New and aspiring heads of science NY200 / A19

Start date
27 Jan 20
Duration
9 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us

Summary

New to the role of head of science or are you ready to take on the challenge and looking to aquire the necessary skills to gain promotion? This course is designed to provide the strategies and techniques you will need to be successful.
 
This course focuses on four ongoing themes within a science context: strategic leadership and management, leading teams and change, outstanding teaching and learning as well as supporting and enriching learning.

 


Who is it for?

For teachers new to the role of head of science or for those who are ready to lead a science department.

What topics are covered?

This nine day course covers:
 
  • ⚪   vision for science teaching

    ⚪   outstanding teaching and learning

    ⚪   supporting colleagues

    ⚪   difficult conversations

    ⚪   enriching the curriculum

    ⚪   running effective meetings

    ⚪   coaching

    ⚪   leading change

    ⚪   different styles of leadership

    ⚪   assessment for learning


How long is the course?

This is a nine day intensive residential course broken down into three residential periods of three days each.
 

Who are the course leaders?

  • Gill Gunnill

    Secondary Biology Professional Development Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York.

  • Tim Bradbury

    Secondary Chemistry Professional Development Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York.

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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 
  • ✔️   employ a range of methods to strategically lead and manage your science department

    ✔️   evaluate the skills you have and identify areas you need to develop

    ✔️   explain what outstanding teaching and learning in science is and use this to provide effective feedback

    ✔️   employ a range of techniquesto enable you to create a high performing team and to develop the members of your team

    ✔️   articulate how a range of approaches can be employed to support snd enrich students' experiences in science

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
New and aspiring heads of science - day 127 January 202010:30-19:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 2 28 January 202009:00-19:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 329 January 202009:00-16:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 415 June 202010:30-19:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 516 June 202009:00-19:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 617 June 202009:00-16:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 719 October 202010:30-19:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 820 October 202009:00-19:00Virtual
New and aspiring heads of science - day 921 October 202009:00-16:00Virtual

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Additional information

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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