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Chemistry summer schoolNS213

Building on the success of previous events, the 2015 Summer School will focus on practical work to support revised programmes (Higher and Advanced Higher) in Chemistry.  Laboratory sessions will follow an interactive approach aligned to the broad themes of the programmes. Practical work will be supported by keynote...

Coastal and Rivers Management and GIS ApplicationsNN207

This new course in the 'cutting edge' science series, will examine current research at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster to bring teachers' knowledge up to date in relation to Fluvial and Coastal Environments, including river management strategies and coastal processes and the application of...

Going further in A level biologyRP509

Teachers who are confident in their subject knowledge can explore the wider implications and applications of biology. We will identify tools that will broaden and deepen your repertoire of practical activities and teaching approaches to create a positive learning environment.

Going further in A level physicsRP507

Students are excited by technology; throughout this course we will explore how you can use electronic technologies such as free modelling software, video analysis tools and apps to inspire and engage your students in physics. This course is ideal for teachers who are confident in their subject knowledge and there...

Preparing for practical teaching and assessment in A level biologyRP510

This course is designed to prepare teachers to make effective use of practical work in the new A level science courses and use them to improve outcomes for students The incoming A level courses involve practical skills being developed and assessed in a different way. The stipulated activities are expected to be...

Essential skills for new and aspiring science leadershipRP206

Working with an experienced science leader, you will develop your vision and leadership skills to enable you to lead an effective and vibrant science team. By improving your leadership and management skills you will help your team teach more effectively so students achieve their potential.

Expedition Iceland (Northern lights, engineering and wonders of Iceland) - STEM study visitRP463

Contemporary science is brought to life through visits to STEM sites and working with experts. On this course you will develop your awareness of suitable locations and contexts and become familiar with resources that can be used in school or college to encourage your students to learn more about the application of...

Getting to grips with A level biologyRP501

This course is aimed at teachers new to the subject of biology and will build up subject knowledge, confidence and skills through the exploration of demonstrations and practicals so that you can link basic concepts to more complex ideas. Using a range of engaging and effective strategies, you will design, deliver and...

Getting to grips with A level chemistryRP502

This course is ideal for teachers who are new or relatively new to teaching A level chemistry. The course aims to improve confidence in subject knowledge and skills appropriate to post-16 chemistry through the exploration of key ideas common to all specifications. It will support you in developing higher level...

Getting to grips with A level physicsRP503

This course is ideal for teachers who are new to the subject and aims to build subject knowledge, confidence and skills through the exploration of demonstrations and practicals so you can link basic concepts to more complex ideas. You will explore a range of engaging and effective strategies that will support you in...

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