Wiltshire and Swindon Secondary Science Subject leaders' network meeting RN219 / A16

Start date
17 Mar 21
Location
Virtual, Zoom, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map

Summary

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. This strengthening of informal school-to-school support will create an effective network of information, advice and guidance.

Outcomes

With input from Martin Hanney from AQA this on-line meeting will provide an opportunity to explore relevant issues for subject leaders in secondary science departments this Spring.
 
This meeting will provide;
  • An opportunity to evaluate the current situation in schools including updates from awarding organisations
  • Explore standardisation and moderation procedures for centre assessed grades
  • A forum to share ideas regarding remote learning and ideas to allow support pupils to catch up on missed curriculum time

Proposed Agenda:

  1. National picture, current priorities OFSTED headlines
  2. Latest news from Input from AQA following consultation on exams this year
    1. Including clarification re Practical work -GCSE and A level
    2. New AQA support
  3. Discussion for moderation and standardisation of centre assessed grades
  4. Future agenda items

You will be able to develop solutions, drawing on the expertise within the group. This strengthening of informal school-to-school support will maintain an effective network of information, advice and guidance.

However, this is your meeting so if you want make a suggestion about alternative or additional agenda items please email steve.hacker.nes@live.com

 

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Swindon and Wiltshire Subject leaders' network17 March 202115:45-17:30Virtual

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Cost

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£80.00 +VAT
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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