Inspiring post-16 biology NY501

Develop effective approaches to the introduction of key ideas in post-16 biology and explore advances in technology to enrich your lessons.


Summary

"As a subject, biology challenges students and teachers alike to deal with fast-moving and ethically sensitive topics. New practical techniques, uses of ICT, active and context based learning strategies can help students find tricky subjects inspiring.

The course aims to help you:

  • develop engaging approaches to core topics such as: molecular genetics, plant biology and ecology
  • demonstrate How Science Works
  • apply your learning through supported action research.

 

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk for more information.

 

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • implement inspiring strategies for topics which typically challenge students’ interest and engagement and/or include rapidly developing science
  • describe developments in some key areas of contemporary biology
  • form a focused action plan to apply their learning

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