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Practical plant science and ecology for secondary schoolsNY260

Plant science and ecology can often be a frustrating topic with a perceived lack of activities and practicals that work. This 3 day course in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society, will allow teachers and technicians to explore a diverse range of engaging activities and practicals to put into their schemes...

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...

Maths for A level biologyNY284

 There is an increased mathematical demand in both the GCSE and A level biology specifications. This course is ideal for teachers of biology who want to improve their understanding of the mathematics, to successfully teach A level biology.Explore teaching strategies for a wide range of mathematical topics...

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 these aspects will be delivered by one of their...

Teaching biology: inspiring students with plant scienceNE206

Online course to develop the way you use plants to teach across the secondary biology curriculum.The use of plants can provide novel contexts, challenge students’ preconceptions and enrich the curriculum. You will develop your confidence in using plants to teach key biological principles, explore a range of...

Teaching practical science: biologyNE707

Online course. There are only so many ways a student can look at an onion cell, so how do we engage students with biology practicals? It is essential that students studying biology are given the opportunity to practice and embed understanding of practical skills in preparation for assessment of their learning.This...

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