Physics for non-specialists RN208 / A01

Start date
9 Jan 20
Duration
1 Day
Location
Lydiard Park Academy - SN5 6HN - 137264, Lydiard Park Academy Grange Park Way, Swindon SN56HN View on Google Map

Summary

If you have been asked to teach physics and it is outside your specialist area, this course is for you.

It has been developed with the Institute of Physics and throughout the course we will develop your understanding of the principles of physics and the skills and strategies needed to teach the subject effectively and improve student motivation and attainment. This, in turn, will increase take-up of physics at GCSE, A level and beyond.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • increase your understanding of physics topics at 11-16
  • become more confident and competent in your teaching of physics at 11-16
  • develop an understanding of common student misconceptions and how these can be addressed
  • employ the effective use of scientific models relevant to the teaching of physics
  • rehearse opportunities for practical work and the use of ICT-based activities
  • teach the mathematical aspects of physics with greater confidence

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Physics for non-specialists09 January 202013:30-17:00Lydiard Park Academy - SN5 6HN - 137264

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Cost

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree

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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