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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, with bursaries available for schools and colleges to help you participate.

Choose how and when you want to learn, through face-to-face, online, or live remote training.

Select individual courses, or make your learning go further, by enrolling on our national certification programmes in primary computing, or GCSE computer science.

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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.

  • Derby 20 November 09:30—20 November 2020
  • Milton Keynes 14 June 09:30—14 June 2021

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

GCSE Computer Science - developing outstanding teaching - face to faceCP205

This course helps teachers of GCSE to develop their classroom practice and deliver outstanding teaching of GCSE computer science

  • Milton Keynes 14 January 09:30—26 April 2021

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Cross curricular Impact of technology Programming Computing Key stage 4

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 19 January 09:30—19 January 2021
  • Milton Keynes 22 April 09:30—22 April 2021

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Leadership Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

  • Canterbury 18 November 09:30—18 November 2020
  • Derby 19 November 09:30—19 November 2020
  • Grays 30 November 09:30—30 November 2020
  • Milton Keynes 25 February 09:30—25 February 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming projects: 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.

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Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Python programming projects: 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.

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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.

  • Canterbury 24 November 09:30—24 November 2020
  • Derby 4 February 09:30—4 February 2021
  • Milton Keynes 11 March 09:30—11 March 2021

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator