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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 10 March 09:30—10 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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 29 September 09:30—29 September 2021

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Algorithms Data & information Programming Computing 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.

Milton Keynes 7 July 09:30—7 July 2022

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

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in GCSE computer science - face to faceCP238

Learn about the different components of computer hardware, including devices not instantly recognisable as computers.

Milton Keynes 7 June 09:30—7 June 2022

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Computer networks Computer systems Safety & Security Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Assessment and progression in KS3 computingCP212

For Key Stage 3 computing teachers who are new or existing to the subject. This CPD covers the key formative and assessment strategies needed in key stage 3 and beyond, including strategies relating to programming.

Milton Keynes 3 November 09:30—3 November 2021

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Assessment of primary computingCP007

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

Northampton 9 November 09:30—9 November 2021
Milton Keynes 18 May 09:30—18 May 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Collaboration in KS3 programmingCP437

Engage students and build awareness of the collaborative nature of programming in the real world, through evidence-based teaching approaches.

Live remote training 22 September 09:30—22 September 2021

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Leadership Careers Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

Fundamentals of computer networks - face to faceCP222

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

Milton Keynes 21 April 09:30—21 April 2022

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Milton Keynes 13 January 09:30—13 January 2022
Milton Keynes 28 April 09:30—28 April 2022

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Leadership Programming Computing 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.

Milton Keynes 5 October 09:30—5 October 2021

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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 principlesCP247

Start to design a computing curriculum that supports deep learning by all students throughout KS3.

Milton Keynes 20 April 09:30—20 April 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 2): Creative curriculum content, sequencing and pedagogyCP248

Develop a knowledge-based curriculum for excellent in KS3, supported by the most effective teaching approaches.

Milton Keynes 8 June 09:30—8 June 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

KS3 computing (module 3): Creative curriculum enrichment and inclusionCP249

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

Milton Keynes 13 July 09:30—13 July 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

Milton Keynes 16 December 09:30—16 December 2021

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing 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.

Northampton 25 January 09:30—8 March 2022
Milton Keynes 9 June 09:30—5 July 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Maths in computer science - face to faceCP234

Mathematics is firmly embedded at the core of computer science, during this course you’ll explore the foundational topics at the heart of mathematics and computer science.

Milton Keynes 8 December 09:30—8 December 2021

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Computing Mathematics 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.

Milton Keynes 26 January 09:30—9 March 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Outstanding primary computing for all - face to faceCP005

Computing is for every child, and the school curriculum must allow for all children to succeed. Computing subject leaders can make inclusive, effective curriculum implementation happen, leading to success for all.

Milton Keynes 4 November 09:30—4 November 2021
Northampton 15 June 09:30—15 June 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Physical computing kit - KS2 CrumbleCP252

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

Milton Keynes 21 October 14:00—21 October 2021
Northampton 24 November 14:00—24 November 2021

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

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.

Milton Keynes 9 November 16:00—9 November 2021
Milton Keynes 15 June 16:00—15 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.

Milton Keynes 11 January 16:00—11 January 2022
Milton Keynes 12 July 16:00—12 July 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.

Milton Keynes 1 December 09:30—1 December 2021
Northampton 26 April 09:30—26 April 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Milton Keynes 7 October 09:30—7 October 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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.

Milton Keynes 24 March 09:30—24 March 2022

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Programming Computing 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.

Milton Keynes 9 February 09:30—9 February 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing 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.

Milton Keynes 23 November 09:30—23 November 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - face to faceCP220

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking

Milton Keynes 11 November 09:30—11 November 2021

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Algorithms Computing 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.

Milton Keynes 20 October 09:30—20 October 2021

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching and leading key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

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

Milton Keynes 12 January 09:30—24 February 2022

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

Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

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

Milton Keynes 23 March 09:30—4 May 2022

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

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.

Milton Keynes 14 December 09:30—14 December 2021

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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.

Milton Keynes 3 February 09:30—3 February 2022

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Programming 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.

Milton Keynes 17 March 09:30—17 March 2022

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

The internet and cyber-security - face to faceCP232

Build on knowledge of local computer networks to cover the globally connected systems forming the internet.

Milton Keynes 22 June 09:30—22 June 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator