Featured CPD activities

Supporting the teaching of GCSE computer scienceCY201

With entries to GCSE Computer Science growing year-on-year, teachers are required to develop their specialism and provide improved learning through excellent teaching.This course is aimed at those who are new to teaching Computer Science at GCSE level, or who wish to develop their existing GCSE teaching further. It...

Preparing to teach the new design and technology GCSEsTY223

This two-day course will support your department to implement the new GCSE from 2017. It will give you the essential information that you need to embed change, along with ideas and strategies that will help you do this in a manageable way. The course content will include references to all material areas of the new...

Practical work summer schoolNY217

Starting your first job in teaching is very exciting but can also be a bit daunting. It can be a challenge to deliver safe but interesting practical work. It can also be challenging to teach outside your specialism, especially when it comes to effective practical work. This course is aimed at teachers who have...

Stimulating Physics Network: Advanced Summer School (formerly Second Year)NY222

This course is by invitation only for teachers who have previously attended a Stimulating Physics Network Summer School The Stimulating Physics Network Summer Schools are run by the Stimulating Physics Network. For more information please visit http://stimulatingphysics.org/summerschools Who is it for? The Summer...

Effective feedback and assessing progress in secondary mathematics without levelsMY208

The provision of good quality feedback is one of the most effective ways of ensuring progress, but this relies on an accurate assessment of students’ understanding.  With the demise of levels there is an opportunity for maths departments to redesign their assessment systems so that they work in the best interests of...

Power ups, extra lives and zombies – enriching the KS2 curriculum through games creationCY005

The vast majority of children use a range of technology and play online games daily without understanding how this incredible technology works. This course will guide you through the coding elements of the KS2 Computing Curriculum, giving you ‘hands on’ opportunities to experience a variety of programming skills...

Improving numeracy and literacy through scienceNY036

This course will show teachers how to use the curiosity and enthusiasm generated through science, to connect with, support and enhance children's learning in maths and English and improve progress in the core subjects. Teachers will identify opportunities to apply mathematical skills and develop high standards of...

Assessment in primary mathematicsMY032

How can you combine conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, reasoning and problem solving to accurately assess performance in mathematics?With the standardised levels of assessment removed and a focus on a deep sustainable learning of mathematics, measuring attainment of your children across the curriculum...

Using film technology to support primary literacyTY021

“I now feel confident enough to use the technology within my own classroom and will certainly pass on the knowledge to my team, so that they too can use film literacy to support learning in their classrooms.” Course participant, 2015 This is a 2 day course designed for teachers and teaching assistants who wish to...

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

Mathematics in science teaching

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

Space Ambassador training

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

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Popular CPD related resources

Continuing Professional Development for Teacher of Mathematics

Provided by the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME), this resource was written in 2002. It includes recommendations on the steps to be taken, at that time, to raise the quality of mathematical provision in schools. Concerns regarding the poor uptake of students continuing to study...

Licence to Cook

The Licence to Cook programme, funded by the Department for Education to provide all students with the opportunity to learn how to cook, as well as make informed decisions about diet and nutrition, health and safety and wise food shopping. The course is designed to be integrated into the Key...

Improving Learning in Mathematics

The Standards Unit: Improving Learning in Mathematics resources were produced as a response to the Smith report. The materials use active learning approaches originally designed for post-16 mathematics but for use across the secondary phase. The resources, and the work of the Standards Unit with...

HEaTED professional development route map

This document represents a professional development route map which is aimed at individual technicians as well as organisations and describes how HEaTED can support both to ensure that technicians stay engaged and achieve professional recognition.

The Science of Food

In these short video clips from Bettys & Taylors, Professor Paul Walton of the University of York shows the science of food through a series of entertaining experiments. He looks at emulsions, bicarbonates, changing molecules, oxidisation, denaturation, boiling and the calorific content of...

Institute of Physics: Teaching Advanced Physics

These resources are from the Institute of Physics and sponsored by Gatsby Technical Education Projects. They contain detailed ideas and resources for teaching physics to students aged 16-19. The resources aim to help those new to teaching this age group. They assume only limited access to...