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Building confidence as a newly qualified mathematics teacherMY205

Join us to explore what makes good mathematics teaching. Suitable for teachers of mathematics who are in the early years of their teaching career, explore a range of teaching strategies to help engage and inspire students during your first teaching post. We will look at questioning, promoting positive behaviour,...

Effective feedback and assessing progress in secondary mathematics without levelsMY208

Good quality feedback has been proven to be one of the most effective ways of ensuring student progress. The provision of good quality feedback relies on an accurate assessment of students’ understanding. Explore the different uses of assessment, consider the features of effective feedback and examine how...

ESERO-UK Secondary Space ConferenceSV200

Ideal for secondary and post-16 science, computing, mathematics and D&T teachers who are interested in using space as an exciting context for learning, the annual ESERO-UK secondary space conference is being held alongside the UK Space Conference, and participants will be given free access and time to explore...

High Quality Fieldwork: raising standards by utilising creativity to promote curiosityNN205

The course focuses on using health, safety and sustainable use of field-sites to: develop STE(A)M using fieldwork as a motivating context maintain curiosity to establish understanding and application of scientific concepts exemplify N.I. bio and geo-diversity including the significance of biotic indicator species and...

New and aspiring leaders of mathematicsMY200

The National STEM Learning Centre is pleased to be offering another round of the ‘New and Aspiring Leaders of Mathematics’ programme for teachers looking to lead a mathematics department in secondary schools. This intensive two part residential professional development course has been developed for teachers new or...

Using manipulatives to enhance understanding in secondary mathematicsMY210

Manipulatives- or “objects to think with- include counters, interlocking cubes, Cuisenaire rods and tiles… Research suggests that their use is beneficial to mathematical understanding, and can help students with retention, problem solving and reasoning. “Cannot wait to get back to school to share what I have learned...

Teaching mathematics GCSE content with understandingMY207

Explore the content of the mathematics GCSE and gain an understanding of the importance of mathematical reasoning and problem solving. Develop problem solving skills and resilience in the context of hard to teach GCSE topics. Topics covered include trigonometry, linear graphs, proportional reasoning, standard form...

Placement: Caterpillar (Peterborough)TY806

Location: Caterpillar, Frank Perkins Way, Peterborough, PE1 5FQ Placements are available with Caterpillar throughout the year (term time and holidays), supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding. The next scheduled placement will take place from in October 2019. Prior to the placement, teachers will be required to...

Preparing to teach physics NY265

Have you just completed your teacher training or are you an NQT or in the early years of your teaching career? Are you a non-specialist teaching science for the first time? This course introduces some of the misconceptions which students may bring into your classroom and will use current research to provide you with...

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