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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...

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...

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...

Effective A Level practical work: BiologyNY312

With complex practical questions now commonplace in biology examinations 'Effective A Level Practical Work: Biology' will provide you with a range of both practical and pedagogical experience to support the required practicals by developing students practical assessment skills in novel contexts. Run alongside...

Practical plant science and ecology for secondary schoolsNY260

Plant science and ecology can often be a frustrating topic with a perceived lack of activities and practicals that work. This 3 day course in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society, will allow teachers and technicians to explore a diverse range of engaging activities and practicals to put into their schemes...

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