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Higher attainment in GCSE computer science - meeting the challenges of the exams - remoteCH439F01

Start Date30 Jan 2021
Duration5 Hours
VenueRemote delivered CPD
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...

Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based ProgrammingCO211A08

Available from01 Feb 2021
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...

Impact of Technology: How To Lead Classroom DiscussionsCO215A06

Available from01 Feb 2021
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
On this course, teachers will explore the ethical, legal, cultural, and environmental concerns surrounding computer science. You will build the skills needed to hold relevant, open, and exciting discussions in the classroom. You will explore the best ways to help your students be productive and write long-form answers...

Understanding Maths and Logic in Computer ScienceCO213A08

Available from01 Feb 2021
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
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...

Design and Prototype Embedded Computer SystemsCO218A08

Available from01 Feb 2021
Duration3 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
On this course, you will explore how embedded systems are used in the world around us.You will learn what makes an embedded system different from a general purpose system (such as a PC) and discover how embedded systems are specialised for a particular use case.As you explore the iterative design process, you will...

An Introduction to Computer Networking for TeachersCO214A07

Available from01 Feb 2021
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
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 SystemsCO212A09

Available from01 Feb 2021
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
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...

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207A09

Available from01 Feb 2021
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
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...

Programming with GUIsCO217A07

Available from01 Feb 2021
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Discover how to build your own Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Python and guizero. On this course supported by Google, you will learn how to incorporate more interactivity in your program. You will experiment with different types of widgets and build the confidence to design more complex GUI-based apps in the...

Search and sort algorithms - remoteCH430F01

Start Date01 Feb 2021
Duration5 Hours
VenueRemote delivered CPD
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in GCSE computer science. To reach their full potential, students of GCSE computer science need to be confident in using decomposition and abstraction to solve problems.Explore how each of the core search and sort algorithms function; exploring how they...

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