Diagnostic teaching and dealing with misconceptions in secondary science RX038 / HA03

Start date
6 Jun 24
3 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

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A course aimed at developing the use of diagnostic teaching in the classroom including:

  • considering what we mean by diagnostic teaching.
  • identifying ways in which we can incorporate diagnostic teaching into lessons and lesson planning.
  • sharing sources of quality diagnostic questions and considered best ways to use these in everyday teaching.
  • identifying how misconceptions may have been reinforced for students in earlier schemes of learning or through remote teaching during lockdown.


A cashback subsidy of £60 is available to state maintained schools in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Braintree & Uttlesford if the full fee is paid upfront and the course is attended.

Who is the course leader?

  • Sarah Morgan

    Sarah is a Secondary Science specialist with 20 years experience of teaching in schools and developing the practice of other teachers. She is...


You will be able to:
  • to understand the importance of objectives and outcomes in diagnostic teaching.
  • to consider how the BEST Evidence resources can be used in diagnostic teaching.
  • to utilise strategies to identify and address misconceptions.
  • to identify how misconceptions might have been reinforced in schemes of learning or through remote teaching.


1. What do we mean by diagnostic teaching?06 June 202416:00-17:00Virtual
3. Identifying and addressing misconceptions arising through remote learning.27 June 202416:00-17:00Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£90.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£180.00 +VAT

This course still has availability, book now

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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