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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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Adapted teaching and effective learning interventions in secondary computingCP448

Develop an evidence-informed approach to education recovery over a sustained period, securing the computing education of young people following a period of great disruption.

Live remote training 10 March 09:30—10 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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.

Northampton 29 March 09:30—29 March 2022
Milton Keynes 18 May 09:30—18 May 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 February 09:30—8 February 2022

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Cross curricular Computing Primary certificate

Computer processors and instruction sets - face to faceCP231

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.

Milton Keynes 30 March 09:30—30 March 2022

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 15 March 09:30—15 March 2022

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Computing Primary certificate

Fundamentals of computer networks - remoteCP422

Learn how computers of all shapes and sizes are connected physically, or wirelessly, and how this arrangement affects how data is shared.

Live remote training 21 April 09:30—21 April 2022

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Computer networks Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Getting started in year 4 - short courseCP465

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 24 January 16:00—24 January 2022

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Computing 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 25 January 16:00—25 January 2022

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Computing 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 26 January 16:00—26 January 2022

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Computing Key stage 2

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 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 28 April 09:30—28 April 2022

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Leadership Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

KS3 computing (module 1): Creative curriculum design principlesCP247

Start to design a computing curriculum that supports deep learning by all students throughout KS3.

Milton Keynes 20 April 09:30—20 April 2022

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Leadership Key stage 3 Secondary certificate

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 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

KS4 computing for all - face to faceCP207

This action-oriented professional development course explores the options available to computing teachers in different school contexts

Milton Keynes 31 March 09:30—31 March 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 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.

Northampton 25 January 09:30—8 March 2022
Milton Keynes 9 June 09:30—5 July 2022

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Leadership 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 2 February 09:30—2 February 2022

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

New subject leaders of secondary computing - face to faceCP211

For new subject leaders of computing, or those looking to progress their career through curriculum leadership.

Milton Keynes 26 January 09:30—9 March 2022

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Leadership Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

New subject leaders of secondary computing -remoteCP411

Develop the leadership skills and management practices to confidently coordinate an effective computing department.

Live remote training 26 January 09:30—8 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

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 1 February 16:00—1 February 2022

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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 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 10 March 14:00—10 March 2022
Northampton 15 March 14:00—15 March 2022
Milton Keynes 16 June 14:00—16 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming 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 3 March 16:00—3 March 2022
Milton Keynes 15 June 16:00—15 June 2022

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Practical work Algorithms Computer systems Programming 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 29 March 16:00—29 March 2022
Milton Keynes 12 July 16:00—12 July 2022

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

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.

Remote Delivered CPD 14 March 16:00—14 March 2022

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Primary programming and algorithms - face to faceCP003

Discover engaging and effective ways to help children use computational thinking.

Northampton 26 April 09:30—26 April 2022

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Algorithms Programming Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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

Develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Milton Keynes 24 March 09:30—24 March 2022

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Programming 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 2 March 09:30—2 March 2022

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Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science pedagogy for programming - face to faceCP242

Building on your prior subject knowledge of programming, this CPD helps teachers to teach others how to become effective programmers.

Milton Keynes 3 March 09:30—3 March 2022

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Programming Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - face to faceCP240

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

Milton Keynes 17 March 09:30—17 March 2022

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Impact of technology Key stage 4 Secondary certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - face to faceCP001

Develop your confidence to teach the whole key stage 1 computing curriculum successfully.

Milton Keynes 24 February 09:30—26 April 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Primary certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - face to faceCP002

Broaden your understanding of computer systems, networks and the internet to teach key stage 2 computing.

Milton Keynes 21 March 09:30—4 May 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Safety & Security Computing Key stage 2 Primary 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