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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 14 September 09:30—14 September 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

An introduction to algorithms, programming and data in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP228

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

Cambridge 25 January 09:30—25 January 2023

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Key stage 3 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 27 September 09:30—27 September 2022

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

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remote - short courseCP440

Explore the big picture with the current Gender imbalance in GSCE 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 22 November 15:30—22 November 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your region - short courseCP446

Bring computing careers into the classroom with STEM Ambassadors - volunteers from the world of work.

Live remote training 28 September 16:00—28 September 2022

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Impact of technology Careers Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 5 October 15:30—5 October 2022

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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 3 October 15:30—3 October 2022

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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 21 September 15:30—21 September 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in year 4 - short courseCP465

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 19 September 15:30—19 September 2022

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Key stage 2

Getting started in year 5 - short courseCP460

A comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 5 using the Teach Computing Curriculum.

Live remote training 26 September 15:30—26 September 2022

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Key stage 2

Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

Explore how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 27 September 15:30—27 September 2022

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Key stage 2

Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCP239

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE 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.

Cambridge 19 October 09:00—19 October 2022

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Leadership Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principles (remote)CP435

Get a solid grounding in curriculum design, leading to the implementation of an outstanding KS3 computing curriculum with impact in the classroom.

Live remote training 23 September 10:00—23 September 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS4 computing for all - face to faceCP207

This action-oriented professional development course explores the options available to computing teachers in different school contexts

Cambridge 14 December 09:30—14 December 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Safety & Security Pedagogy Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

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

Huntingdon 30 September 10:00—14 October 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

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

Live remote training 19 January 09:30—26 January 2023

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Leadership Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 31 January 15:30—31 January 2023

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Key stage 1 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 1 November 15:30—1 November 2022

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Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing - short courseCP444

Get yourself and your teaching team inspection-ready

Live remote training 13 September 15:30—13 September 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

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

Buckden 11 November 09:30—11 November 2022

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Algorithms Programming Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - face to faceCP243

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring advanced programming techniques then implementing and testing these in a working solution.

Cambridge 10 October 09:00—10 October 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - face to faceCP244

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Cambridge 8 November 09:00—8 November 2022

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Algorithms Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: working with data - face to faceCP233

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

Cambridge 3 October 09:00—3 October 2022

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 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.

Cambridge 5 October 09:30—5 October 2022

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Algorithms Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Solving computational problems in KS3 computingCP436

Build the capability of students to solve problems in computing, and be ready for GCSE Computer Science

Live remote training 11 October 13:00—12 October 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Pedagogy Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - face to faceCP240

Improve student engagement in your GCSE computer science lessons by developing your classroom pedagogy.

Cambridge 2 November 09:00—2 November 2022

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Impact of technology Pedagogy Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

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

Buckden 3 March 10:00—10 March 2023

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

Teaching key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

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

Buckden 18 November 10:00—25 November 2022

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