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Education recovery: We've developed a special curated collection of CPD, resources and wider support to inspire your teaching, improve your knowledge, inform your assessment and save you time whilst you address lost learning.

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 bursaries to teachers working in state-funded education in England.

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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
Eastbourne 9 November 09:00—9 November 2021
Northampton 9 November 09:30—9 November 2021
Lincoln 22 November 09:30—6 December 2021
High Wycombe 1 December 09:00—8 December 2021
Milton Keynes 18 May 09:30—18 May 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary

Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Approaches to Supporting Learners with SEND in ComputingCO700

Explore ways to make your computing lessons more inclusive for learners with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Cross curricular Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Primary Secondary

Get Started Teaching Computing in Primary Schools: Preparing to teach 5 - 11 year oldsCO040

Improve your subject knowledge and develop inclusive lessons to teach computing to primary school pupils (aged 5 to 11 years old).

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Improving Computing Classroom Practice Through Action ResearchCO030

Apply action research to your teaching and become a more reflective practitioner

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Primary Secondary

Introduction to primary computing - face to faceCP004

Computing in primary schools is a practical, creative and knowledge-rich subject. This course provides teachers with the knowledge and confidence to get started on the journey to outstanding computing in your school, whether you’re a subject coordinator or another interested teacher.

Norwich 24 August 09:30—24 August 2021
Newbury 1 September 10:30—1 September 2021
Lincoln 5 October 09:30—5 October 2021
Milton Keynes 5 October 09:30—5 October 2021
Tunbridge Wells 6 October 09:30—6 October 2021
Bradford 7 October 09:30—7 October 2021
12 October 09:00—12 October 2021
Chafford Hundred 19 October 09:00—19 October 2021
Woking 22 November 09:00—22 November 2021

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Introduction to primary computing - remoteCP454

For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, including programming essentials using Scratch.

Live remote training 19 August 09:00—19 August 2021
Live remote training 20 September 09:30—27 September 2021
Live remote training 21 September 09:00—21 September 2021
Live remote training 21 September 14:30—28 September 2021
Live remote training 21 September 16:00—28 September 2021
Live remote training 23 September 09:00—23 September 2021
Live remote training 30 September 14:30—11 October 2021
Live remote training 11 October 14:00—18 October 2021
Live remote training 13 October 09:30—13 October 2021
Live remote training 13 October 09:30—13 October 2021
Live remote training 14 October 09:00—14 October 2021
Live remote training 19 October 09:00—19 October 2021
Live remote training 28 October 09:00—28 October 2021
Live remote training 28 October 09:00—28 October 2021
Live remote training 3 November 09:00—3 November 2021
Live remote training 8 November 09:30—15 November 2021
Live remote training 8 November 09:30—8 November 2021
Live remote training 22 November 13:00—25 November 2021
Live remote training 24 November 09:00—24 November 2021
Live remote training 25 November 14:30—16 December 2021
Live remote training 6 December 14:00—13 December 2021
Live remote training 13 January 14:30—24 January 2022
Live remote training 4 February 09:15—4 February 2022
Live remote training 28 March 16:00—8 April 2022
Live remote training 9 June 14:00—16 June 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

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

Ashton-under-Lyne 10 September 10:00—15 October 2021
Chesterfield 23 September 09:00—30 September 2021
27 September 09:00—7 October 2021
Bradford 30 September 09:30—22 October 2021
Maidstone 30 September 09:30—14 October 2021
Westcliff-on-Sea 5 October 09:00—6 October 2021
Lincoln 12 October 09:30—14 December 2021
Bradford 14 October 09:30—15 October 2021
Woking 2 November 09:00—9 November 2021
Northampton 25 January 09:30—8 March 2022
London 27 January 09:00—10 February 2022
Wellington 8 February 09:00—5 April 2022
Milton Keynes 9 June 09:30—5 July 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence, making the most of the resources and teaching staff available.

Live remote training 23 August 09:30—26 August 2021
Live remote training 22 September 09:30—20 October 2021
Live remote training 24 September 09:30—1 October 2021
Live remote training 24 September 14:30—8 October 2021
Live remote training 27 September 09:00—7 October 2021
Live remote training 27 September 14:30—7 October 2021
Live remote training 29 September 09:00—20 October 2021
Live remote training 30 September 12:00—7 October 2021
Live remote training 1 October 09:00—15 October 2021
Live remote training 4 October 09:00—11 October 2021
Live remote training 5 October 09:00—12 October 2021
Live remote training 7 October 09:30—21 October 2021
Live remote training 12 October 09:00—19 October 2021
Live remote training 12 October 09:00—19 October 2021
Live remote training 14 October 09:00—2 November 2021
Live remote training 18 October 14:30—12 November 2021
Live remote training 19 October 16:00—8 November 2021
Live remote training 28 October 11:00—29 October 2021
Live remote training 10 November 09:00—17 November 2021
Live remote training 11 November 09:30—12 November 2021
Live remote training 12 November 09:00—19 November 2021
Live remote training 29 November 09:00—6 December 2021
Live remote training 7 December 09:00—11 January 2022
Live remote training 6 January 14:30—31 January 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Outstanding primary computing for all - face to faceCP005

Computing is for every child, and the school curriculum must allow for all children to succeed. Computing subject leaders can make inclusive, effective curriculum implementation happen, leading to success for all.

Milton Keynes 4 November 09:30—4 November 2021
Northampton 15 June 09:30—15 June 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

Discover engaging and effective ways to help children use computational thinking.

