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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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Adapting the Teach Computing Curriculum for mixed-year classes - short courseCP404

Explore progression within Teach Computing Curriculum and how to use this to adapt it for your own mixed-age setting.

Cowes 8 October 15:30—8 October 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 10 September 09:00—10 September 2024
Live remote training 21 September 09:00—21 September 2024
Live remote training 7 December 09:00—7 December 2024
Live remote training 10 December 09:00—10 December 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming 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.

Cowes 12 November 09:00—12 November 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Boolean logic in A Level computer scienceCP503

During this course you'll explore how Boolean logic is a way of describing the circuits inside a computer.

Live remote training 15 November 16:30—15 November 2024
Live remote training 26 November 15:30—26 November 2024

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Data & information Programming Computing Post 16 Teach secondary computing certificate

Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437

Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.

Live remote training 6 July 09:00—6 July 2024
Live remote training 13 July 09:00—13 July 2024

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Computing Quality Framework – driving change within your primary school - short courseCP403

Find out how to use the Computing Quality Framework effectively to identify school needs and implement effective change to drive a high-quality computing education.

Cowes 10 July 14:30—10 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Computing Quality Framework – driving change within your secondary school - short courseCP406

Find out how to use the Computing Quality Framework to support your secondary school needs to drive a high-quality computing education.

Cowes 10 July 14:30—10 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Data structures in A Level computer scienceCP502

During this course you'll explore how various data structures are used to organise and store data.

Live remote training 16 November 09:00—16 November 2024
Live remote training 19 November 09:00—19 November 2024

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Data & information Programming Post 16 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.

Cowes 18 March 09:00—18 March 2025

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

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - short courseCP440

Explore the big picture with the current gender imbalance in GCSE computer science between girls and boys. Forming part of the I Belong programme, you’ll explore 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.

Liphook 25 June 10:00—25 June 2024
Cowes 10 July 09:00—10 July 2024
Live remote training 12 July 16:00—12 July 2024
Live remote training 19 July 16:00—19 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 21 June 13:00—21 June 2024
Live remote training 28 June 13:00—28 June 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in Year 4 - short courseCP465

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 6 September 13:00—6 September 2024
Live remote training 20 September 13:00—20 September 2024
Live remote training 6 December 13:00—6 December 2024
Live remote training 13 December 13:00—13 December 2024

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 15 October 09:00—15 October 2024
Live remote training 19 October 09:00—19 October 2024

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Inclusive Computing in Primary SchoolsCP005

Computing is for every child, and the school curriculum must allow for all children to succeed. Computing subject leaders can make inclusive, effective curriculum implementation happen, leading to success for all.

Liphook 27 September 09:00—27 September 2024
Cowes 21 January 09:00—21 January 2025

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to Isaac Computer Science - short courseCP552

This short course will introduce you to the Isaac computer science platform, you'll explore how the platform can be used by your GCSE and A Level students to improve their subject knowledge.

Cowes 10 July 10:45—10 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Introduction to primary computing - face to faceCP004

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.

Cowes 24 September 09:00—24 September 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

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.

Cowes 10 July 10:45—10 July 2024

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Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Leading primary computing - module 1 - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders. Improve your understanding of the role and the subject. Identify where your school is now and plan for improvements.

Liphook 27 November 09:00—27 November 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Literacy via primary computing – building vocabulary and embedding literacy skillsCP407

Explore how to teach computing vocabulary effectively. Unpick the opportunities within the computing curriculum and computing lessons to build literacy skills.

Live remote training 24 June 15:30—24 June 2024
Live remote training 27 June 16:00—27 June 2024
Cowes 3 December 15:30—3 December 2024

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Cross curricular Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Object oriented programming (OOP) in A Level computer scienceCP506

During this course you'll learn how to use object-oriented programming, you'll explore varying programming techniques and develop your own working OOP solution.

Live remote training 2 July 09:00—2 July 2024
Live remote training 20 July 09:00—20 July 2024

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Practical work Programming Algorithms Post 16 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.

Live remote training 3 October 15:45—3 October 2024
Live remote training 18 October 00:00—18 October 2024
Cowes 4 February 15:30—4 February 2025

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 27 June 15:45—27 June 2024
Cowes 4 March 15:30—4 March 2025

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for AQA specificationCP423B

Linked to the AQA 8525 specification, learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

Live remote training 7 September 09:00—7 September 2024
Live remote training 17 September 09:00—17 September 2024
Live remote training 3 December 09:00—3 December 2024
Live remote training 14 December 09:00—14 December 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Solving computational problems in KS3 computingCP436

Build the capability of students to solve problems in computing, and be ready for GCSE Computer Science

Live remote training 5 October 09:00—5 October 2024
Live remote training 22 October 09:00—22 October 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing 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 9 November 09:00—9 November 2024
Live remote training 12 November 09:00—12 November 2024

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Leadership Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr. Create and debug your own programmes, using key concepts such as sequence, repetition, selection and variables.

Live remote training 4 October 09:00—4 October 2024
Live remote training 18 October 09:00—18 October 2024

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