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Strategies for developing thinking skills in scienceNY295

Do you want to find more creative ways to develop your students thinking? Would you like to engage a wider range of students through innovative teaching practices?Explore research-based strategies for developing students’ thinking skills in science. Discover how to diversify teaching and learning to promote engagement...

Summer school for newly and recently qualified science teachers NY255

Have you completed your NQT year? Do you feel that you would like to hone your skills in delivering challenging and inspirational practical activities and develop your teaching skills further to inspire and engage your students?The summer school will provide time and space to reflect upon your practice working in a...

Technicians supporting biologyNY604

Biology can often be seen as the science subject with few practicals that are engaging and work successfully. On this comprehensive course we will change that perception through a diverse range of practicals developed by ourselves and others, which will highlight that biology can be taught through exciting and...

Technicians supporting chemistry (11-19)NY605

 “Unsafe and its always the same”, is something often said about chemistry practicals, this course will disprove this though a diverse range of safe, exciting and effective practicals. Through tailored sessions designed for technicians to be able to support teachers and create impactful science...

Technicians supporting physicsNY606

“If it moves, it’s biology. If it smells, it’s chemistry. If it doesn’t work, it’s physics”. This is the old saying that’s mentioned when physics practicals go wrong. This course will dismiss this myth with exciting, engaging, simple physics practicals that always work! On the course participants will explore cost...

Unpick the examiners report - A level physicsNY272

The first run of the new A level exams will highlight areas where students are struggling. An in-depth analysis of the examiners' subject reports is crucial to support development of your teaching and learning approaches in physics A level.Hands-on sessions with examination experts will enable you to delve into the...

Supporting and teaching secondary science through plantsNY296

Gain the inspiration, knowledge, practical skills and confidence to support teaching and learning in secondary school science, especially biology and environmental science. Work with industry specialists in horticulture and plant disease, alongside an experienced science teacher. Day 1 - discover plants you can use to...

Biology for non-specialistsNY290

Are you teaching key stage 3 or 4 biology for the first time? Would you like to understand the misconceptions students have and how best to address them?Focus on the key principles needed to teach biology effectively through the use of stimulating practical activities and demonstrations. Explore and refine the...

Chemistry for non-specialistsNY243

This course is designed to provide teachers with the confidence, flair and enthusiasm to teach chemistry at Key Stages 3 and 4. It is specifically aimed at those who are not chemistry specialists. The five day course is split into a 3 day and a 2 day residential period, based in York. The course covers a wide...

Closing the gap – EAL students in secondary scienceNY254

Language is often a barrier for EAL (English as an additional language) students of all abilities, even the most able. Gain strategies to support all EAL students to make progress in science and discover how to go beyond language barriers. Understand how to expose a student’s natural ability and learning even when...

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