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 bursaries to teachers working in state-funded education in England.
Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.
Tags for this course:Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate
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.
Tags for this course:Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4
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.
Tags for this course:Leadership Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator
For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, including programming essentials using Scratch.
Tags for this course:Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate
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 Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 2
Explore physical computing using the micro:bit device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.
Tags for this course:Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 3
Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary computing. Be prepared to teach algorithms and programming to all ages of children, helping them develop their understanding through effective pedagogy.
Tags for this course:Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate
In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.
Tags for this course:Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator
Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.