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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 1 July 09:30—1 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

Assessment and progression in KS3 computingCP212

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.

Congleton 24 April 09:30—24 April 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing certificate

Careers and enrichment in primary computing with STEM Ambassadors - short courseCP441

Find out how career-linked learning and enrichment opportunities can provide motivation and broaden horizons for learners at primary school.

Live remote training 12 March 15:45—12 March 2024
Live remote training 18 March 15:45—18 March 2024

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary 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

Data-driven IT projects in secondary computingCP485

Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.

Live remote training 7 March 16:00—14 March 2024
Live remote training 11 March 09:30—11 March 2024

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Practical work Data & information Mathematics Teach secondary 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.

Winsford 18 March 09:30—18 March 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 4 - short courseCP465

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

Live remote training 2 May 13:00—2 May 2024
Live remote training 7 May 15:45—21 May 2024

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Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your schoolCP255

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.

Wallasey 25 March 09:00—25 March 2024

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for AQA specificationCP423B

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.

Live remote training 7 May 09:30—7 May 2024
Live remote training 9 May 15:30—16 May 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.

Winsford 25 March 09:30—25 March 2024

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

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 26 April 09:30—26 April 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Teach secondary computing 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 14 June 09:30—14 June 2024
Live remote training 18 June 15:30—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

Systems architecture in A Level computer scienceCP505

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.

Live remote training 25 April 15:30—25 April 2024

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Computer systems Data & information Computing Post 16 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science developing knowledge and understanding - face to faceCP241

During this CPD you'll explore effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.

Ellesmere Port 27 March 09:30—27 March 2024

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Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science pedagogy for programming - face to faceCP242

Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.

Macclesfield 12 March 09:30—12 March 2024

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Programming 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 1 July 09:30—1 July 2024
Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024

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