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Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based ProgrammingCO211A06

Start Date31 Aug 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Block-based programming languages like Scratch make it simple to learn and teach programming. But once you and your students have mastered it, it’s time to move on to a text-based programming language such as Python. This online course will show you how. You’ll discover how to transfer the programming...

Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Approaches to Supporting Learners with SEND in ComputingCO700A04

Start Date07 Sep 2020
Duration5 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
As educators, we should aim to provide every young person with the skills and knowledge to become active participants in a digital world. On this course, you will examine the common barriers faced by students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the computing classroom, and how to address...

Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing TeachingCO222A04

Start Date07 Sep 2020
Duration3 Hours
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
Transform your teaching by developing your pedagogical approach.In the first two weeks of this course, you’ll be introduced to a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for Key Stage 3. You’ll look at a range of pedagogies aimed at developing your students’ computational thinking skills, from...

Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and PythonCO205A08

Start Date07 Sep 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python. Over four weeks, you’ll develop your knowledge of simple electronics and computing, setting up your Raspberry Pi and writing your first program using the Python programming language

Programming 102: Think like a Computer ScientistCO208A06

Start Date07 Sep 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
On this course, you’ll explore Python programming at an intermediate level. You’ll discover how to break down problems into smaller parts, and then design and apply algorithms to data. You’ll also explore list structures and their various uses. Ultimately, what you learn will build upon...

Introduction to Encryption and CryptographyCO220A04

Start Date07 Sep 2020
Duration6 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
Discover the history of encryption and learn how it's used in the modern worldOn this course, you will learn about what encryption is and understand its use in the past by using the Caesar and Vigenère ciphers.You will also look at the present and future of encryption and investigate both symmetric and...

Representing Data with Images and Sound: Bringing Data to LifeCO209A05

Start Date07 Sep 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Learn how data is represented through media; audio, visual and text.This online course explores how computers do interesting things with data. You’ll discover how to represent and manipulate text, images and sound and compression and other algorithms.We recommend that learners have a basic understanding of...

Networking with Python: Socket Programming for CommunicationCO223A03

Start Date07 Sep 2020
Duration3 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
On this course, you’ll learn how to create programs that communicate over the internet.You’ll explore the principles that industry professionals use when programming for networks, and learn how sockets are used to abstract the complexities of the internet.In the final week, you’ll design and create...

Managing behaviour for learningNE700

Online course. Transform your classroom by making small shifts in your own behaviour. You will develop a good understanding of how to be proactive about encouraging good behaviour in your classroom and reactive in responding calmly to poor behaviour. Other areas covered in this course include how to develop the habits...