Featured CPD activities

Creating intelligent products in design and technology with the micro:bitTV203

Find out how to create intelligent electronic products in all material areas of design and technology, using the micro:bit. Discover how this affordable device, and it’s free online software, can be used by students to embed intelligence in design and technology products. And how it can support the teaching of both...

BBC micro:bit in computingCV203

The micro:bit is a powerful tool for learning computing, from hardware and networking through to programming and physical computing. This CPD, led by highly-experienced computer science teachers, will help you maximise the impact of the micro:bit on student learning. You will learn how to fully integrate the device...

Developing excellence in KS1 science and mathematicsNY055

Focusing on the core subjects of mathematics and science, and the big ideas contained within. It will reinforce your own subject knowledge and help you tackle children’s common misconceptions. The two days will be spent exploring ways of bringing the KS1 curriculum to life in exciting, hands-on and imaginative ways....

Improving pupil progress for scienceNY714

We want our students to be confident, curious, resilient young people who take control of their own learning. Our role as their teacher impacts directly on the progress they make.Explore the best evidence-informed practice to really extend your own practice for the benefit of your students.Look at how to maximise...

A level computer science project HackathonCY233

For those new to A level computer science, the programming project is an intimidating prospect. The aim of this unique two-day event is to give teachers the time and resources to prepare for the non-exam assessment. This is a very practical course, designed to develop your programming skills so you’re able to support...

Senior technicians accredited co-leaders in science (STACS)NY600

"The pace and delivery of the course content was ideal, our feedback was always well received and it is obvious that a lot of effort has been put in to make this course successful."Past participant This accredited course is designed for senior technicians, or those aspiring to the role, who are responsible for...

Assessment for learning in STEM teachingNE701

Online course. Flexible participation. Develop your understanding of assessment for learning and use formative assessment to uncover how your students are progressing. Led by experts in assessment for learning Dylan Wiliam, Chris Harrison and Andrea Mapplebeck, you will learn how to create hinge-point questions and...

Teaching assistants in secondary mathematicsMY212

This is an essential course for teaching assistants who support learning in secondary mathematics. You may wish to develop your mathematical knowledge and/or improve how you support students in better understanding the mathematics.  In this course you will explore ways of working that support students’ progress in...

Mathematics in science teachingRP210

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate learning and raise attainment for science GCSE's. This course explores the typical weaknesses in mathematics that hinder students' ability to understand and solve scientific problems. It will give teachers an...

Assessment and progression in primary scienceRP102

Evidence shows that effective Assessment for Learning (AfL) leads to raised attainment. Now that formal recording of levels has been removed, you need to be secure in your understanding of how to make judgements about children's achievements and progress. Throughout the course we will identify how you can integrate...

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Upcoming CPD courses

TSSP Bespoke: Developing the latest curriculum

We can support you in identifying the CPD support that you need, provide CPD activity directly from our programme...

Subject leaders' network meeting

This is a chance for collaboration with your peers so you can share information and develop as a leader. Expert...

Secondary bespoke support

We can support you in identifying the CPD support that you need, provide CPD activity directly from our programme...

Triple Science: Maths in Chemistry

This course is intended for teachers that have experience of teaching chemistry at 14 - 16 and would benefit...

Aiming for flight path 9 in science

Pushing the demand beyond the current A* requires stretching and embedding in students a much deeper...

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Popular CPD related resources

The Solar Spark

The Solar Spark educational resources are produced by the SUPERGEN Excitonic Solar Cells Consortium. This is a group of research scientists from eight UK universities working together to do scientific research on Excitonic Solar Cells. Researchers work in the areas of polymer solar cells, dye-...

EV3 Activities for the Busy Teacher

This sample of a teacher guide introduces basic robotics using Lego EV3 hardware and software – the activities are based upon a single robot model which can be constructed from the education core set.

Students learn about basic movement of the robot rover in the context of space...

Water cycle

The water cycle

This resource from the Royal Society of Chemistry is aimed at Key Stage Two and links to the topic area of states of matter. Focusing on evaporation and condensation, it aims to develop investigative skills and contains ideas for investigations, key vocabulary and background knowledge including...

Tales from the Prep Room

The Prep Room plays a crucial role in the Royal Institution’s public communication of science. It is where all the equipment and demonstrations are prepared for Royal Institution events - not least the annual Christmas Lectures. This series provides a range of hands-on experiments and...

Indices and surds

This resource contains ten problems which require students to think, explore and explain the mathematical topic of indices and surds. The problems require students to not only be able to manipulate expressions containing indices and surds but also be able to explain and justify how conclusions...

Louis Pasteur

Marvellous Microbes I: the Pasteurs

These materials, from the Society for General Microbiology (SGM) look at the work of Louis Pasteur and helps students to understand the growth of yeast. There are three resources that can be used together or separately and are suitable for Key Stage Two or Three students.

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