Physics for non-specialists RD208 / B01

Start date
16 Sep 20
Duration
1 Hour
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

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-specialists16 September 202015:15-16:15Online course
Physics for non-specialists16 September 202015:15-16:15Online course

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£10.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£15.00 +VAT

Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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