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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 3 October 09:00—3 October 2024
Live remote training 16 October 09:00—16 October 2024

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

An introduction to algorithms, programming and data in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP228

Create some simple block-based computer programs and discover how to implement them in the text based language Python.

Maidstone 26 June 09:30—26 June 2024

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

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP238

Learn about the different components of computer hardware, including devices not instantly recognisable as computers.

Maidstone 9 July 09:00—9 July 2024

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate

Boolean logic in A Level computer scienceCP503

During this course you'll explore how Boolean logic is a way of describing the circuits inside a computer.

Live remote training 17 October 15:45—17 October 2024
Live remote training 22 October 15:45—22 October 2024

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Data & information Programming Computing Post 16 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 10 July 16:00—10 July 2024

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

Data structures in A Level computer scienceCP502

During this course you'll explore how various data structures are used to organise and store data.

Live remote training 17 June 09:30—17 June 2024
Live remote training 18 September 09:00—18 September 2024
Live remote training 26 September 09:00—26 September 2024

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Data & information Programming Post 16 Teach secondary 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 4 July 09:00—4 July 2024

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Practical work Data & information Mathematics Teach secondary computing certificate

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Empowering girls in key stage 2 computingCP409

To address the gender gap in computing, we need to start during primary. Explore the reasons for the gender gap, and discover strategies to overcome them in your classroom to empower girls in computing.

Live remote training 3 July 16:00—3 July 2024
Live remote training 9 July 16:00—9 July 2024

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Leadership 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.

Maidstone 25 June 09:00—25 June 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 2 - short courseCP466

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 1 July 15:00—1 July 2024

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Introduction to the micro:bit in key stage 2 - short courseCP292

Explore physical computing using the micro: bit device; finding out how it can be used to develop understanding of programming through creative digital projects.

Deal 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Maidstone 26 June 16:00—26 June 2024
Live remote training 11 September 16:00—11 September 2024
Maidstone 23 October 16:00—23 October 2024
Maidstone 7 January 16:00—7 January 2025

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Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Online safety through primary computing - short courseCP469

This short course will support the needs of schools in ensuring that they keep children safe whilst teaching computing and using technology to access the full primary curriculum.

Live remote training 16 September 15:45—16 September 2024
Live remote training 30 September 15:45—30 September 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Physical computing kit - KS2 Crumble - short courseCP252

Explore physical computing using the Crumble device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Deal 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Maidstone 22 October 16:00—22 October 2024
Maidstone 8 January 16:00—8 January 2025

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Preparing for Ofsted in primary computing - short courseCP486

Find out what to expect from an Ofsted visit to your school and how you can prepare for it as a computing subject lead.

Live remote training 8 July 15:45—8 July 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

This short course, delivered by an experienced Professional Development Leader will support you ahead of taking the CSA test. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and revise topics.

Live remote training 2 July 15:45—2 July 2024

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 9 October 09:00—9 October 2024
Live remote training 23 October 09:00—23 October 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.

Maidstone 10 July 09:30—10 July 2024

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Programming 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 17 September 09:00—17 September 2024
Live remote training 30 September 09:00—30 September 2024
Live remote training 5 December 09:00—5 December 2024
Live remote training 10 December 09:00—10 December 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 16 September 09:30—16 September 2024
Live remote training 25 September 09:30—25 September 2024

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