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Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Approaches to Supporting Learners with SEND in ComputingCO700A05

Available from07 Dec 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...

Introduction to Encryption and CryptographyCO220A05

Available from07 Dec 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...

Programming 102: Think like a Computer ScientistCO208A07

Available from07 Dec 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...

Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing TeachingCO222A05

Available from07 Dec 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...

Representing Data with Images and Sound: Bringing Data to LifeCO209A06

Available from07 Dec 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...

Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and PythonCO205A09

Available from07 Dec 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

Introduction to Cybersecurity for TeachersCO216A06

Available from04 Jan 2021
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Teaching cybersecurity in schools is an important way to help students stay safe while using technology. On this course, teachers will be introduced to the core ideas of cybersecurity that should be taught in the classroom. You will learn the different attacks that individuals and devices are vulnerable to and how to...

How Computers Work: Demystifying ComputationCO206A08

Available from04 Jan 2021
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
On this course, you’ll gain an understanding of how computers work at a fundamental level. You’ll explore system architecture, along with how computers use binary and logic. Once you’ve examined the von Neumann model of computer architecture and the Fetch-Execute cycle, you’ll learn to...

Teaching Programming in Primary SchoolsCO010A07

Available from04 Jan 2021
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch, with this introductory course for primary or K-5 teachers.

Programming 103: Saving and Structuring DataCO219A06

Available from04 Jan 2021
Duration3 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
Discover how to save data to use it across multiple runs of your programOn this course, you will learn how to save text and binary files, and how to structure data so that programs can interpret it correctly. You will explore various common types of structured files, including CSV and JSON, and also find out how...

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