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An introduction to algorithms, programming and data in GCSE computer scienceCP228

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 16 April—17 April 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 20 April—21 April 2020

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An Introduction to Computer Networking for TeachersCO214

Build your knowledge and understanding of computer networks as a computer science teacher

  • Online Course 4 May—22 June 2020

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in GCSE computer scienceCP238

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 13 May—14 May 2020

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Computer networks Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer processorsCP231

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

  • Remote delivered CPD 11 May—12 May 2020

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer systems: input, output and storageCP221

Take your first steps to opening up the computer, exploring the main components, their role and how they work together in computer systems.

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Design and Prototype Embedded Computer SystemsCO218

Discover embedded system design and work your way through the product design lifecycle.

  • Online Course 2 March—20 April 2020

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Fundamentals of computer networksCP222

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

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

How Computers Work: Demystifying ComputationCO206

Explore the fundamentals of computing - computer architecture, binary logic, data processing, circuits, and more.

  • Online Course 6 April—1 June 2020

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Computing Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Impact of Technology: How To Lead Classroom DiscussionsCO215

You will explore the ethical, legal, cultural, and environmental concerns surrounding computer science

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to Cybersecurity for TeachersCO216

Teachers will be introduced to the core ideas of cybersecurity that should be taught in the classroom

  • Online Course 6 April—25 May 2020

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Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Safety & Security Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to Encryption and CryptographyCO220

Discover the history of encryption and learn how it's used in the modern world

  • Online Course 2 March—20 April 2020

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Computer networks Data & information Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to Web DevelopmentCO221

Discover web development and learn to build your own interactive websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Online Course 6 April—25 May 2020

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Networking with Python: Socket Programming for CommunicationCO223

You’ll explore the principles that industry professionals use when programming for networks, and learn how sockets are used to abstract the complexities of the internet.

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Computer networks Programming CS Accelerator

Object-oriented Programming in Python: Create Your Own Adventure GameCO210

Learn object-oriented programming principles by creating your own text-based adventure game in Python.

  • Online Course 6 April—25 May 2020

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207

Explore the basics of Python. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll learn to code your first program

  • Online Course 4 May—29 June 2020

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming 102: Think like a Computer ScientistCO208

Take your Python skills further. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll explore algorithms and list structures.

  • Online Course 2 March—27 April 2020

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming 103: Saving and Structuring DataCO219

Learn how to save and structure data in external files, and import files back into your Python programs. Supported by Google.

  • Online Course 6 April—25 May 2020

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Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming with GUIsCO217

Discover how to build your own Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Python and guizero.

  • Online Course 4 May—15 June 2020

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Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection and iterationCP223

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

  • Remote delivered CPD 16 April—17 April 2020

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: working with dataCP233

In this course you’ll learn about data types, and how data structures are manipulated in Python programs.

  • Remote delivered CPD 24 April—28 April 2020
  • Remote delivered CPD 27 April—30 April 2020

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocodeCP220

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 22 April—23 April 2020

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Algorithmic thinking Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing Data with Images and Sound: Bringing Data to LifeCO209

Learn how data is represented through media; audio, visual and text.

  • Online Course 2 March—13 April 2020

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Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Robotics With Raspberry Pi: Build and Program Your First Robot BuggyCO224

Examine the wider context of modern robotics and build a robot buggy controlled by a Raspberry Pi

  • Online Course 9 March—10 May 2020

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Programming CS Accelerator

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science this course will teach you how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims.

  • Remote delivered CPD 30 April—4 May 2020

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Algorithmic thinking Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and PythonCO205

Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python

  • Online Course 30 March—25 May 2020

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

The internet and cyber-securityCP232

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

  • Remote delivered CPD 24 April—24 April 2020

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Understanding Computer SystemsCO212

Understand how the components of a computer system interact with each other on this online course for computing teachers.

  • Online Course 4 May—22 June 2020

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Understanding Maths and Logic in Computer ScienceCO213

Improve your understanding and ability to teach maths and logic in computing while building elements of an escape room.

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Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator