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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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Assembly language in A Level computer scienceCP501

During this session you'll explore what assembly language is and how to utilise the Little Man Computer platform.

Tonbridge 20 March 09:00—20 March 2024
Herne Bay 27 March 09:00—27 March 2024

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Programming Computing Post 16 Teach secondary 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 21 March 09:00—21 March 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 24 April 09:30—24 April 2024

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Practical work Data & information Mathematics Teach secondary computing certificate

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remote - short courseCP440

Explore the big picture with the current gender imbalance in GCSE 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 3 April 09:30—3 April 2024
Live remote training 23 April 15:30—23 April 2024

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Teach secondary computing certificate

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

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

Live remote training 20 May 15:00—20 May 2024
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.

St Leonards-on-Sea 7 March 15:30—7 March 2024
Maidstone 27 March 16:00—27 March 2024
Maidstone 24 April 16:00—24 April 2024
Maidstone 21 May 16:00—21 May 2024
Maidstone 10 June 16:00—10 June 2024
Maidstone 27 June 16:00—27 June 2024

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Programming 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 13 May 15:45—13 May 2024

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for Pearson specificationCP423C

Linked to the Pearson 9-1 GCSE 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 5 June 09:30—5 June 2024

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

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 14 March 09:30—14 March 2024

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Algorithmic thinking Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate