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Education recovery: We've developed a special curated collection of CPD, resources and wider support to inspire your teaching, improve your knowledge, inform your assessment and save you time whilst you address lost learning.

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 bursaries to teachers working in state-funded education in England.

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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 09:30—3 November 2021

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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 December 09:30—14 December 2021

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

Assessing computational thinking in primary schoolsCP457

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

Live remote training 24 September 13:00—24 September 2021
Live remote training 3 March 13:00—3 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Assessment in secondary computing - remoteCP413

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 October 13:00—6 October 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 11 January 16:00—11 January 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 13 August 09:15—13 August 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 4 February 09:15—4 February 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

Key stage 3 computing for the non specialist teacher - remoteCP445

For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key subject knowledge topics required to teach the computing Key Stage 3 programme of study.

Live remote training 8 September 09:15—8 September 2021

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 3

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principles (remote)CP435

Get a solid grounding in curriculum design, leading to the implementation of an outstanding KS3 computing curriculum with impact in the classroom.

Live remote training 19 January 09:30—19 January 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

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

Live remote training 24 September 09:30—1 October 2021
Live remote training 11 November 09:30—12 November 2021

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

New to computing pathway for English teachers - remoteCP475

For English teachers who are new to computing and looking to develop their subject knowledge, this learning pathway will give you a comprehensive introduction to the entire computer science curriculum up to GCSE level.

Live remote training 10 September 09:00—17 September 2021

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 11 February 08:45—11 February 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

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 6 August 09:15—6 August 2021

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Programming Computing 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 13 October 09:30—13 October 2021

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching and leading 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 21 October 09:15—21 October 2021

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

Teaching and leading 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 5 November 09:30—5 November 2021

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

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

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

Live remote training 14 January 09:30—14 January 2022

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

Teaching and leading 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 17 September 09:15—17 September 2021
Live remote training 21 January 09:30—21 January 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Computing Key stage 2 Primary