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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 computer systems, networking and security in computer science - remoteCP438

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

Live remote training 6 December 14:30—14 December 2022

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

Computing as a second subject for non-specialist teachers - short courseCP308

Learn about the benefits of being able to teach computing as a second subject, including ways in which the National Centre for Computing Education can support you on this journey.

Remote delivered CPD 22 September 16:00—22 September 2022

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Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Creative digital media projectsCP414

Lead students through the full digital media project life-cycle, in engaging projects suitable for KS3 and KS4 computing.

Live remote training 8 November 16:00—16 November 2022

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Practical work Pedagogy Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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 4 October 14:30—6 October 2022

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

Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

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

Live remote training 3 October 16:00—3 October 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 10 October 16:00—10 October 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 17 October 16:00—17 October 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

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.

Hastings 12 October 16:00—12 October 2022
Maidstone 15 December 16:00—15 December 2022

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Programming Pedagogy Physical computing Key stage 2

Leading primary computing - face to faceCP008

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

Canterbury 20 October 09:30—8 November 2022

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Leadership Pedagogy 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.

St Leonards-on-Sea 11 October 16:00—11 October 2022
13 December 16:00—13 December 2022

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

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 22 November 14:30—30 November 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

The internet and cyber security - remoteCP432

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

Live remote training 11 October 14:30—17 October 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Key stage 4 CS Accelerator