 6 December 14:15—9 December 2021

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in computer science - remoteCP438

Learn about the different components of computer hardware, including devices not instantly recognisable as computers.

Live remote training 20 October 09:30—20 October 2021

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Assessing computational thinking in primary schoolsCP457

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

Chorleywood 5 January 11:00—5 January 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Assessment in secondary computing - remoteCP413

Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, during this course you’ll explore formative and summative assessment strategies whilst understanding how to accurately assess.

Chorleywood 5 January 11:00—5 January 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

High Wycombe 1 December 09:00—8 December 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 24 November 16:00—24 November 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 10 November 09:30—10 November 2021

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Maths in computer science - face to faceCP234

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Live remote training 22 November 14:15—26 November 2021

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

Physical computing kit - KS2 CrumbleCP252

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

Great Missenden 18 November 09:30—18 November 2021
Great Missenden 18 November 13:00—18 November 2021

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 2

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bitCP253

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

Great Missenden 18 November 11:30—18 November 2021
Great Missenden 18 November 13:00—18 November 2021

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 3

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

Discover engaging and effective ways to help children use computational thinking.

High Wycombe 25 November 09:30—25 November 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - face to faceCP220

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking

8 November 14:15—11 November 2021

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy.

Live remote training 4 November 10:00—4 November 2021

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Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

Skilfully combining a wide range of software applications and multimedia such as video, images and sound, you will be better able to support children in creative and engaging project work across the whole primary curriculum.

Live remote training 11 November 10:00—11 November 2021

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate