Diagnostic teaching and dealing with misconceptions in secondary science RX038 / NA01

Start date
16 Mar 21
3 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


Supporting students to detect, understand and correct their own, and other’s misconceptions is at the heart of diagnostic teaching. Through implementation of strategies and tools, we will look at how diagnostic teaching can be supported in the virtual classroom, or through a blended learning approach, to support improvement in student outcomes.


You will be able to:
  • to understand the importance of objectives and outcomes in diagnostic teaching.
  • to consider how the BEST Evidence resources can be used in diagnostic teaching.
  • to utilise strategies to identify and address misconceptions.
  • to identify how misconceptions might have been reinforced in schemes of learning or through remote teaching.


1. What do we mean by diagnostic teaching?16 March 202115:45-16:45Virtual
3. Identifying and addressing misconceptions arising through remote learning.23 March 202115:45-16:45Virtual

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree

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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