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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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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 3 November 11:30—1 December 2021
Live remote training 26 November 09:00—26 November 2021

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer processors and instruction sets - remoteCP431

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Live remote training 10 December 09:00—10 December 2021

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer systems: input, output and storage - remoteCP421

Take your first steps to opening up the computer, exploring the main components, their role and how they work together in computer systems.

Live remote training 10 November 09:00—10 November 2021

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Computer systems Data & information Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remoteCP440

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.

Live remote training 12 November 14:00—12 November 2021

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Leadership Computing 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 5 November 09:00—5 November 2021
Live remote training 1 December 09:00—1 December 2021

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Algorithms 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 9 November 09:00—9 November 2021

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing 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 16 November 09:00—16 November 2021

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 4 November 09:00—4 November 2021
Live remote training 2 December 09:00—2 December 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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 17 November 09:00—17 November 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - remoteCP463

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring advanced programming techniques then implementing and testing these in a working solution.

Live remote training 3 November 09:00—3 November 2021
Live remote training 8 December 09:00—8 December 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - remoteCP464

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Live remote training 19 November 09:00—19 November 2021
Live remote training 9 December 09:00—9 December 2021

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy.

Live remote training 18 November 09:00—18 November 2021

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Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate

The internet and cyber security - remoteCP432

Build on knowledge of local computer networks to cover the globally connected systems forming the internet.

Live remote training 22 November 09:00—22 November 2021

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator