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Programming 103: Saving and Structuring Data (FutureLearn)

Learn how to save and structure data in external files, and import files back into your Python programs. Supported by Google. Discover how to save data to use it across multiple runs of your program. On this course, you will learn how to save text and binary files, and [...]

Preparing for a PGCE (FutureLearn)

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Introduce yourself to the PGCE programme and learn what the rewarding life of a teacher looks like. Get a headstart in the world of teaching with this introductory course. The PGCE is a postgraduate certificate in education that proves your credentials as a teacher in England, and can also [...]

Introduction to Databases and SQL (FutureLearn)

Discover how databases work and how to use SQL in this introductory course. Supported by Google. Learn about databases and how to use SQL to search and manipulate data. On this course from the Raspberry Pi Foundation you’ll learn what databases are and why we use them, exploring how [...]

Robotics With Raspberry Pi: Build and Program Your First Robot Buggy (FutureLearn)

Build and program your first robot buggy using a Raspberry Pi, learning how to connect motors, add sensors and write algorithms. Learn robotics by building a robot buggy and controlling it with a Raspberry Pi. On this course from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll build a robot buggy controlled [...]

Transforming Education in Challenging Environments (FutureLearn)

Discover practical ways teachers can transform the education of children and young people living in conflict-affected contexts. Build the knowledge needed to teach children affected by difficult contexts. Teachers play an important role in supporting vulnerable children affected by mass displacement, crisis, and conflict. Refugee children may also be [...]

Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers (FutureLearn)

Explore key concepts of cybersecurity to teach 14-16 year-old students with this online cybersecurity course supported by Google. Improve your students' knowledge of computer security. Teaching cybersecurity in schools is an important way to help students stay safe while using technology. On this course, teachers will be introduced to [...]

How Computers Work: Demystifying Computation (FutureLearn)

Explore the fundamentals of computing - computer architecture, binary logic, data processing, circuits, and more. Understand computation, the basis of every computer system. On this course, you’ll gain an understanding of how computers work at a fundamental level.

Cultural Diversity and the City (FutureLearn)

Discover how cities can develop a distinct heritage through embracing cultural diversity. Cities all over the world have embraced cultural and religious diversity, creating unique heritages. On this course you will investigate both ‘old’ and ‘new’ diversities in city heritage in four different [...]

Object-oriented Programming in Python: Create Your Own Adventure Game (FutureLearn)

Learn object-oriented programming principles by creating your own text-based adventure game in Python. Object-oriented programming is a programming paradigm based on objects and data rather than actions and logic. This online course will introduce you to the principles of object-oriented programming in Python, showing you how to create objects, [...]

How to Succeed at: Interviews (FutureLearn)

This free three week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place. Being offered an interview is exciting but can be quite daunting. On this course, our experts from The Careers Service here at The University of Sheffield will [...]