Courses

If you have any questions about the courses we offer, please contact us at teachcomputing@neatherd.org.

Leading Primary Computing (Face-to-Face)

PRIMARY CORE

This two-day course will help new primary computing leaders to clarify their role and develop and implement a broad and balanced curriculum. You will learn how best to lead the improvement of computing teaching and learning, and to provide professional support and development to others. By monitoring and communicating impact you will enable yourself and school leadership to accurately understand the strengths of computing in your school, and sustainably plan for improvement.

Date: 10th February

Time: 9:30am – 3:15pm

Fee: Free

Bursary: £440

Search & Sort Algorithms (Remote)

COMPUTER SCIENCE ACCELERATOR

An understanding of algorithms is fundamental to success in computer science. To reach their full potential, students up to 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 manipulate data structures and compare the relative efficiency of different methods. This course is approximately five hours in duration, split across several afternoons (please see dates below).

Date: 23rd, 25th & 28th March 2022

Time: 3:45pm – 4:45pm

Fee: Free

Bursary: N/A

Fundamentals of Computer Networks (Face-to-Face)

COMPUTER SCIENCE ACCELERATOR

Computer networks exist all around us. 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. Learn how computers of all shapes and sizes are connected physically, or wireless, and how this arrangement affects how data is shared. Mapped closely to the specifications of GCSE computer science, the course will provide you with deepened knowledge and confidence that your students are equipped for their exams.

Date: 31st March 2022

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Venue: Linttot, Norwich, NR5 9JD

Fee: Free

Bursary: £220