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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 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024
Live remote training 9 July 15:30—11 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

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 13 November 15:30—20 November 2024
Live remote training 22 November 09:00—22 November 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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 6 November 16:00—6 November 2024
Live remote training 20 November 13:00—20 November 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary 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 12 September 16:00—12 September 2024
Live remote training 19 September 13:00—19 September 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 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.

Wirral 18 June 09:00—18 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

Computing Quality Framework – driving change within your primary school - short courseCP403

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.

Live remote training 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—25 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE (face to face)CP226

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.

Crewe 2 July 09:00—2 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 1 October 13:00—1 October 2024
Live remote training 14 October 15:45—21 October 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Inclusive Computing in Primary SchoolsCP005

Computing is for every child, and the school curriculum must allow for all children to succeed. Computing subject leaders can make inclusive, effective curriculum implementation happen, leading to success for all.

Wallasey 4 July 09:15—4 July 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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 2 December 15:45—2 December 2024
Live remote training 3 December 15:45—3 December 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Leading primary computing - module 1 - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders. Improve your understanding of the role and the subject. Identify where your school is now and plan for improvements.

Wallasey 24 June 09:30—24 June 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing 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 3 October 09:30—4 October 2024
Live remote training 11 October 09:30—25 October 2024

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Leadership Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for OCR specificationCP423A

Linked to the OCR J277 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.

Live remote training 2 December 09:00—2 December 2024
Live remote training 3 December 15:30—10 December 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection and iteration - face to faceCP223

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Crewe 3 July 09:30—3 July 2024

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode for AQA specificationCP420B

Improve your knowledge of algorithms whilst referencing the current AQA GCSE computer science specification. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Live remote training 11 September 15:30—18 September 2024
Live remote training 13 September 09:30—13 September 2024

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Data & information Algorithms Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge 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 18 June 16:00—19 June 2024

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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 programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr - remoteCP455

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.

Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024
Live remote training 8 July 09:30—8 July 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate