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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 8 November 13:00—8 November 2022

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Algorithms 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 10 November 12:30—10 November 2022

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

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 5 October 15:30—5 October 2022

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Leadership 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 15 November 13:30—23 November 2022

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 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 13 October 12:30—13 October 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Online safety through primary computing - short courseCP469

This short course will support the needs of schools in ensuring that they keep children safe whilst teaching computing and using technology to access the full primary curriculum.

Live remote training 8 November 15:45—8 November 2022

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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.

Malvern Wells 20 September 15:30—20 September 2022
Redditch 27 September 15:30—27 September 2022

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

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 4 October 15:45—4 October 2022

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Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 7 October 09:00—7 October 2022

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Algorithms Programming Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate