New and aspiring heads of science NY200 / A21

Start date
24 Jan 22
Duration
9 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, York YO10 5DD How to find us

Summary

New to the role of head of science or are you ready to take on the challenge and looking to aquire the necessary skills to gain promotion? This course is designed to provide the strategies and techniques you will need to be successful.
This course focuses on four ongoing themes within a science context: strategic leadership and management, leading teams and change, outstanding teaching and learning as well as supporting and enriching learning.

Who is it for?

For teachers new to the role of head of science or for those who are ready to lead a science department.

What topics are covered?

During the course we will cover:
  • vision for science teaching
  • outstanding teaching and learning
  • supporting colleagues
  • difficult conversations
  • enriching the curriculum
  • running effective meetings
  • coaching
  • leading change
  • different styles of leadership
  • assessment for learning
Not sure yet? Here is a free taster which will give you a better understanding of what to expect once you join the course. Please note, this is a free short activity you can do in your own time.

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered face to face with participant tasks to be completed between sessions.

How long is this course?

This is a nine-day intensive residential course broken down into three residential periods of three days each.

Who is the course leader?

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • employ a range of methods to strategically lead and manage your science department
  • evaluate the skills you have and identify areas you need to develop
  • explain what outstanding teaching and learning in science is and use this to provide effective feedback
  • employ a range of techniques to enable you to create a high performing team and to develop the members of your team
  • articulate how a range of approaches can be employed to support and enrich students' experiences in science

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Day 1 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)24 January 202211:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 2 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)25 January 202209:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 3 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)26 January 202209:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 4 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)22 June 202211:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 5 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)23 June 202209:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 6 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)24 June 202209:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 7 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)03 October 202211:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 8 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)04 October 202209:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Day 9 - New and aspiring heads of science (Face to face)05 October 202209:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre

Notes

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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