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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 8 February 09:00—8 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 31 January 09:00—31 January 2023

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security 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 21 February 09:00—21 February 2023

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Computer systems 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 2 February 09:00—2 February 2023

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Computer systems Data & information Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 January 09:00—25 January 2023
Live remote training 7 February 09:00—7 February 2023

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

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 13 January 09:00—13 January 2023

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Key stage 1

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

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

Live remote training 13 January 11:30—13 January 2023

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Key stage 1

Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

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

Live remote training 13 January 14:00—13 January 2023

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in year 4 - short courseCP465

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

Live remote training 18 January 09:00—18 January 2023

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Key stage 2

Getting started in year 5 - short courseCP460

A comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 5 using the Teach Computing Curriculum.

Live remote training 18 January 11:30—18 January 2023

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Key stage 2

Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

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

Live remote training 18 January 14:00—18 January 2023

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Key stage 2

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 26 January 09:00—26 January 2023
Live remote training 24 February 09:00—24 February 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 27 January 12:30—27 January 2023

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Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence, making the most of the resources and teaching staff available.

Live remote training 17 January 09:00—24 January 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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 3 March 09:00—3 March 2023

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

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 27 January 10:00—27 January 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 16 January 15:30—16 January 2023
Live remote training 27 January 15:00—27 January 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 3 February 09:00—3 February 2023

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Programming 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 28 February 09:00—28 February 2023

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Programming 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 2 March 09:00—2 March 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: working with data - remoteCP433

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

Live remote training 23 February 09:00—23 February 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - remoteCP420

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 1 February 09:00—1 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science this course will teach you how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims.

Live remote training 10 February 09:00—10 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 7 March 09:00—7 March 2023

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary 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 February 09:00—22 February 2023

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 4 CS Accelerator