Featured CPD activities

Problem solving skills in primary mathematicsMY001

With an increased emphasis in the new curriculum, many teachers find it challenging to incorporate problem solving effectively. This one day CPD activity will explore pedagogies which support children in their approach to problem solving and provide a range of ideas and resources to use in the classroom.

Extending thinking and learning in primary scienceNY001

"I feel that the course was extremely successful.  I am taking away plenty of ideas (and not just in the teaching of science) and it has made me reflect on my science teaching.  I have been given the confidence to be innovative in school!."Past participant Research shows that making provision for gifted and more able...

Building confidence as a newly qualified mathematics teacherMY205

Participants will explore what makes good mathematics teaching by considering questioning, promoting positive behaviour, planning for learning and giving feedback that makes a difference. Participants will experience methods for developing problem solving skills, increasing progress for low attaining students,...

Resourcing the new secondary mathematics curriculumMY202

Join us at the National STEM Centre to consider the support available from the National STEM Centre when resourcing your scheme of work. The day is suitable for teachers of mathematics in secondary school, especially those with some curriculum responsibility and will include hands-on sessions: exploration of the...

BBC micro:bit in science and design & technology – the micro:bit STEM roadshowTV200

Get 100% discount on the course fee Simply enter the code BBCM16 when booking your place to receive 100% discount for teachers attending from your school. Then download the evoucher below, fill in the details and bring it along to the BBC micro:bit CPD activity to receive a contribution towards travel expenses of £44...

Chemistry for non-specialistsNY243

This course is designed to provide teachers with the confidence, flair and enthusiasm to teach chemistry at Key Stages 3 and 4. It is specifically aimed at those who are not chemistry specialists. The five day course is split into a 3 day and a 2 day residential period, based in York. The course covers a wide range...

Assessment for learningNE701

Assessment for Learning is a term that’s widely used in education, but applied in ways that are variable in their effectiveness. This free online course - designed for STEM teachers in primary and secondary schools, and sixth form and further education (FE) colleges - will help you understand and use it more...

Working scientifically in the new primary curriculum RP107

Effective teaching of scientific enquiry is central to developing children's ideas, skills, knowledge and understanding in science. You will be able to implement strategies for planning, resourcing and organising a range of types of enquiry in order to improve children's outcomes.

Subject leaders' networkRP219

This is a chance for collaboration with your peers so you can share information and develop as a leader. Expert consultants will help you identify priority issues in teaching and learning and professional development for your teams. You will be able to develop solutions, drawing on the expertise within the group....

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Upcoming CPD courses

Working scientifically in the new primary curriculum fo Dean Oaks Primary

This course is an invitation only event. If you would like to arrange a similar event for your school please...

Developing expertise in teaching carbon chemistry

Using molecular models, this course develops participants' understanding of simple carbon chemistry and makes links...

Developing expertise in teaching chemistry: Materials chemistry

Develop an understanding of how a range of different teaching activities can be used to strengthen students' grasp...

S4S science support for Somerset

This course is an invitation only event. if you would like to arrange a similar event for you school please contact...

Bursary support for CPD

Many of our CPD activities are supported by bursary funding for state funded schools and colleges in the UK.

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Popular CPD related resources

Running Discussions in a KS3/4 Class

In this Teachers TV programme, Matthew Tosh, a science education expert, introduces tips on how to manage effective group discussion in a Key Stage Three and Key Stage Four science classroom. The science teachers featured in the programme have created learning environments which encourage...

Subject Knowledge: Science

Produced by Teachers TV, this video provides an insight into climate change, the change in our world and a change in the way scientists view it. It can be used to explain the topics covered as well as illustrating ideas about how science works. Professor Andrew Watson of the University of East...

Exploring Graphs with Year 9

This video resource from Teachers TV features a group of mathematics teachers, from Bromley in south east London, who are working to incorporate innovative Assessment for Learning (AfL) techniques into their teaching. Caroline Price, teacher of mathematics at Ravensbourne School in Bromley,...

Team Challenge

This video resource from Teachers TV features AST mathematics teacher Gary Morris, from William Parker Sports College in Hastings, as he delivers a Key Stage Four GCSE revision lesson which is intended to assess students' understanding of a recently completed module on statistical diagrams....