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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 18 July 15:00—18 July 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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 25 April 15:30—25 April 2025

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.

Milton Keynes 10 June 09:00—10 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Behaviour for learning in a computing environment - short courseCP468

For secondary teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers generic behavior for learning strategies, including managing own behaviours, rules routines, recognition reward and interventions and links them it back to their use in a computing environment.

Live remote training 24 April 15:30—24 April 2025
Live remote training 28 May 15:30—28 May 2025

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Careers and enrichment in primary computing with STEM Ambassadors - short courseCP441

Find out how career-linked learning and enrichment opportunities can provide motivation and broaden horizons for learners at primary school.

Live remote training 24 October 15:00—24 October 2024
Live remote training 14 November 15:00—14 November 2024

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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 21 October 09:30—21 October 2024

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Computing for specialist teachers of autistic studentsCP291

Plan and teach an effective computing curriculum for students with autism in a specialist setting.

Milton Keynes 27 June 09:30—27 June 2024

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Practical work Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach primary computing certificate Teach secondary 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 17 July 15:30—17 July 2024

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Practical work Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Data-driven IT projects in secondary computingCP485

Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.

Live remote training 24 October 15:30—24 October 2024

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Practical work Data & information Mathematics 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.

Milton Keynes 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024

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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.

Live remote training 1 October 15:30—1 October 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your region - short courseCP446

Bring computing careers into the classroom with STEM Ambassadors - volunteers from the world of work.

Live remote training 30 May 15:30—30 May 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:30—25 June 2024

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Impact of technology Careers Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Post 16 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 24 April 15:00—24 April 2025
Live remote training 5 June 15:00—5 June 2025

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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 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 12 September 15:00—12 September 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 16 January 15:00—16 January 2025
Live remote training 6 March 15:00—6 March 2025

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

Explore how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 4 July 15:00—4 July 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 14 January 09:30—14 January 2025

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

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 3 July 15:00—3 July 2025

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Maths in computer science - remoteCP434

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Live remote training 1 July 09:30—1 July 2025

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Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Data & information Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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 1 April 15:30—15 April 2025
Live remote training 15 July 15:30—29 July 2025

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Leadership Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

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.

Milton Keynes 18 June 15:30—18 June 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi Pico - short courseCP254

Explore physical computing using the Raspberry Pi Pico device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Milton Keynes 2 July 15:30—2 July 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Physical Computing Kit Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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 10 October 15:00—10 October 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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 19 February 15:30—19 February 2025

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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 3 January 09:30—3 January 2025

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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 GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - remoteCP447

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

Live remote training 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024
Live remote training 9 July 09:30—9 July 2024

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate