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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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Adapted teaching and effective learning interventions in secondary computingCP448

Develop an evidence-informed approach to education recovery over a sustained period, securing the computing education of young people following a period of great disruption.

Live remote training 9 May 17:00—12 May 2022
Stoke-on-Trent 13 May 09:30—13 May 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Assessment in secondary computing - remoteCP413

Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, during this course you’ll explore formative and summative assessment strategies whilst understanding how to accurately assess.

Live remote training 12 January 16:00—12 January 2022
Live remote training 12 January 16:00—12 January 2022
Stoke-on-Trent 10 June 09:30—10 June 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Assessment of primary computingCP007

Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.

Chellaston 19 January 09:00—1 February 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Computer processors and instruction sets - face to faceCP231

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Stoke-on-Trent 21 January 09:30—21 January 2022

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Computer processors and instruction sets - remoteCP431

Explore the core of a modern computer. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process.

Live remote training 19 January 14:15—2 February 2022

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Diagnostic assessment for GCSE computer scienceCP412

Learn how to use quality-assured, free subject knowledge tests for diagnostic assessment of students of computer science GCSE.

Live remote training 19 January 16:00—19 January 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your regionCP446

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

Live remote training 3 May 17:00—3 May 2022

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Impact of technology Careers 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 24 February 09:30—24 February 2022

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

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 18 January 14:30—27 January 2022

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Getting started in Year 1CP462

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

Live remote training 1 February 15:45—1 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 1

Getting started in year 2CP466

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 3 February 15:45—3 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 1

Getting started in year 3CP459

Explore how to teach computing in Year 3 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 7 February 15:45—7 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in year 4CP465

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

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

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in year 5CP460

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

Live remote training 16 February 15:45—16 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

Getting started in Year 6CP467

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

Live remote training 8 December 15:45—8 December 2021
Live remote training 17 February 15:45—17 February 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

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 22 February 09:30—22 February 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 26 January 09:00—26 January 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 certificate

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 1 February 16:00—10 February 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusion (remote)CP449

Put computational thinking at the heart of an inclusive and equitable curriculum, and broaden the appeal of computing.

Live remote training 22 March 16:00—30 March 2022
Live remote training 11 July 17:00—18 July 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary 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 2 February 09:00—9 February 2022
Live remote training 24 March 09:00—31 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Physical computing kit - KS3 micro:bitCP253

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

Stoke-on-Trent 10 June 11:00—10 June 2022

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

Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi PicoCP254

Explore physical computing using the Raspberry Pi Pico device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Stoke-on-Trent 10 June 13:30—10 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Physical computing Computing Key stage 4

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

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

Eckington 21 January 09:00—21 January 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing 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 15 February 09:00—15 February 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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.

Stoke-on-Trent 18 March 09:30—18 March 2022

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary 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 14 March 09:00—14 March 2022

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

Teaching 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 12 January 09:00—12 January 2022

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