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Mathematics for biology teachers up to A LevelNY284

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 GCSE and 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 this will be delivered by Rachel Godfrey, who...

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...

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...

Teaching biology: inspiring students with plant scienceNE206

Free online course to develop the way you use plants to teach across the secondary biology curriculum.The use of plants can provide novel contexts, challenge students’ preconceptions and enrich the curriculum. You will develop your confidence in using plants to teach key biological principles, explore a range of...

Teaching key stage 3 biologyNY302

Are you:teaching key stage 3 science and need help to get your head around biological principles? would you like to understand the misconceptions students have, and how best to address them?Teaching key stage 3 biology will develop your pedagogical and subject knowledge with a focus on the key principles needed 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...

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