Secondary

Below are the secondary courses we have scheduled currently. 

 

Our schedule is frequently updated based upon local need. If your school or Trust are interested in a course or topic that is not listed, please get in touch.  

Higher attainment in Computer Science - meeting the challenges of the exams

Higher attainment in Computer Science - meeting the challenges of the exams

Tues 10/02/23 17:00 - 18:00 and Wed 11/01/23 17:00 - 18:00 and Fri 13/01/23 17:00 - 18:00

Delivered by a partner Computing Hub.
Whether you’re already teaching computer science or completely new to the subject, this course is designed to support your understanding of how to increase student attainment at GCSE level.

Venue:

Remote

Getting started with Python programming - short course

Getting started with Python programming - short course

Thur 02/02/23 16:00 - 17:30

Delivered by a partner Computing Hub.
This short course will introduce you to the text-based programming language, Python. During the 90 minutes, you’ll be introduced to the three programming constructs, sequencing, selection and iteration.

Venue:

Remote

Adapted teaching and effective learning interventions in secondary computing

Adapted teaching and effective learning interventions in secondary computing

Tues 07/03/23 9:00 - 16:00

This CPD takes the best evidence and practice for education recovery and applies it to computing, with a spotlight on effective and sustainable approaches to subject-specific challenges and issues. You’ll look at the importance of accurate assessment to inform teaching the curriculum.

Venue:

Remote

Preparing for Ofsted in Secondary Computing - short course

Preparing for Ofsted in Secondary Computing - short course

Tues 10/01/23 16:00 - 17:30

Delivered by a partner Computing Hub.
Avoid unnecessary strain and workload in anticipation of an inspection, by joining this short CPD. You’ll find out what Ofsted are looking for and, just as importantly, what they don’t expect departments to produce – separating evidence from myth.

Venue:

Remote

Computer processors and instruction sets

Computer processors and instruction sets

Tues 07/02/23 17:00 - 18:00 and Wed 08/02/23 17:00 and Thur 09/02/23 17:00 - 18:00

Delivered by a partner Computing Hub.
Explore the core of a modern computer - the processor. Learn how the instructions that humans write in computer programs are translated into machine code that the computer can process. Compare the differences between high-level and low-level programming languages, and how these can used in the classroom.

Venue:

Remote

Fundamentals of networks

Fundamentals of networks

Mon 13/03/23 9:00 - 15:30

Delivered by a partner Computing Hub.
During the course, you will demystify the hardware and network topologies used for data transfer between computers and help you make topic learning relevant and engaging to students.

Venue:

Remote

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for OCR specification

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration for OCR specification

Tues 31/01/23 9:00 - 16:00

Delivered by a partner Computing Hub.
Take your first steps to becoming a competent teacher of Python programming; this CPD will develop your foundational knowledge around the Python language.

Venue:

Remote

Behaviour for learning in a computing enviroment

Behaviour for learning in a computing enviroment

Tues 14/02/23 16:00 - 17:30

This course is aimed at secondary computing teachers who are looking to ensure the behaviour management and learning atmosphere in a computing environment enables progress.

Venue:

Remote