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Welding skillsNS701

Welding skills is the fourth part of a modular course focusing on developing practical skills. These skills are required by teachers and technicians for the successful delivery of metalworking craft activities and aspects of the SQA practical metalworking course. This two day course will involve learning how to...

Teaching primary science: getting startedNE708

Online course. Develop your confidence in doing practical science in the primary classroom. Whether you are new to teaching science, or you are the science subject lead in your school, you will find practical guidance, see how practical science works in the classroom and learn from experienced teachers. This online...

Centre lathe turningNS703

This course in Centre Lathe Turning will develop knowledge and understanding of the functions, machining operations and its safe. Participants will be given hands on practical tasks and one to one guidance on using this piece of equipment. The key skills acquired will allow teachers to effectively deliver aspects of...

Creativity in ScienceNS801

Creativity – the ability to have ideas, to solve problems that one may never have seen before, to think for oneself– is one of the most valuable life skills, and one of the most valued by universities and employers. It is the belief of the Course Team that creativity can be learnt, and taught. Coverage will include...

Demonstrations for recently qualified chemistsNS702

 Demonstrations can be used to enrich understanding across the sciences. It is important that teachers have opportunities to improve their skills and confidence in carrying out demonstrations and to extend the repertoire of demonstrations available to them.  Through this course we seek to enhance the skills of...

Chemistry summer schoolNS213

Building on the success of previous events, the 2015 Summer School will focus on practical work to support revised programmes (Higher and Advanced Higher) in Chemistry.  Laboratory sessions will follow an interactive approach aligned to the broad themes of the programmes. Practical work will be supported by...

Getting started with creating mobile apps in the primary classroomTY017

Students use apps all the time both in and out of school. How can we use this interest to help drive progress in our lessons? This course takes you through the principles of app design, giving you lots of hands on time to develop your skills using the software. We will explore different teaching techniques that...

Running STEM Clubs OnlineGX100

This course is for teachers, educators, parents or STEM Ambassadors who want to run a STEM Club remotely or online. The course takes place through an online community group on our website. It is designed run over one week, with a total duration of two to three hours. The course pages remain open to you to access for...

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