Developing expertise in teaching structure and bonding (pre-16) RE255 / B01

Start date
10 Mar 16
3 Hours
STEM Education Centre London, STEM Education Centre London, Institute of Education, London WC1H 0AL View on Google Map


This course critically assesses models used to teach chemical bonding, to help participants address student misconceptions.


You will be able to:

  • appreciate the ‘thread’ of key ideas crucial to students’ understanding of this topic
  • learn about some of the ‘misconceptions’ that can arise when teaching this topic and explore ways of dealing with them in the classroom
  • try out a range of engaging and relevant practicals and demonstrations
  • share views about effective strategies for supporting and enhancing the teaching and learning of structure and bonding
  • learn more about the range of resources and support available from the Royal Society of Chemistry


Developing expertise in teaching structure and bonding (Pre-16)10 March 201614:30-17:30Institute of Education


This course is part of a series of continuing professional development opportunities developed by the Royal Society of Chemistry and is supported by chemistry practitioners from the National Science Learning Centre.

We are pleased to be able to offer delegates from schools who are RSC members 10% off this course. Simply enter the code: RSC1510 when you apply.

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£125.00 +VATSubsidy available*£62.50
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£235.00 +VAT

Teachers or technicians working in state-funded schools in England are eligible for these subsidies which can be used to contribute to covering the cost of course fees, supply cover, travel, accommodation, or equipment for your school. Find out more.

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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