Bespoke CPD for King Edward VI Birmingham RC298 / B250


Victoria is an enthusiastic STEM Education consultant working from early years to ‘A'level in a variety of settings, engaging pupils, teachers and industrial/business partners in professional learning. Throughout her career she has held many roles from an advanced skills teacher, senior leader in schools, local authority adviser and part of a national school improvement team with national strategies.

Her work takes her across the UK supporting leaders and teams to develop outstanding STEM education as well as writing and delivering ongoing professional development materials for national organisations.

Other projects in education and industry have been many and varied - cross phase transition projects supporting outstanding STEM provision across community groups, developing local science fairs, industrial placements as well as writing and leading science specific and careers in STEM CPD. More recently she has been building capacity for teachers in SEND settings to improve their confidence and ability to deliver STEM curriculum across subjects and adapting national curriculum for learners with diverse needs. She Is also coaching school leaders to more effectively engage with industrial partners to broaden skills and understanding in both sectors.


Sessions 8th Jan 2024 9.30-10.30am

Session 1 – What does research say about best practice in science curriculum design?


Science leaders of post holders responsible for curriculum development in science or teachers who would like to know more about the research base for science curriculum development.


By the end of the session you will have:

Reflected on the research around science curriculum design to support improved learning for pupils in science.

Discussed with colleagues the variety of approaches taken across the trust for science curriculum delivery.

Identified collaboratively the next steps in development of your science curriculum.



Session 2 – How can you develop a climate for learning in science lessons, to support an effective practical experience?


Teachers wishing to develop behavioural strategies to enable positive practical work and experiences for children in science lessons that enthuse and engage them in learning.


By the end of the session you will have:

Identified the approaches to support behaviour that enables great practical science.

Shared experiences to support positive climate for learning in science lessons.

Reflected on how as a science teacher you can develop a positive climate for learning to engage pupils in science lessons.



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Secondary bespoke support08 January 202409:30-11:45Virtual

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

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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