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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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Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Maisemore 27 September 10:30—27 September 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 6 February 16:30—6 February 2023

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Leadership Pedagogy 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 8 September 15:30—8 September 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 12 September 15:30—12 September 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 15 September 15:30—15 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 13 September 15:30—13 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 16 September 15:30—16 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 19 September 15:30—19 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.

Live remote training 26 October 09:30—26 October 2022

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Leadership 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 6 October 16:30—6 October 2022

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Key stage 1 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.

Cheltenham 12 October 09:30—12 October 2022

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

Physical computing kit - KS4 Raspberry Pi Pico - short courseCP254

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

Cheltenham 12 October 11:30—12 October 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Pedagogy Physical computing Key stage 4

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.

Live remote training 24 October 09:30—24 October 2022

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 24 October 10:30—24 October 2022

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Programming 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 9 November 09:30—9 November 2022
Live remote training 15 February 09:30—15 February 2023

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Pedagogy Key stage 3 Secondary certificate