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New to A level biologyNY250

Biology is a fast changing subject which involves the teaching of ethically sensitive topics. Even teachers with a background in biology can find some of these issues daunting to deliver for the first time. You will meet researchers raising awareness of contemporary biology applications and careers. Through the...

New to A level physics NY252

Are you teaching A level physics for the first time, and wish to improve your subject knowledge? Do you wish to strengthen your delivery and confidence, to provide a stimulating and challenging experience for your students? As well as developing subject knowledge we will see how you can integrate inspiring and...

New to teaching A level chemistryNY251

Are you starting out teaching A level chemistry? Even for teachers with a chemistry background it can be daunting to deliver for the first time. This course will support you with effective teaching and learning at AS and A level in chemistry. Common student misconceptions, as well as practical techniques and...

NQT Weekend: Boosting your teaching- practical scienceNY301

The weekend focuses on KS4 practical science.  We shall explore effective ways to approach all the core GCSE practical across chemistry, physics and biology (including double award science), as well as developing good practical experiences across the whole of secondary science. There are opportunities for one-to-...

NQT Weekend: Boosting your teaching- teaching the tricky bitsNY300

Your first year of teaching can be challenging. This weekend course focuses on "teaching the tricky bits" helping you with the more challenging parts of the secondary science curriculum, including ways to diagnose and support students with learning across biology, chemistry and physics. You will be supported by...

Physics for non-specialistsNY201

Are you teaching KS3 or KS4 Physics for the first time?  Would you like to understand the misconceptions students have, and how best to address them? This course has been designed to focus on the key principals needed to teach physics effectively through the use of stimulating practical activities and...

Practical ideas for teaching biology: year 1 to year 6NY067

Classifying, exploring habitats, understanding human biology, all aspects of plants and much more are explored in this practical subject knowledge based course. We have partnered with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to develop the plants aspects of this course and this will be delivered by Rachel Godfrey, who...

Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6NY065

Develop your subject knowledge of chemistry within the primary curriculum from year 1 to year 6. Discover why chemistry is essential for gaining an understanding of the world and how we can set strong foundations for this in primary schools. Through this course you will explore a range of engaging, practical...

Practical ideas for teaching physics: year 1 to year 6NY063

This course will develop your own subject knowledge within the primary physics curriculum, and ensure you are able to support your pupils in developing their subject knowledge through practical exploration. We will explore practical activities that support National Curriculum learning objectives in both physics...

Plants: growing your primary science curriculum: year 1 to year 6NY019

The National STEM Learning Centre (NSLC) has joined forces with The RHS Campaign for School Gardening to create this new, two day residential course where we aim to provide you with the skills and knowledge to use plant science confidently throughout key stages 1 and 2. Be inspired with curriculum linked projects to...

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