EP2502 Narrowing the gap : Supporting disadvantaged learners in science RX036 / KA02

Start date
1 Feb 24
Duration
3 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

Summary

For schools from Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire areas only.  Bookings from outside this area will be cancelled.

 

School closures due to COVID-19 have impacted more negatively on disadvantaged learners than non-disadvantaged peers. This course brings together the findings from research on the barriers to the progress of disadvantaged learners and identifies the areas where are likely to have impact in the classroom. Strategies to support learners with aspects of literacy, scientific reasoning and metacognition are explored with participants also sharing their own good practice.

Who is the course leader?

  • Rob Butler

    Rob has 25 years of classroom experience and spent the last 20 years of his career teaching science in a special school. During his time in...

Outcomes

  • increase familiarity with the research evidence linked with supporting disadvantaged learners
  • develop strategies and resources to support disadvantaged learners in science 
  • share good practice and identify actions to best support disadvantaged learners in your own setting

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
1. Developing literacy skills01 February 202416:00-17:00Virtual
2. Developing scientific reasoning and metacognition29 February 202416:00-17:00Virtual

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Cost

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£120.00 +VAT
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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