Curriculum design for secondary school science NE209
Design your scheme of learning and learn how to build an improved science curriculum.
Online, self-paced course. Discover the key components of a strong secondary school science curriculum in this introductory course. You’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages of various approaches, as well as how support for teachers can be modelled to support effective learning for students. You’ll consider how practical work and maths skills for science can be embedded in a curriculum and how progression can be mapped effectively.
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
- what a good curriculum and scheme of work looks like.
- mapping progression of subject knowledge and practical skills across the curriculum.
- the impact of assessment on different curriculum models.
- linking maths skills and the science curriculum.
- working together as a department.
How will you learn?
How long is this course?
- identify the key features of an effective science curriculum and scheme of work for students aged 11-19 years.
- identify progression routes though science subjects to maximise learning.
- evaluate the development of mathematical skills and extended writing across the curriculum.
- assess the advantages and disadvantages of different curriculum models for secondary science.
- discuss the implications of assessment practices on curriculum planning.
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