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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...

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...

Improving pupil progressNY714

We want our students to be confident, curious, resiliant young people who take control of their own learning. Our role as their teacher impacts directly on the progress they make. You will explore the best evidence-informed practice to really extend your own practice for the benefit of your students. You will...

STEM Technicians FestivalNY637

 A festival for school technicians to enjoy new aspects of science, technology and engineering in an amazing environment by presenters who are passionate about their subject. Over the day they will experience hands on workshops, listen and engage with presenters who have an expertise in their field.

Maths for A level chemistryNY297

 There is an increased mathematical demand in in both the GCSE and A level chemistry specifications. This course is ideal for teachers of chemistry who wish to improve their understanding of the mathematics required to be successful in chemistry at A level.The course explores teaching strategies for a wide range...

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:...

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...

Managing the practical classroom: secondary scienceNE208

Online course. On this course, you'll learn strategies for managing the practical classroom in secondary science. From managing behaviour and fostering positive attitudes to implementing departmental processes and working with colleagues, you'll explore all aspects of practical activities in the school or college...

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