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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 16 May 09:30—16 May 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing 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 14 February 09:30—14 February 2022
Live remote training 4 May 09:30—4 May 2022

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Assessing computational thinking in primary schools - short courseCP457

A short course providing practical guidance on the assessment of key thinking skills in primary computing

Live remote training 23 March 13:30—23 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 8 July 09:30—8 July 2022

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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 4 April 14:00—29 April 2022
Live remote training 4 April 16:00—29 April 2022

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Computer systems Data & information Computing 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 10 March 09:00—10 March 2022

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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 2 March 09:30—2 March 2022
Live remote training 7 June 09:30—7 June 2022
Live remote training 8 June 14:00—15 June 2022
Live remote training 8 June 16:00—15 June 2022

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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 18 March 09:00—18 March 2022

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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

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

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

Live remote training 21 February 09:00—28 February 2022
Live remote training 10 May 09:00—17 May 2022

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Leadership 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 3 February 09:00—3 February 2022

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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 22 March 09:00—22 March 2022

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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 9 May 09:00—9 May 2022

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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 21 June 14:00—28 June 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing 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 21 June 16:00—28 June 2022

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Programming Computing 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 5 May 14:00—12 May 2022
Live remote training 5 May 16:00—12 May 2022

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 7 March 09:00—7 March 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 1 - remoteCP450

This course is designed to give you confidence in teaching the key stage 1 computing curriculum, including foundational knowledge of computer science; the applications of information technology and the implications for digital literacy in the modern world.

Live remote training 23 February 09:00—23 February 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 1 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - module 2 - remoteCP451

The second module of this course covers digital literacy and information technology, covering the whole computing curriculum. Find out how to use software creatively, safely and responsibly for inspiring projects, and plan a rigorous and inclusive curriculum .

Live remote training 8 March 09:00—8 March 2022

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Primary certificate

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 1 March 09:00—1 March 2022

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

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

Skilfully combining a wide range of software applications and multimedia such as video, images and sound, you will be better able to support children in creative and engaging project work across the whole primary curriculum.

Live remote training 25 February 09:00—25 February 2022
Live remote training 16 March 09:00—16 March 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology 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 17 March 09:00—17 March 2022
Live remote training 11 May 09:00—11 May 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator