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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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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 24 November 09:30—24 November 2021

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 1 December 15:45—1 December 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Assessment of primary computingCP007

Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.

Tunbridge Wells 21 October 09:15—21 October 2021

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 16 November 15:45—16 November 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE - remoteCP426

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.

Live remote training 25 November 09:30—25 November 2021

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

Fundamentals of computer networks - remoteCP422

Learn how computers of all shapes and sizes are connected physically, or wirelessly, and how this arrangement affects how data is shared.

Live remote training 7 December 09:30—7 December 2021

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 18 November 15:45—25 November 2021
Live remote training 30 November 09:30—30 November 2021

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCP239

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE 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.

Maidstone 10 November 09:30—10 November 2021

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Leadership Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders, helping you get the most from every teacher and every child.

Dover 3 November 09:30—23 November 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Maths in computer science - remoteCP434

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Live remote training 18 November 09:30—18 November 2021

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

New subject leaders of secondary computing -remoteCP411

Develop the leadership skills and management practices to confidently coordinate an effective computing department.

Live remote training 2 December 09:30—14 December 2021

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Leadership Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Physical computing kit - KS2 CrumbleCP252

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

9 November 16:00—9 November 2021

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 2

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bitCP253

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

Tunbridge Wells 11 November 16:00—11 November 2021

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 3

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 2 November 09:30—2 November 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

Broaden your understanding of computer systems, networks and the internet to teach key stage 2 computing.

Ashford 16 November 09:30—30 November 2021

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Cross curricular Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate

The internet and cyber security - remoteCP432

Build on knowledge of local computer networks to cover the globally connected systems forming the internet.

Live remote training 20 October 09:30—20 October 2021

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator