Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school NR002 / A20

Start date
5 Nov 20
Duration
3 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

Summary

Designed for teaching assistants in primary schools, this course will consider how to work most effectively with a wide range of learners in science lessons.  The course contains a strong practical element and will help you to explore how to work safely with children with challenging behaviour.  Acquire a range of strategies to promote vocabulary development, promote higher-order thinking and to organise engaging and manageable practical lessons.

The course consists of three facilitator-led sessions remotely delivered and two participant-led sessions to be completed between the facilitator-led sessions.

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Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • set up and supervise engaging and manageable practical activities
  • consider safety aspects of science lessons including taking Covid-19 into account
  • work with children with different needs in a variety of situations
  • promote higher-order thinking and vocabulary development

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
1 Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school05 November 202011:00-12:00Virtual
3 Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school09 November 202011:00-12:00Virtual
3 Teaching assistants supporting science in primary school12 November 202011:00-12:00Virtual

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£250.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£250.00 +VAT

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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