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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....

STEM teacher lead trainingNY724

Supporting STEM specialists who work with teachers, subject leaders/coordinators and senior managers to provide training as part of the National STEM Learning Centre and Network. The two days of training will develop excellence in course leadership and introduce the impact and evaluation mechanisms that ensure a high...

CLEAPSS preparation room management and health and safety for senior techniciansRP630

This one-day discussion-based course explores and shares ideas for good preparation room management. It is intended for senior technicians and those aspiring to become senior technicians.Participants are encouraged to bring along pictures of their own preparation rooms to share with the group. These could include...

Bioinformatics: biology meets computer scienceNY268

This unique professional development experience has been designed in association with the Francis Crick Institute, one of the world's leading medical research institutes.Genomics is an area of the biology curriculum which is quickly changing as sequencing techniques becomes faster. Bioinformatics, the use of...

Unpicking the examiner's report A level biologyNY271

The first run of the new A level exams will highlight areas where students are struggling.  An in depth analysis of the examiners' subject reports is crucial to support development of your teaching and learning approaches in biology A level.Hands-on sessions with examination experts will enable you to delve into...

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...

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