Facilitating with STEM Learning FD102

Standards and expectations of delivering CPD for STEM Learning. This course is only for participants that are following the CPD Quality Mark pathway.


This course is for teachers and other educational consultants who are undertaking Stage 1 of the Professional Development Leader Programme and who wish to become accredited with CPD Quality Mark

You should have completed FD101 before completing this course.

This course will enable participants to understand more about STEM Learning, our programmes and our expectations. We will cover how our programmes have research and evidence embedded within them and how we maximise impact to those accessing our CPD. We will explain how we support our Professional Development Leaders who facilitate our courses through the provision of course materials and how these can used to plan delivery. The STEM Learning processes of the Impact Toolkit and STEM Certificates will also be covered to ensure that, as course deliverers, you will be able to encourage participants to engage with these systems.


You will be able to:

  • understand the STEM Learning CPD development and quality-assurance processes support evidence-based teacher professional development
  • use STEM Learning content and Professional Development Leader guidance to support effective CPD sessions
  • use tools and approaches for planning and evaluating classroom impact
  • know the roles and responsibilities of facilitating our CPD and other key CPD stakeholders


This is the second of three courses in our Associate facilitator CPD quality mark training.

The following courses form part of the suite and you will need to complete FD101, FD102 and the subject specific course that is relevant to you in order to be awarded CPD mark at Associate level. The suite is made up of:

FD101 Facilitating effective professional development - this will help you to identify the principles, strategies and resources that can be used to deliver high quality effective professional development which demonstrates impact in the classroom. 

FD102 Facilitating with STEM Learning - this will cover the processes and rationales for delivering professional development to ensure participants get the highest impact from their learning.

FD103 Facilitating effective professional development in computing - this will help you to identify computing subject-specific principles and considerations when delivering effective professional development

FD104 Facilitating effective professional development in science - this will help you to identify science subject-specific principles and considerations when delivering effective professional development.


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