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Teaching Key Stage 4 chemistryNY306

Teaching Key Stage 4 chemistry as a non-specialist can be daunting and even more so if you don’t have a science background. You will gain the subject specific knowledge and resources required to teach chemistry effectively. This course we will help you get the best out of your students, by working on their...

Teaching key stage 4 physicsNY307

Are you:having to teach key stage 4 physics for the first time?wanting to feel confident in teaching physics to students of all abilities?This course will help you get the most out of your students by giving you the ability to teach key stage 4 physics with confidence.  We will look at how to address...

Effectively mentoring new teachersNY310

Are you new to the role of NQT mentor or simply wish to refresh your approach? The “Effectively mentoring new teachers” course will help to develop strategies and approaches to mentor colleagues new to the profession, supporting them through their first year teaching and aiding their professional development through...

Health and safety for teaching practical scienceNY308

Effective health and safety is an integral part of planning and carrying out practical work in school, not something that is considered separately. By applying good practice in health and safety this course will enable you to meet your responsibilities for safe, exciting and well-structured practical science lessons....

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:...

KS3 Curriculum ProgressionRP775

This short course addresses factors to consider when planning an effective KS3 curriculum.  Progression to KS4 is considered as well as initial suggestions of the new Ofsted inspection framework along with other research fndings.  Participants will consider how they might sequence a KS3 curriculum, focusing...

Metacognition and self-regulated learning in scienceRP350

This course explores the concept of metacognition and self-regulated learning. Based on the latest educational research, the course focuses on what is meant by self-regulated learning and how the interplay of knowledge (self, strategies and motivation), planning, monitoring and evaluation determine a successful...

Supporting EAL learners in scienceRP348

This course addresses the issues that language barriers pose in the teaching and learning of science. You will be able to consider the nature of these barriers and how techniques such as substitution tables, translanguaging, exploratory talk and directed activities can make your science curriculum fully inclusive and...

NQT weekend: Boosting your teaching - Developing your classroom practiceNY315

Reinvigorate yourself with one of our weekend courses to boost your teaching. This weekend on "improving classroom practice" focuses on pedagogical subject knowledge including sessions on learning and teaching strategies, behaviour management in the laboratory, planning successful practical and more.Fee includes...

Developing your approach to learning and teaching in scienceNY320

Join education experts including: Professor Chris Harrison from Kings College London, Dr Avtar Matharu from University of York, Dr Niki Kaiser from the Education Endowment Foundation, Dr Andrea Mapplebeck and more alongside the STEM Learning team to review current research in order to develop your pedagogical skills...

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