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.
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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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Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.
For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key formative and assessment strategies needed in key stage 3 and beyond, including strategies relating to programming.
Find out how career-linked learning and enrichment opportunities can provide motivation and broaden horizons for learners at primary school.
Find out how to use the Computing Quality Framework effectively to identify school needs and implement effective change to drive a high-quality computing education.
Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.
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.
Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum
This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.
Linked to the AQA 8525 specification, 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.
Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.
Build the capability of students to solve problems in computing, and be ready for GCSE Computer Science
Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.
During this course you'll explore the structure of the internal components of a computer system. In addition you'll explore the von Neumann architecture and fetch-execute cycle.
During this CPD you'll explore effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.
Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.
Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr. Create and debug your own programmes, using key concepts such as sequence, repetition, selection and variables.