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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....

Using evidence to demonstrate students' progress in science over timeNY281

Do you know what stage each of your students is at with their learning?Do you know which misconceptions your students hold that need to be addressed?With an emphasis on sourcing and using evidence to prove students progress, you will gain support with developing feedback to ensure your students make progress. You will...

Unpicking the examiners' report: GCSE biologyNY282

The first run of the new GCSE exams the results will highlight areas where students are struggling with biology. An in depth analysis of the examiners' subject reports is crucial to developing your teaching and learning approaches in biology GCSEHands-on sessions with examination experts will enable you to dive into...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Biology for non-specialistsNY290

Are you teaching key stage 3 or 4 biology for the first time? Would you like to understand the misconceptions students have and how best to address them?Focus on the key principles needed to teach biology effectively through the use of stimulating practical activities and demonstrations. Explore and refine the...

Develop your subject knowledge to teach a level biologyNY293

Are you teaching or about to teach post-16 biology? Finding some topics tricky to get your head around? Increase your confidence in your own subject knowledge by reviewing common misconceptions in biology. Examine difficult biological concepts whist being supported by experienced subject experts.This is a residential...

Inspiring post-16 biologyNY501

This course provides many opportunities to develop engaging approaches to core topics in biology whilst discussing advances in biology which put the subject content into context. The aim is to improve the teaching of post-16 biology by engaging in a wide variety of stimulating sessions which introduce active and...

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