Physics for non-specialists RB208 / C07

Start date
29 Feb 24
Duration
5 Hours
Location
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Summary

Phase: Secondary

If you have been asked to teach physics and it is outside your specialist area, this course is for you!

Developed with the Institute of Physics, the course we will develop your understanding of the principles of physics and the skills and strategies needed to teach the subject effectively and improve student motivation and attainment. This, in turn, will increase take-up of physics at GCSE, A Level and beyond.

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Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • increase your understanding of physics topics at 11-16
  • become more confident and competent in your teaching of physics at 11-16
  • develop an understanding of common student misconceptions and how these can be addressed
  • employ the effective use of scientific models relevant to the teaching of physics
  • rehearse opportunities for practical work and the use of ICT-based activities
  • teach the mathematical aspects of physics with greater confidence

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Physics for non-specialists29 February 202409:30-15:30National STEM Centre

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£200.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£300.00 +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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