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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 computer science - remoteCP428

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

Live remote training 28 January 09:00—28 January 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Assessing computational thinking in primary schools - short courseCP457

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

Live remote training 24 February 10:30—24 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Diagnostic assessment for GCSE computer science - short courseCP412

Learn how to use quality-assured, free subject knowledge tests for diagnostic assessment of students of computer science GCSE.

Live remote training 14 February 09:00—14 February 2023

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Leadership 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 25 March 09:00—25 March 2023

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

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 11 February 09:00—11 February 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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, including programming essentials using Scratch.

Live remote training 19 January 09:00—19 January 2023
Live remote training 26 January 15:30—9 February 2023

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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.

Guildford 15 December 15:45—15 December 2022
Cowes 21 April 15:30—21 April 2023

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Programming Key stage 2

Introduction to the Teach Computing Curriculum - short courseCP461

Find out about the Teach Computing Curriculum and how to implement it in your school.

Live remote training 11 January 15:30—11 January 2023

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Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

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

Horsham 27 January 09:00—3 February 2023
Cowes 8 March 10:00—16 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing -remoteCP411

Develop the leadership skills and management practices to confidently coordinate an effective computing department.

Live remote training 18 February 09:00—4 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 4 Secondary 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.

Live remote training 13 January 15:30—13 January 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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.

Chichester 9 December 10:30—9 December 2022
Liphook 3 January 15:30—3 January 2023
Chertsey 9 February 15:30—9 February 2023
Bognor Regis 10 February 15:30—10 February 2023
Dorking 24 February 15:30—24 February 2023
Cowes 20 April 15:30—20 April 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 2

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bit - short courseCP253

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

Godalming 13 December 13:30—13 December 2022
Liphook 22 February 15:30—22 February 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 3

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.

Live remote training 3 March 15:30—3 March 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing - short courseCP444

Get yourself and your teaching team inspection-ready

Live remote training 25 February 09:00—25 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Primary programming and algorithms - remoteCP455

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.

Live remote training 19 January 15:30—23 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Supporting GCSE computer science students at grades 1-3CP478

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.

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

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Leadership Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 1 - remoteCP450

This course is designed to give you confidence in teaching the key stage 1 computing curriculum, including foundational knowledge of computer science; the applications of information technology and the implications for digital literacy in the modern world.

Live remote training 3 March 09:00—3 March 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 1 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 2 - remoteCP451

The second module of this course covers digital literacy and information technology, covering the whole computing curriculum. Find out how to use software creatively, safely and responsibly for inspiring projects, and plan a rigorous and inclusive curriculum .

Live remote training 10 March 10:00—10 March 2023

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology Safety & Security Key stage 1 Primary certificate