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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 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 of primary computingCP007

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

Milton Keynes 19 July 09:30—19 July 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Authentic contexts for primary computingCP405

Explore ways to introduce contexts relating to cross-curricular topics, everyday life, and the wider world. These strategies will enable pupils to understand the practical applications of computing and explore career opportunities in an informal way.

Live remote training 8 June 09:30—8 June 2022

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Cross curricular Pedagogy Computing Primary certificate

Computing on a budgetCP262

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in providing the best computing experience for all children without having to buy devices and equipment.

Milton Keynes 25 May 09:30—25 May 2022

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Pedagogy Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

CSA celebration events 2022CP334

Regional celebration events for graduates of the Computer Science Accelerator, held during July 2022.

Milton Keynes 13 July 16:30—13 July 2022
Milton Keynes 14 July 16:30—14 July 2022

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Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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.

Milton Keynes 17 May 09:30—17 May 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Computing Key stage 3 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.

Milton Keynes 30 June 09:30—30 June 2022

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Introduction to the micro:bit in key stage 2 - short courseCP292

Explore physical computing using the micro: bit device; finding out how it can be used to develop understanding of programming through creative digital projects.

Northampton 29 June 16:00—29 June 2022

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Programming Pedagogy Physical computing Key stage 2

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 Pedagogy 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

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders, helping you get the most from every teacher and every child.

Milton Keynes 9 June 09:30—5 July 2022
Northampton 13 June 09:30—7 July 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Maths in computer science - remoteCP434

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.

Live remote training 18 May 09:30—18 May 2022

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

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.

Northampton 15 June 09:30—15 June 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary 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.

Milton Keynes 16 June 14:00—16 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Pedagogy Physical computing 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.

Milton Keynes 15 June 16:00—15 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming Pedagogy Physical computing 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.

Milton Keynes 12 July 16:00—12 July 2022

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

Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing - short courseCP444

Get yourself and your teaching team inspection-ready

Live remote training 30 June 16:00—30 June 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

This short course, delivered by an experienced facilitator will support you ahead of taking the CSA test. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and revise topics.

Live remote training 16 June 16:00—16 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Physical computing Computing Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Programming with Python – intensive CPDCP287

Over this three day CPD package you'll learn how to program using Python, moving from the basics to working with data and advanced subject knowledge.

Milton Keynes 30 May 09:30—1 June 2022

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Algorithms Data & information Design & Development Programming Residential and Intensive Computing Key stage 3 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.

Milton Keynes 23 June 09:30—23 June 2022

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Pedagogy 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