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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.

Live remote training 2 July 15:30—2 July 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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 3 July 09:00—3 July 2024
Live remote training 16 July 09:00—16 July 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Assessment in secondary computing - short courseCP413

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.

Live remote training 2 July 16:30—2 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

Explore how to teach computing in Year 1 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary 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 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

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

Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024

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Computing Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Pathfinding algorithms in A Level computer scienceCP504

During this course you'll explore how pathfinding algorithms can be used to find the shortest path between a set of points.

Live remote training 20 June 16:00—20 June 2024

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Programming Algorithms Post 16 Teach secondary 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 18 April 16:00—18 April 2025
Live remote training 9 May 16:00—9 May 2025

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration - remoteCP423

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 10 September 09:00—10 September 2024
Live remote training 24 September 09:00—24 September 2024
Live remote training 10 October 09:00—10 October 2024
Live remote training 29 October 09:00—29 October 2024
Live remote training 11 November 09:00—11 November 2024
Live remote training 18 November 09:00—18 November 2024
Live remote training 5 December 09:00—5 December 2024
Live remote training 17 December 09:00—17 December 2024

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Programming 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 11 September 09:00—11 September 2024
Live remote training 26 September 09:00—26 September 2024

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