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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...

Practical microbiology for techniciansNY630

Microbiology is an integral part of biology learning throughout secondary science. It also requires particular skills and knowledge for technicians to prepare equipment for students to use that is both safe and effective.We'll take you through basic and more advanced aseptic techniques, provide guidance on equipment,...

Advanced technician skillsNY631

Technicians need a huge range of skills and a wealth of knowledge about practical techniques. Building on the work we do with new technicians we have designed this course as a refresher and an opportunity to develop your technical skills further. Over three days, we will take you through sessions designed to build...

Practical genetics for techniciansNY632

 Genetics is one area of biology that could have the biggest impact on us in the future and it's an integral part of the biology syllabus. When teaching it, the biggest issue is the lack of easy, successful practical work that helps underpin students' understanding of this complex topic. This course has been...

STEM Clubs: exploring science in the wildNY628

The natural world around us can be a really engaging opportunity for students but sometimes the curriculum doesn't allow time for this, outside a few ecology experiments. STEM Clubs, however, have the freedom to go outside and use the wider ecological world to put STEM into context for projects which excite students....

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...

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...

Effective GCSE practical work: BiologyNY316

With complex practical questions now commonplace in biology examinations 'Effective GCSE Practical Work: Biology' will provide you with a range of both practical and pedagogical experience to support the required practicals by developing students apparatus and techniques skills in novel contexts. Run alongside...

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...

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