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KS3 science for non-scientistsNY285

Are you teaching KS3 science for the first time? Would you like to understand the misconceptions students have, and how best to address them? This course has been designed to focus on the key principles needed to teach science effectively through the use of stimulating practical activities and demonstrations. We will...

New and aspiring heads of scienceNY200

New to the role of head of science or are you ready to take on the challenge and looking for promotion? This course is designed to provide the strategies and techniques you will need to be successful. It will run at the National Science Learning Centre over 9 days with three residential periods and a webinar which...

NQT Weekend: Boosting your teaching- practical scienceNY301

Your first year of teaching can be challenging. Reinvigorate yourself with one of our weekend courses to boost your teaching. This weekend focuses on practical science - explore effective ways to approach all the core GCSE practicals across chemistry, physics and biology, as well as developing good practical...

NQT Weekend: Boosting your teaching- teaching the tricky bitsNY300

Your first year of teaching can be challenging. Reinvigorate yourself with one of our weekend courses to boost your teaching. This weekend on "the tricky bits" helps you with the more challenging parts of the secondary science curriculum, including ways to diagnose and support students with learning across the three...

Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6NY065

Materials, rocks, changing state and much more are explored in this practical subject knowledge based course. You will develop your subject knowledge of chemistry within the primary curriculum from Reception to Year 6.  Discover why chemistry is essential for gaining an understanding of the world and how we can set...

Reaching for grade 9 in scienceNY270

Grade 9 GCSEs will be a challenge for even top ability students to reach. Pushing the demand beyond the current A* requires stretching students and embedding a much deeper understanding of the science content and context. This course will enable you to support your students in: high quality practicals tackling the...

Reaching for grade 9 in scienceNY270

Grade 9 GCSEs will be a challenge for even top ability students to reach. Pushing the demand beyond the current A* requires stretching students and embedding a much deeper understanding of the science content and context. This course will enable you to support your students in: high quality practicals tackling the...

Science for complex needsNY288

When it comes to ensuring students with complex educational needs make the progress they should, overcoming the barriers to learning is vital. Examine and overcome potential barriers to learning in the laboratory considering both theory work as well as the careful planning of practical work in order to maximise the...

Science for complex needsNY288

When it comes to ensuring students with complex educational needs make the progress they should, overcoming the barriers to learning is vital. Examine and overcome potential barriers to learning in the laboratory considering both theory work as well as the careful planning of practical work in order to maximise the...

Strategies for developing thinking skills in scienceNY295

Do you want to find more creative ways to develop your students thinking? Would you like to engage a wider range of students through innovative teaching practices? Explore research-based strategies for developing students’ thinking skills in science. Discover how to diversify teaching and learning to promote...

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