Woking 11 August 09:00—11 August 2021
Petersfield 3 September 14:00—1 November 2021
Petersfield 3 September 14:00—3 September 2021
Waterlooville 14 September 14:15—9 November 2021
Lincoln 30 September 09:30—30 September 2021
Reading 7 October 09:30—7 October 2021
Fareham 8 October 10:30—8 October 2021
Gosport 12 October 14:15—19 October 2021
14 October 09:00—14 October 2021
Grantham 14 October 09:30—14 October 2021
Reading 19 October 10:00—19 October 2021
High Wycombe 25 November 09:30—25 November 2021
Lincoln 29 November 09:30—29 November 2021
Milton Keynes 1 December 09:30—1 December 2021
Northampton 26 April 09:30—26 April 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Primary programming and algorithms - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary computing. Be prepared to teach algorithms and programming to all ages of children, helping them develop their understanding through effective pedagogy.

Live remote training 23 August 09:00—27 August 2021
Live remote training 1 September 10:00—1 September 2021
Live remote training 22 September 00:00—22 September 2021
Live remote training 22 September 00:00—6 October 2021
Live remote training 5 October 09:00—5 October 2021
Live remote training 6 October 10:30—20 October 2021
Live remote training 12 October 14:30—19 October 2021
Live remote training 2 November 09:00—2 November 2021
Live remote training 11 November 09:00—11 November 2021
Live remote training 16 November 00:00—16 November 2021
Live remote training 17 November 14:00—24 November 2021
Live remote training 29 November 00:00—7 December 2021
Live remote training 7 December 16:00—14 December 2021
Live remote training 14 December 09:30—14 December 2021
Live remote training 11 February 08:45—11 February 2022
Live remote training 14 February 00:00—2 March 2022
Live remote training 18 May 00:00—26 May 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

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 2 August—30 August 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator Primary

Programming Pedagogy in Primary Schools: Developing Computing TeachingCO020

Investigate a range of pedagogical approaches for teaching programming to primary pupils

Online course 2 August—23 August 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Teaching and leading key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

Develop your confidence to teach the whole key stage 1 computing curriculum successfully.

Winchester 14 October 09:30—4 November 2021
Dover 19 October 09:30—3 November 2021
Lincoln 21 October 09:30—4 November 2021
Bradford 4 November 09:30—25 November 2021
Reading 9 November 09:30—12 November 2021
Milton Keynes 12 January 09:30—24 February 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Primary

Teaching and leading key stage 1 computing - module 1 - remoteCP450

This course is designed to give you confidence in teaching the key stage 1 computing curriculum, including foundational knowledge of computer science; the applications of information technology and the implications for digital literacy in the modern world.

Live remote training 13 September 14:00—15 September 2021
Live remote training 17 September 09:30—22 September 2021
Live remote training 27 September 13:00—4 October 2021
Live remote training 30 September 09:00—30 September 2021
Live remote training 21 October 09:15—21 October 2021
Live remote training 2 November 09:00—2 November 2021
Live remote training 9 November 09:00—9 November 2021
Live remote training 9 November 09:30—9 November 2021
Live remote training 15 November 10:30—18 November 2021

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 1 Primary

Teaching and leading key stage 1 computing - module 2 - remoteCP451

The second module of this course covers digital literacy and information technology, covering the whole computing curriculum. Find out how to use software creatively, safely and responsibly for inspiring projects, and plan a rigorous and inclusive curriculum .

Live remote training 27 September 09:00—27 September 2021
Live remote training 11 October 14:30—19 October 2021
Live remote training 5 November 09:30—5 November 2021
Live remote training 9 November 09:00—9 November 2021
Live remote training 16 November 13:00—23 November 2021
Live remote training 17 November 09:30—17 November 2021
Live remote training 23 November 10:30—25 November 2021

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Primary

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

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

Waterlooville 3 September 09:00—14 February 2022
Newbury 15 October 09:30—8 November 2021
Lincoln 8 November 09:30—15 November 2021
Reading 30 November 09:30—2 December 2021
Dartford 8 December 09:00—15 December 2021
Milton Keynes 23 March 09:30—4 May 2022

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

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy.

Live remote training 13 October 14:00—3 November 2021
Live remote training 21 October 10:00—21 October 2021
Live remote training 29 October 09:00—10 November 2021
Live remote training 9 November 00:00—1 December 2021
Live remote training 16 November 09:00—16 November 2021
Live remote training 29 November 09:30—29 November 2021
Live remote training 1 December 09:00—1 December 2021
Live remote training 14 January 09:30—14 January 2022

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Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

Skilfully combining a wide range of software applications and multimedia such as video, images and sound, you will be better able to support children in creative and engaging project work across the whole primary curriculum.

Live remote training 17 September 09:15—17 September 2021
Live remote training 4 October 09:00—4 October 2021
Live remote training 11 November 10:00—11 November 2021
Live remote training 25 November 09:00—25 November 2021
Live remote training 25 November 14:00—2 December 2021
Live remote training 3 December 13:00—10 December 2021
Live remote training 6 December 10:30—9 December 2021
Live remote training 8 December 09:00—8 December 2021
Live remote training 21 January 09:30—21 January 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Computing Key stage 2 Primary

Teaching Computing Systems and Networks to 5- to 11-year-oldsCO042

Improve your subject knowledge and develop your teaching to help young children understand the computing systems and networks around them.

Online course 5 July—12 September 2021

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Computer networks Computer systems Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary

Teaching Programming to 5 - 11 year oldsCO041

Build your subject knowledge and develop your skills in teaching programming

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary