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  • Upcoming Computing Courses

    Visit our Learning Zone and search to book on any of the courses below using the course title or suggested keywords.

    Click here to view our upcoming Primary Computing courses.
    Click here to view our upcoming Secondary Computing courses.

  • Our latest Computing training offers

    The training delivery model for individual courses is identified in the course titles on the Learning Zone as follows:

    Webinar – virtual training via Microsoft Teams
    Blended – courses that are a mixture of virtual and face to face training
    No categorisation – venue based training

    For any queries regarding our summer or autumn term training offer, please contact htlcdev@hants.gov.uk

    For any course booking queries, please contact htlc.courses@hants.gov.uk.


    • Primary

      Take a look at the Primary Computing learning opportunities available to book:

      To search for a specific course, type the course title or key words in the 'Find Learning' box.

      Summer Term 2024

      Summer 23-24 - Primary Computing Networks

      Keyword Search: Summer Computing

      These support sessions cover all aspects of computing, computing science, Information technology and online safety. Delegates will be kept up to date with the latest research, planning and information on new resources. We also regularly look at staff development, training, assessment and OFSTED preparation. 

      14 June 2024  Havant Area
      21 June 2024  Eastleigh Area

      Price: Sub £135 / SLA £100 / Full £162

      Primary Computing Conference 2024

      28 June 2024

      Keyword Search: Computing Conference

      This is the annual Computing Conference in Hampshire.  An opportunity to hear from national speakers on the development of the computing curriculum as well as getting involved in discussions with colleagues to inform thinking and development.

      Learning Outcomes:

      • Opportunity to network with colleagues from other schools
      • Hear about good practise from national and local speakers
      • Considering other tools that can be used to enhance computing in your school.
      • Training to support the development of subject knowledge

      Price: Sub £235 / SLA £110 / Full £282

      Autumn Term 2024

      Introduction to Computing Course for New Computing Leads 24-25 (Webinar)

      13 September and 27 September 2024

      Keyword Search: Computing Leads

      Course Outline:

      • Discover what computing contains
      • Learn about multiple methods to teach programming, Information technology & Develop Digital literacy
      • Discover how research into progression can inform your practice
      • Consider classroom management and assessment

      This course is not designed to teach you how to program or use IT but how to help you make informed decisions on which pedagogy to use and when to use it. We dig into progression and assessment in detail. We also look at the best ways to support pupils and teachers who find computing difficult. It will help you build a curriculum as well as teach it and support it. We will look at knowledge development, retrieval practice, careful sequencing of learning and staff training.

      Price: Sub £445 / SLA £395 / Full £534

      Combining Computing & DT with the Versatile Crumble Controller (KS2) 24-25

      18 October 2024

      Keyword Search: Versatile Crumble

      A hands on day of crumble project creation. Explore some of the most fun you can have in a KS2 classroom.

      Price: Sub £345 / SLA £265 / Full £414

      Introduction to the Microbit (KS2)

      22 November 2024

      Keyword Search: Microbit

      A hands on day of Microbit project creation. Explore some of the most fun you can have in a KS2 classroom.

      Teachers will:

      • Learn what programming works best with the Microbit
      • Come away with programming introduction slides
      • Explore a variety of different contexts for using the Microbit
      • Build and programme working models
      • Find out about free Microbit planning from multiple sources 

      Price: Sub £405 / SLA £320 / Full £486

      Spring Term 2025

      Getting to Grips with IT

      20 January 2025

      Keyword Search: Getting to Grips

      Teaching IT to primary pupils is crucial in today's digital age to equip them with essential skills for navigating an increasingly technology-driven world. Additionally, IT education encourages critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity, essential qualities for success in the 21st century. By integrating IT into primary education, teachers empower students to become proficient users of technology, preparing them to thrive in a digitally connected society.

      Price: Sub £330 / SLA £245 / Full £396

      • Secondary

        Take a look at the Secondary Computing learning opportunities available to book:

        To search for a specific course, type the course title or key words in the 'Find Learning' box.

        Summer Term 2024

        Summer 23-24 Secondary Computing Network

        1 July 2024

        Keyword Search: Secondary Summer Computing

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts.
        • Support effective subject leadership as appropriate to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills, expertise and capacity within school subject leaders and their teams through quality strategic CPD and the sharing of good practice.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Sub £75 / SLA £40 / Full £90

        Autumn Term 2024

        Autumn 24-25 Secondary Computing Network

        7 October 2024

        Keyword Search: Autumn 24 Computing

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts.
        • Support effective subject leadership as appropriate to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills, expertise and capacity within school subject leaders and their teams through quality strategic CPD and the sharing of good practice.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Sub £75 / SLA £40 / Full £90

        Spring Term 2025

        Spring 24-25 Secondary Computing Network

        20 January 2025

        Keyword Search: Secondary Spring Computing

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts.
        • Support effective subject leadership as appropriate to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills, expertise and capacity within school subject leaders and their teams through quality strategic CPD and the sharing of good practice.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Sub £75 / SLA £40 / Full £90

        Summer Term 2025

        Summer 24-25 Secondary Computing Network

        7 July 2025

        Keyword Search: Secondary Summer Computing

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts.
        • Support effective subject leadership as appropriate to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills, expertise and capacity within school subject leaders and their teams through quality strategic CPD and the sharing of good practice.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Sub £75 / SLA £40 / Full £90