Subject knowledge enhancement : KS4 Biology RX008 / DA01

Start date
27 Jan 21
Duration
5 Hours
Location
Virtual, Adobe Connect, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map

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Summary

This course will provide subject knowledge to help in planning and teaching biology for Key Stage 4 (Coordinated Science and Triple Science) with a focus on the genome, genes and gene expression and cell division. Develop your biology teaching with the tools and confidence to plan and teach effectively, engaging your students and supporting their achievement and attainment. You will be supported to find ways to enhance students’ learning skills. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking account of preconceptions, misconceptions and common issues in teaching these biology concepts.

Outcomes

  • develop an understanding of key concepts in KS4 biology
  • identify common preconceptions and misconceptions held by students
  • investigate teaching approaches to develop student knowledge and understanding
  • increase your confidence to plan and teach for more effective learning for GCSE biology students 

Book now and you will be automatically registered for the scheduled sessions for the course. Remote CPD courses have live, facilitator-led sessions and are not available for instant access. Please refer to the schedule of dates published for each course instance.

Sessions

DateTime
1. Genes and the genome27 January 202113:30-14:30
2. Gene expression03 February 202113:30-14:30
3. Cell division10 February 202113:30-14:30

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£50.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£100.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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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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