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An Introduction to Computer Networking for TeachersCO214C10

Available from02 Nov 2021
Duration4 Weeks
Venue
FeesFree
Explore the fundamentals of computer networking with this online course for GCSE teachers. You will improve your understanding of key concepts and gain the confidence to teach the subject in the classroom. On this course, you will learn to describe the different types of computer networks and understand how data...

Understanding Computer SystemsCO212A12

Available from02 Nov 2021
Duration4 Weeks
Venue
FeesFree
Understanding how a computer works after you press the power button is key to working with technology effectively. On this course, you will explore what happens inside the machine and learn how computers turn inputs into outputs.You will learn what the computer operating system does and why you need it. You will also...

Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based ProgrammingCO211A11

Available from02 Nov 2021
Duration10 Weeks
Venue
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...

Understanding Maths and Logic in Computer ScienceCO213A11

Available from02 Nov 2021
Duration4 Weeks
Venue
FeesFree
The mathematical aspects of computer science can be difficult to understand and teach. On this course, you will be introduced to maths and logic in computing in an engaging way. Using the concept of an escape room, you will learn activities and games to help improve your knowledge and skills in this subject. You...

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207A12

Available from02 Nov 2021
Duration10 Weeks
Venue
FeesFree
On this course, you’ll explore programming in Python. You’ll discover basic programming concepts, learning how to understand the basics of python syntax and interpret error messages.Ultimately, you’ll use your new coding skills to create your first program - which will be able to solve a simple...

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration - remoteCD423G03

Start Date03 Nov 2021
Duration5 Hours
VenueRemote delivered CPD
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
Take your first steps to becoming a competent teacher of Python programming; this CPD will develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language. Learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of...

Encouraging girls into GCSE computer science - remoteCP440F01

Start Date18 Nov 2021
Duration90 Minutes
VenueRemote delivered CPD
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
There is a gender imbalance in computing that needs addressed:
Girls are under-represented in GCSE / A Level Computer ScienceOnly 20% of GCSE entries in 2017 were girls Only 10% of A Level entries in 2017 were girlsGirls outperform boys when entered in GCSE Computer ScienceOnly...

Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenge of exams - face to faceCB239F01

Start Date25 Nov 2021
Duration1 Day
VenuePudsey
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
This evidence-based CPD aims to raise knowledge amongst teachers of how to achieve the most out of your students, whilst preparing for their GCSE exams in computer science. Whether you’re already teaching computer science or completely new to the subject, this course is designed to support your understanding of...

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