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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 21 February 15:45—28 February 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming 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 1 March 15:45—9 March 2023

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

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

St Leonards-On-Sea 8 March 09:30—8 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Behaviour for learning in a computing environment - short courseCP468

For secondary teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers generic behavior for learning strategies, including managing own behaviours, rules routines, recognition reward and interventions and links them it back to their use in a computing environment.

Live remote training 15 March 15:45—15 March 2023

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437

Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.

Live remote training 31 January 15:45—9 February 2023

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

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 10 January 14:30—12 January 2023

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

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

Explore how to teach computing in Year 1 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 23 January 16:00—23 January 2023

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Key stage 1

Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

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

Live remote training 30 January 16:00—30 January 2023

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Key stage 1

Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

Explore how to teach computing in Year 3 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 6 February 16:00—6 February 2023

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started with Python programming – short courseCP351

Start your journey to becoming a Python programmer . This short course will introduce you to the three main programming constructs.

Live remote training 31 January 15:45—31 January 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Introduction to Isaac GCSE computer science - short courseCP352

This short course will introduce you to the new, Isaac GCSE computer science platform.

Live remote training 24 January 15:45—24 January 2023

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

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.

Maidstone 15 December 16:00—15 December 2022
Maidstone 7 February 16:00—7 February 2023
Maidstone 30 March 16:00—30 March 2023
Ramsgate 23 May 16:00—23 May 2023

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Programming Key stage 2

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

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

Ashford 1 February 09:30—22 February 2023

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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.

Maidstone 12 December 16:00—12 December 2022
Maidstone 9 February 16:00—9 February 2023
Maidstone 28 March 16:00—28 March 2023
Maidstone 25 May 16:00—25 May 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 2