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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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Assessing computational thinking in primary schools - short courseCP457

A short course providing practical guidance on the assessment of key thinking skills in primary computing

Live remote training 19 October 15:45—19 October 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 6 January 09:30—6 January 2023

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Computer systems Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Data-driven IT projects in secondary computingCP485

Develop the required technical skills and teaching approaches for data-rich IT projects in computing.

Live remote training 11 October 09:30—11 October 2022

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Practical work Data & information Pedagogy Mathematics Secondary certificate

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 7 September 15:45—7 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 8 September 15:45—8 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 14 September 15:45—14 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 15 September 15:45—15 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 21 September 15:45—21 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 22 September 15:45—22 September 2022

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Key stage 2

Getting started with Python programming – short courseCP351

Start your journey to becoming a Python programmer . This short course will introduce you to the three main programming constructs.

Live remote training 12 January 15:45—12 January 2023

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Practical work Algorithms Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4

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 3 November 09:30—3 November 2022

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Leadership 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 9 November 09:30—10 November 2022
Live remote training 6 June 09:30—7 June 2023

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Leadership Pedagogy 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 8 November 09:30—8 November 2022

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Algorithms Computer systems Data & information Mathematics Key stage 3 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 12 September 16:00—12 September 2022
Live remote training 5 October 15:45—5 October 2022
Live remote training 17 January 15:45—17 January 2023
Live remote training 8 March 15:45—8 March 2023
Live remote training 16 May 15:45—16 May 2023

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 12 January 15:45—12 January 2023

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Pedagogy Key stage 1 Key stage 2

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 31 January 09:30—31 January 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for AQA specificationCP423B

Linked to the AQA 8525 specification, 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 7 February 09:30—7 February 2023

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Practical work Algorithms Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for Pearson specificationCP423C

Linked to the Pearson 9-1 GCSE specification, 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 2 February 09:30—2 February 2023

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Practical work Algorithms Design & Development Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - remoteCP463

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring advanced programming techniques then implementing and testing these in a working solution.

Live remote training 17 February 09:30—17 February 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation - remoteCP464

Develop your Python programming skills by exploring the analysis, design and evaluation stages of the software development life cycle.

Live remote training 20 September 09:30—20 September 2022
Live remote training 17 January 09:30—17 January 2023

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Algorithms Programming 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 25 January 09:30—25 January 2023

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Representing algorithms using flowcharts and pseudocode - remoteCP420

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.

Live remote training 24 March 09:30—24 March 2023

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Algorithms Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Supporting GCSE computer science students at grades 1-3CP478

Explore how to improve attainment in Computer Science for students working towards grades 1 - 3.

Live remote training 9 January 09:30—9 January 2023

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Leadership Practical work Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Safety & Security Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - remoteCP447

Improve student engagement in your GCSE computer science lessons by developing your classroom pedagogy.

Live remote training 26 September 09:30—26 September 2022
Live remote training 28 February 09:30—28 February 2023

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Impact of technology Pedagogy Key stage 4 Secondary certificate