Practical techniques for recently qualified biologists NS514 / A21

Start date
3 Feb 22
Duration
2 Days
Location
SSERC, Unit 1-2, Pitreavie Court, Pitreavie Business Park, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline KY11 8UU View on Google Map

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Summary

This course aims to offer hands-on opportunities to explore innovative ways of approaching practical work to support the biology curriculum. A variety of biological techniques will be explored. For example, microscopy skills, microbiology techniques, innovative work with enzymes, ecological techniques.

To apply for this course please contact SSERC directly (enquiries@sserc.scot ) who will forward you the necessary information. Shortly after the published closing date for applications the Administration Team at SSERC will send to successful applicants:

  • confirmation of an offer of a place on the course together with details on enrolment procedures
  • information on ENTHUSE bursaries and how to apply for such a bursary
  • a set of terms and conditions which you must meet in order to qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary

If you are a supply teacher you may still qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary – please contact SSERC to establish your eligibility.

 

Who is it for?

Teachers of biology

What topics are covered?

A variety of biological techniques will be explored.  For example, microscopy skills, microbiology techniques, innovative work with enzymes, separation techniques.

How will you learn?

Blended 

How long is this course?

2 Days, plus self study.  Total 15 hours

Course Leaders

Kate Andrews

Who is the course leader?

Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • more confidently teach practical skills relevant to the Senior Phase biology curriculum
  • explore ways of enhancing the understanding of biological concepts using hands-on approaches
  • describe developments in some key areas of contemporary biology
  • receive a variety of resources to support learning in their school

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
1 Practical techniques for recently qualified biologists Day 1 03 February 202209:00-17:00SSERC
3 Practical techniques for recently qualified biologists Day 2 05 May 202209:00-17:00SSERC

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Cost

* Your school or college will receive the bursary on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£320.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£320.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£320.00

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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