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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 December 09:15—8 December 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.

Wellington 19 January 09:15—19 January 2023

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

Computing as a second subject for non-specialist teachers - short courseCP308

Learn about the benefits of being able to teach computing as a second subject, including ways in which the National Centre for Computing Education can support you on this journey.

Remote Delivered CPD 4 October 16:00—4 October 2022

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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 6 October 09:15—6 October 2022

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE (face to face)CP226

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.

Wellington 17 November 09:15—17 November 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Wellington 27 September 09:15—27 September 2022
Ilminster 12 January 09:15—12 January 2023
Wellington 27 April 09:15—27 April 2023

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

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 14 September 14:00—18 October 2022
Live remote training 9 January 14:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 20 April 14:00—18 May 2023

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

Wellington 12 October 09:15—23 November 2022
Wellington 16 May 09:15—29 June 2023

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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 5 January 14:00—30 March 2023

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Leadership Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 5 December 13:30—5 December 2022
Live remote training 15 March 16:00—15 March 2023
Live remote training 5 July 16:00—5 July 2023

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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 6 October 16:00—6 October 2022
Live remote training 17 November 09:30—17 November 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.

Wellington 22 September 09:15—22 September 2022

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Algorithms Programming Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 12 June 14:00—10 July 2023

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Algorithms Programming Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration - remoteCP423

Learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programs are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

Live remote training 13 October 09:15—13 October 2022
Live remote training 25 October 09:15—25 October 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection and iteration - face to faceCP223

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Wellington 24 November 09:15—24 November 2022

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

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

Wellington 9 November 09:15—6 December 2022
Wellington 10 May 09:15—14 June 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 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 16 January 14:00—6 February 2023

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

Teaching 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 February 14:00—27 March 2023

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Leadership Computer networks Impact of technology 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.

Wellington 21 February 09:15—23 March 2023

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

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 1 - remoteCP452

This course aims to deepen understanding of the subject knowledge and pedagogy needed to effectively teach the computing curriculum in KS2.

Live remote training 15 September 14:30—6 October 2022
Live remote training 24 April 14:00—6 June 2023

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

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

This course aims to deepen understanding of the subject knowledge and pedagogy needed to effectively teach the computing curriculum in KS2.

Live remote training 16 November 14:00—1 December 2022
Live remote training 21 June 14:00—12 July 2023

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