Featured CPD activities

Teaching networks and the internet for GCSE computer scienceCY207

Covering the range of network and internet topics at GCSE level, this course will boost subject knowledge and prepare you for teaching engaging lessons. Learn theory including layers and protocols, network topologies and security. Take away practical and 'unplugged' activities to help your students.

Moving on with mathematics teaching: becoming more adventurous in the classroomMY211

After establishing and consolidating their classroom craft in the early years of their careers, many teachers are ready to explore new challenges and to take their teaching in new directions.   This course will provide a stimulus for further professional development through considering recent research in mathematics...

Senior technicians accredited co-Leaders in science (STACS)NY600

"The pace and delivery of the course content was ideal, our feedback was always well received and it is obvious that a lot of effort has been put in to make this course successful."Past participant This accredited course is designed for senior technicians, or those aspiring to the role, who are responsible for...

Teaching assistants in secondary mathematics: ways of working that make a differenceMY212

This is an essential course for teaching assistants who support learning in secondary mathematics. You may wish to develop your mathematical knowledge and/or improve how you support students in better understanding the mathematics.  In this course you will explore ways of working that support students’ progress in...

Inspiring A level chemistryNY500

If you use the discount code SEC100VAT when booking, the total payable amount (VAT) will be £250 with a £250 ENTHUSE Award.    PLEASE NOTE THIS OFFER IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STATE FUNDED SCHOOLS   This course provides many opportunities to be reconnected with the frontiers of chemistry and the teaching of it by...

Developing the experienced science subject leaderNY003

"The course has been fantastic and I have learnt so many new strategies and techniques to use in the classroom."Past participant Innovative, exciting and supportive, this CPD is aimed at established primary science subject leaders who want to explore best practice and interact with research at local, national and...

Developing excellence in lower KS2 science and mathematicsNY056

Focusing on the core subjects of mathematics and science and the big ideas contained within. It will reinforce your own subject knowledge and help you tackle children’s common misconceptions. The two days will be spent exploring ways of bringing the lower key stage 2 curriculum to life in exciting, hands-on and...

Primary design and technology: leading an effective design and technology curriculumTY011

Are you leading design and technology in your school and looking to develop your own knowledge and support your staff to deliver an inspiring, high quality design and technology curriculum? Aimed specifically at design and technology subject leaders and teachers with a strong interest in leading design and technology...

Essential skills for new and aspiring science leadershipRP206

Working with an experienced science leader, you will develop your vision and leadership skills to enable you to lead an effective and vibrant science team. By improving your leadership and management skills you will help your team teach more effectively so students achieve their potential.

Mathematics in science teachingRP210

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate learning and raise attainment for science GCSE's. This course explores the typical weaknesses in mathematics that hinder students' ability to understand and solve scientific problems. It will give teachers an...

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Upcoming CPD courses

Power ups, extra lives and zombies – enriching the KS2 curriculum through games creation

The vast majority of children use a range of technology and play online games daily without understanding how this...

Calculations involving masses and gases

This session is aimed at NQTs or non-specialists to support the delivery of the new GCSE through the Edexcel...

Calculations involving masses and gases - invitation only

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

Mathematics in science teaching

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate...

Making powerful connections between literacy and science

You will explore a range of strategies designed to improve children's ability to use scientific language. You will...

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Popular CPD related resources

Freedom to lead: a study of outstanding primary school leadership in England

This report details the findings of research examining the leadership of a sample of outstanding primary schools, many of them in challenging circumstances, to understand what part leadership – including governance – plays in their success.   The research looks at the core characteristics of the...

Support for Science Technicians

This leaflet has been put together by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation to help school science technicians and their colleagues find out more about the range of support available to help with practical work. It provides information about resources and training, as well as top tips from...

The magic of...

The magic of…is a collection of four resources, produced by Queen Mary College at the University of London, designed for teachers to use in the classroom with the intention of making learning engaging and entertaining. The four resources are all linked to the relevant curricula and provide...

Chemical Techniques and Applications

This collection, from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), highlights the importance of chemistry in the development of new technologies such as mapping the human genome. In the ‘Faces of Chemistry’ series, scientists talk about their work, their inspiration for studying chemistry and potential...

Primary Solutions in Design and Technology

This resource, produced by the Design and Technology Association (DATA), contains 24 innovative design and technology units for use in the primary classroom together with a handbook to advise teachers of the best use of the materials. The resource begins by making the argument for including...

Mathematics Teaching

Mathematics Teaching is the journal of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics. It is a professional journal sent to all members of the Association. This is a collection of articles from Mathematics Teaching journal covering a wide range of topics of interest to mathematics teachers of...