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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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We offer financial support to state-funded schools and colleges across England, including subsidies to support supply cover for continuing professional development.

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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 6 February 09:00—6 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:30—13 February 2023
Live remote training 14 February 09:30—14 February 2023
Live remote training 16 February 09:30—16 February 2023
Live remote training 17 February 09:30—17 February 2023
Live remote training 20 February 15:30—27 March 2023
Live remote training 22 February 09:30—22 February 2023
Live remote training 28 February 14:30—7 March 2023
Live remote training 21 March 17:00—23 March 2023
Live remote training 12 April 09:30—12 April 2023
Live remote training 26 May 09:00—26 May 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Data Representation in Computing: Bring Data to LifeCO209

Learn how data is represented through media; audio, visual and text.

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

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 7 February 09:00—7 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:30—13 February 2023
Live remote training 15 February 09:30—15 February 2023
Live remote training 16 February 09:30—16 February 2023
Live remote training 17 February 09:30—17 February 2023
Live remote training 21 February 09:30—21 February 2023
Live remote training 24 February 09:30—24 February 2023
Live remote training 10 March 09:30—10 March 2023
Live remote training 13 March 09:00—13 March 2023
Live remote training 25 March 09:00—25 March 2023
Live remote training 27 March 09:00—27 March 2023
Live remote training 28 March 09:00—28 March 2023

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

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 2 February 16:00—2 February 2023
Live remote training 9 February 16:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 17 February 14:00—17 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 15:45—1 March 2023
Live remote training 8 March 08:30—8 March 2023
Live remote training 14 March 16:00—14 March 2023
Live remote training 20 March 16:00—20 March 2023
Live remote training 24 March 16:00—24 March 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Higher attainment in computer science - meeting the challenges of the exams - remoteCP439

Explore how to improve attainment in 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 8 February 09:30—8 February 2023
Live remote training 11 February 09:00—11 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:30—13 February 2023
Live remote training 14 February 09:30—14 February 2023
Live remote training 16 February 09:00—16 February 2023
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Live remote training 24 February 09:00—24 February 2023
Live remote training 6 March 10:00—6 March 2023
Live remote training 7 March 17:00—10 March 2023
Live remote training 27 March 09:00—27 March 2023
Live remote training 26 April 09:00—28 April 2023
Live remote training 26 April 09:30—26 April 2023
Live remote training 30 May 09:30—30 May 2023

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer systems Programming Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers - remoteCP429

Learn how to use programming techniques using VEX, Crumble or Micro:bits. Create simple block-based computer programs, discover how to create algorithms and how computers use data.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Data & information Programming Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to Isaac GCSE computer science - short courseCP352

This short course will introduce you to the new, Isaac GCSE computer science platform.

Live remote training 7 March 16:00—7 March 2023
Live remote training 22 March 15:45—22 March 2023

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Introduction to Web DevelopmentCO221

Discover web development and learn to build your own interactive websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

New to computing pathway - RemoteCP479

This pathway will start you on your computing journey, you'll explore the foundation knowledge with an experienced Professional Development Leader.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

New to computing pathway for Maths teachers - remoteCP477

For Maths teachers who are new to computing and looking to develop their subject knowledge, this learning pathway will give you a comprehensive introduction to the entire computer science curriculum up to GCSE level.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Programming Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Object-oriented Programming in Python: Create Your Own Adventure GameCO210

Learn object-oriented programming principles by creating your own text-based adventure game in Python.

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Preparing to take the CSA test - short courseCP350

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

Live remote training 6 February 15:30—6 February 2023
Live remote training 9 February 16:00—9 February 2023
Live remote training 20 February 13:00—20 February 2023
Live remote training 24 February 14:30—24 February 2023
Live remote training 2 March 16:00—2 March 2023
Live remote training 6 March 16:00—6 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 16:00—15 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 18:00—15 March 2023
Live remote training 20 March 16:00—20 March 2023
Live remote training 30 March 16:00—30 March 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207

Explore the basics of Python. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll learn to code your first program

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator Primary certificate

Programming 102: Think like a Computer ScientistCO208

Take your Python skills further. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll explore algorithms and list structures.

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Programming 103: Saving and Structuring DataCO219

Learn how to save and structure data in external files, and import files back into your Python programs. Supported by Google.

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

Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing TeachingCO222

Examine a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for teaching computing in Key Stage 3

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Programming with GUIsCO217

Discover how to build your own Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Python and guizero.

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 3 February 09:00—3 February 2023
Live remote training 7 February 14:00—21 February 2023
Live remote training 8 February 18:30—10 February 2023
Live remote training 10 February 09:30—10 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:30—13 February 2023
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Live remote training 22 February 18:30—24 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 09:30—1 March 2023
Live remote training 8 March 18:30—10 March 2023
Live remote training 15 March 18:30—17 March 2023
Live remote training 23 March 09:15—23 March 2023
Live remote training 27 March 09:00—27 March 2023
Live remote training 19 April 18:30—21 April 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.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for OCR specificationCP423A

Linked to the OCR J277 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.

York 6 February 09:00—6 February 2023
Live remote training 9 February 09:00—9 February 2023

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking 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.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking 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 3 February 09:00—9 March 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:00—13 February 2023
Live remote training 17 February 09:30—17 February 2023
Live remote training 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023
Live remote training 23 March 19:00—29 March 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 2 March 09:00—2 March 2023
Live remote training 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023

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Algorithmic thinking 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 1 February 18:30—3 February 2023
Live remote training 16 February 09:30—16 February 2023
Live remote training 23 February 09:00—23 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 18:30—3 March 2023
Live remote training 13 March 09:00—13 March 2023
Live remote training 21 March 14:00—28 March 2023
Live remote training 22 March 18:30—24 March 2023
Live remote training 29 March 18:30—31 March 2023

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Programming 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 7 February 09:30—7 February 2023
Live remote training 13 February 09:30—13 February 2023
Live remote training 15 February 09:00—15 February 2023
Live remote training 15 February 09:30—15 February 2023
Live remote training 16 February 09:30—16 February 2023
Live remote training 1 March 09:30—1 March 2023
Live remote training 9 March 09:00—9 March 2023
Live remote training 9 March 10:00—9 March 2023
Live remote training 27 March 09:00—27 March 2023
Live remote training 8 June 09:00—8 June 2023

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