Debbie Williams, Computer Science, IT and Creative iMedia Subject Advisor
Whether you are new to teaching our IT courses or an established teacher there is a CPD course to support you this year. In this blog I’ll give a roundup of our offerings, all of which you can book via our Teach Cambridge website, Train@OCR page or
our Events page.
If you are thinking of starting to teach the Level 3 course our free webinar provides you with everything you need to know. It’s aimed at teachers and non-specialist teachers and gives you an overview of the specification.
Sign up for 19 January 2023 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 25 April 2023 4pm - 5pm
These Level 2 and Level 3 webinars are free and held regularly throughout the year giving you the opportunity to question the moderator, one of the team of people who look at the sample work you send to us.
It’s helpful if you send your questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org but it’s also great to just join to listen to queries from other school and colleges.
Level 2 IT 2016
Sign up for 9 November 2022 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 17 January 2023 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 8 March 2023 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 27 April 2023 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 7 June 2023 4pm - 5pm
Level 3 IT 2016
Sign up for 15 November 2022 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 30 January 2023 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 22 March 2023 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 26 April 2023 4pm - 5pm
Sign up for 13 June 2023 4pm - 5pm
This is an opportunity to develop your skills in supporting students to succeed in the exam (units 1 and 2). As these are two and a half hour sessions, there is time for a hands-on approach looking at where you can focus your teaching to support students to progress through the grades.
Sign up for 25 January 2023 1:30pm - 4pm
Sign up for 13 March 2023 1:30pm - 4pm
Sign up for 24 April 2023 1:30pm - 4pm
Sign up for 19 June 2023 1:30pm - 4pm
These free webinars provide you with an opportunity to reflect on the 2022 exam series. This is a great way to unpick the exam and look at misconceptions to better support your future cohorts.
Sign up for 21 March 2023 1:30pm - 4pm
Don’t forget, we hold regular free online teacher network meetings too. You can find out when the next one is on the teacher network page. Alternatively, if you fancy hosting your own network meeting for you and local schools or colleges, with support from us, either in person or virtually, please email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, you can email us at email@example.com, call us on 01223 553998 or Tweet us @OCR_ICT. You can also sign up to subject updates and and receive information about resources and support.
Debbie joined the Computing team in September 2022, bringing her knowledge as a teacher and subject leader for IT, Computing and Creative Media. She has over 20 years’ experience of education working in various settings including state schools, private specialist provision, local authority, and as a marker and moderator for exam boards. She has a degree in Technology Management, a PGCE and a Masters in Teaching and Learning.