Kingsbridge SCITT: Teaching the tricky bits in Chemistry RA298 / C237

Start date
16 Mar 21
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


It is important to keep up-to-date with current science matters, including pure subject knowledge, topic specific developments and general pedagogical methods. These short modules will allow teachers of science to update and improve their subject knowledge and consider how best to support students in learning the subject.

Who is the course leader?

  • Carly O'Neil

    I am a secondary Chemistry specialist, holding both an MChem degree and a PhD as well as a PGCE in Secondary Chemistry. I have extensive experience...


  • identify misconceptions in chemistry and develop understanding as to why students find those concepts difficult
  • develop approaches to teaching those concepts that students typically find challenging in chemistry
  • explore the best teaching and learning strategies/resources to address this develop strategies to aid student engagement - e.g. through modelling, practical work, retrieval strategies and questioning



Kingsbridge SCITT: Teaching the tricky bits in Chemistry16 March 202109:30-12:30Virtual

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
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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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