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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 3 March 13:00—3 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2

Assessment of primary computingCP007

Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.

Live remote training 10 February 09:00—10 February 2022

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Leadership Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 10 February 09:30—10 February 2022
Live remote training 8 April 10:30—8 April 2022

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Computer systems Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

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 9 February 16:00—17 February 2022
Live remote training 11 February 13:30—18 February 2022

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Computer networks Computing 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 9 February 16:00—9 February 2022

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Computing 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 16 February 16:00—16 February 2022

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Computing 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 6 April 16:00—6 April 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 9 March 16:00—9 March 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 16 March 16:00—16 March 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 23 March 16:00—23 March 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 5 May 10:30—5 May 2022

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Leadership Algorithms Computer systems Programming Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Introduction to primary computing - remoteCP454

For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, including programming essentials using Scratch.

Live remote training 4 February 09:15—4 February 2022

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Algorithms Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Computing Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Introduction to the Teach Computing Curriculum - short courseCP461

Find out about the Teach Computing Curriculum and how to implement it in your school.

Live remote training 2 March 15:00—2 March 2022

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Computing

Leading primary computing - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence, making the most of the resources and teaching staff available.

Live remote training 19 January 09:00—2 February 2022
Live remote training 27 January 09:30—28 January 2022
Live remote training 17 February 09:30—4 March 2022
Live remote training 7 March 09:15—21 March 2022
Live remote training 17 March 09:00—31 March 2022

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate

Primary programming and algorithms - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary computing. Be prepared to teach algorithms and programming to all ages of children, helping them develop their understanding through effective pedagogy.

Live remote training 11 February 08:45—11 February 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.

Holmes Chapel 24 March 09:00—24 March 2022
Crewe 5 May 09:00—5 May 2022

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Programming Computing 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 15 March 16:00—23 March 2022
Live remote training 4 April 17:00—6 April 2022
Live remote training 6 April 14:30—7 April 2022

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Programming Computing 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 2 March 16:00—9 March 2022
Live remote training 3 March 13:30—10 March 2022

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Programming Computing 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 1 March 09:30—1 March 2022

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Algorithms Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

Teaching key stage 2 computing - module 2 - remoteCP453

Skilfully combining a wide range of software applications and multimedia such as video, images and sound, you will be better able to support children in creative and engaging project work across the whole primary curriculum.

Live remote training 21 January 09:15—21 January 2022
Live remote training 10 March 09:30—10 March 2022

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Cross curricular Leadership Data & information Impact of technology Computing Key stage 2 Primary certificate

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 8 June 10:30—8 June 2022
Live remote training 8 June 17:00—15 June 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 4 CS Accelerator

The internet and cyber-security - face to faceCP232

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

Crewe 22 June 09:00—22 June 2022

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Computer networks Safety & Security Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 CS Accelerator