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

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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 16:15—28 September 2022

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Impact of technology Careers Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Fundamentals of computer networks - remoteCP422

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

Live remote training 13 March 09:00—13 March 2023

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Computer networks Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your schoolCP255

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.

Leicester 16 September 09:00—16 September 2022

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers - remoteCP429

Learn how to use programming techniques using VEX, Crumble or Micro:bits. Create simple block-based computer programs, discover how to create algorithms and how computers use data.

Live remote training 9 January 09:00—23 January 2023

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Practical work Algorithms Data & information Programming Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

New subject leaders of secondary computing - face to faceCP211

For new subject leaders of computing, or those looking to progress their career through curriculum leadership.

Leicester 22 September 09:00—6 October 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary 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.

Leicester 9 September 16:00—9 September 2022
Leicester 7 October 16:00—7 October 2022

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

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bit - short courseCP253

Explore physical computing using the micro:bit device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Leicester 9 December 16:00—9 December 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Pedagogy Physical computing Key stage 3

Python programming: working with data - remoteCP433

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

Live remote training 10 October 09:00—10 October 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching GCSE computer science developing knowledge and understanding - face to faceCP241

During this CPD you'll explore effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.

Leicester 10 November 09:00—10 November 2022

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Pedagogy Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science pedagogy for programming - face to faceCP242

Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.

Leicester 24 November 09:00—24 November 2022

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Programming Pedagogy Key stage 4 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.

Leicester 27 October 09:00—27 October 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.

Leicester 4 November 09:00—11 November 2022

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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.

Leicester 25 November 09:00—2 December 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