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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.

Loughborough 14 June 09:00—14 June 2024
Leicester 3 July 09:00—3 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 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.

Nottingham 9 May 09:00—9 May 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Creative digital media projectsCP414

Lead students through the full digital media project life-cycle, in engaging projects suitable for KS3 and KS4 computing.

Live remote training 7 June 09:00—7 June 2024

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Practical work Key stage 3 Key stage 4 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.

Nottingham 4 July 09:00—4 July 2024

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

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 17 May 09:00—17 May 2024

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

Loughborough 24 May 09:00—24 May 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

Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

Explore how to teach computing in Year 3 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024

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Computing Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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.

Live remote training 16 May 09:00—16 May 2024
Live remote training 20 June 09:00—20 June 2024
Live remote training 11 July 09:00—11 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

KS4 computing for all - face to faceCP207

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

Leicester 28 June 09:00—28 June 2024

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Safety & Security 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.

Leicester 23 May 09:00—23 May 2024
Leicester 23 May 13:00—23 May 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.

Leicester 23 May 10:30—23 May 2024
Leicester 23 May 14:30—23 May 2024
Nottingham 4 July 16:00—4 July 2024

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

Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing - short courseCP444

Get yourself and your teaching team inspection-ready with this short course, exploring how to prepare for an Ofsted 'Deep Dive' in computing.

Live remote training 12 July 09:00—12 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - remoteCP420

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.

Live remote training 3 May 09:00—3 May 2024
Live remote training 21 June 09:00—21 June 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode for OCR specificationCP420A

Improve your knowledge of algorithms whilst referencing the current OCR GCSE computer science specification. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 10 May 09:00—10 May 2024

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Data & information Algorithms Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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.

Nottingham 10 May 09:00—10 May 2024

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Key stage 4 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.

Nottingham 5 July 09:00—5 July 2024

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Programming Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - remoteCP447

Improve student engagement in your GCSE computer science lessons by developing your classroom pedagogy.

Live remote training 26 April 09:00—26 April 2024

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate