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Summer school for newly and recently qualified science teachers NY255

Have you completed your NQT year? Do you feel that you would like to hone your skills in delivering challenging and inspirational practical activities and develop your teaching skills further to inspire and engage your students? The summer school will provide time and space to reflect upon your practice working in a...

Technicians supporting chemistry (11-19)NY605

“Unsafe and its always the same”, is something often said about chemistry practicals, this course will disprove this though a diverse range of safe, exciting and effective practicals. Through tailored sessions designed for technicians to be able to support teachers and create impactful science lessons, we will...

STEM Technicians FestivalNY637

This festival is for all school technicians to enjoy new aspects of science, technology and engineering in an amazing environment by presenters who are passionate about their subject.  Over the day you will experience hands on workshops and listen and engage with presenters who have an expertise in their field. Also...

Teaching key stage 3 chemistryNY303

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

Teaching the language of maths in scienceNY311

Ideal for teachers of science who wish to improve their understanding of the mathematics required to be successful in secondary science. By participating in this course you will explore a wide range of teaching strategies for a wide range of mathematical topics including: Arithmetic and numerical computation,...

Teaching key stage 4 chemistryNY306

Overview Teaching key stage 4 chemistry as a non-specialist can be daunting- even more so if you don’t have a science background. This course will help you get the best out of your students, by working on misconceptions, engaging with core practicals and supporting your students with the final written exam, by...

Effectively mentoring new teachersNY310

Are you new to the role of NQT mentor or simply wish to refresh your approach? The “Effectively mentoring new teachers” course will help to develop strategies and approaches to mentor colleagues new to the profession, supporting them through their first year teaching and aiding their professional development through...

Demonstrations for recently qualified chemistsNS702

 Demonstrations can be used to enrich understanding across the sciences. It is important that teachers have opportunities to improve their skills and confidence in carrying out demonstrations and to extend the repertoire of demonstrations available to them.  Through this course we seek to enhance the skills of...

Creativity in ScienceNS801

Creativity – the ability to have ideas, to solve problems that one may never have seen before, to think for oneself– is one of the most valuable life skills, and one of the most valued by universities and employers. It is the belief of the Course Team that creativity can be learnt, and taught. Coverage will include:...

KS3 Curriculum ProgressionRP775

This short course addresses factors to consider when planning an effective KS3 curriculum.  Progression to KS4 is considered as well as initial suggestions of the new Ofsted inspection framework along with other research fndings.  Participants will consider how they might sequence a KS3 curriculum, focusing on their...

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