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Adding value and helping students make progress in post 16 science RP524

This course will give you the chance to gain an understanding of the drivers and barriers to student progress, and discover teaching and learning strategies to maximise progress of learners. Learn how to use analytical data to diagnose and remedy problems/issues, and develop practical strategies to ensure that all...

Bioinformatics: computer science meets biologyCY221

This unique professional development experience has been designed in association with the Francis Crick Institute, one of the world's leading medical research institutes. Python is widely used by scientists around the world, for data analysis and more. By applying Python to the context of cancer research, you will...

Bring it On: engineering inspiration for secondary school teachers, STEM coordinators and careers specialistsTV702

Are you looking for help in describing what engineering is to your students? Do you want the chance to speak to real engineers and find out how they can inspire your students to look at engineering as a career? Bring it On: engineering inspiration for secondary school teachers, STEM coordinators and careers...

Building and leading a productive science team in your schoolRP341

Are you worried about the time and effort wasted between science colleagues because of poor communication, misunderstandings, or a lack of mutual accountability and collective purpose? This interactive session provides and works through many ideas you can take forward with the department team which you lead. It is...

Creative coding with Sonic PiCY249

Sonic Pi provides a way to engage a wider group of students with computational thinking. This popular software creates music based on programming. Through the creative process students receive fast feedback, develop debugging skills and increase their confidence through tinkering and exploration.Join the creator of...

Developing learner’s resilience and independent learning skills in post 16 science RP523

Explore different methods to help learners manage the transition from level 2 to level 3, cope with the challenges of independent learning and develop the resilience to endure a full post-16 programme. Develop strategies to ensure that the culture of the classroom is right and that learners develop the skills needed...

Differentiating for learning in STEM teachingNE702

Online course. Flexible participation. Improve your practice of differentiating for learning, by diagnosing your students' current levels of understanding and differentiating for learning by task. Led by experts in assessment for learning Dylan Wiliam, Chris Harrison and Andrea Mapplebeck. Join this course to...

How to enrich your science curriculum by engaging with external STEM partnersRP716

This one day event delivered as a series of workshops which will give advice and tips on how to boost STEM engagement for your school or college. We will share our local knowledge of STEM providers we have worked with and help you plan an enriched STEM activity calendar for your school or college to engage your...

Inspiring students through a farming contextRP708

This event takes place at the arable industry's leading technical event, Cereals 2017. The CPD, run in collaboration with the Institute of Agricultural Engineers, will enable teachers to link with the cutting edge research and industry experts to enhance subject knowledge, widen understanding of the technical...

Introduction to citizen science and the internet of things with BBC micro:bit and Raspberry PiCY220

The BBC micro:bit and Raspberry Pi computers are transforming the education landscape. Bringing powerful computing, data logging and analysis to the classroom, these versatile devices create new opportunities and enable exciting collaborative projects. This course is an introduction to a collaborative project that...

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