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CLEAPSS Supporting safe practical microbiology

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 13/12/2018

Fee: £125 + VAT (state funded school)

This hands on course provides you with all the information necessary to safely and confidently deliver microbiology practical work at KS3, GCSE and post-16

Science for lower attaining students: supporting the 1-3 agenda

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 31/01/2019

Fee: £175 + VAT (state funded school)

Within schools there are likely to be students for whom appropriate outcomes at the end of Key Stage 4 in science are in the range of grades 1 to 3. This course is designed to address needs, provision and practice for these students.

CLEAPSS electrical inspection and testing (PAT testing)

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 06/02/2019

Fee: £120 + VAT (state funded school)

Designed for staff who will be undertaking the function of carrying out inspection and testing of portable electrical equipment in schools and colleges. Although the technical content of the course has been kept as straightforward as possible, a basic understanding of electricity and electric circuits is assumed.

Stretch and Challenge

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 13/02/2019

Fee: £175 + VAT (state funded school)

Students, who are stretched and challenged, will be motivated to continue studying science. This course will consider a range of evidence based strategies that will enable you to personalise the science curriculum and determine what will work best for your students to ensure that they are engaged.

Mathematics in Science Teaching

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 28/02/2019

Fee: £175 + VAT (state funded school)

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate learning and raise attainment for science GCSE’s. This course explores the typical weaknesses in mathematics that hinder students’ ability to understand and solve scientific problems. It will give teachers an increased confidence in teaching the mathematical aspects of secondary science and the skills and strategies to meet these requirements.

Raising attainment in primary science

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 28/01/2019

Fee: £175 + VAT (state funded school)

Where there has been a drop in attainment in science it is important to identify and evaluate possible causes and consider strategies for making good lessons outstanding. During this course you will make use of self-evaluation strategies to develop an understanding of the key issues relating to the raising of attainment in your school.

Primary Teachers Science Toolkit – ½ day

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 01/02/2019

Fee: £87.50 + VAT (state funded school)

Equipping teachers with a set of resources to support and enhance their science teaching.

Time for teachers to explore and plan how to incorporate these into the classroom. Science journal, Explorify, YouTube and Reach out CPD amongst many more.

Supermarket Science

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 01/03/2019

Fee: £175 + VAT (state funded school)

This practical CPD for primary school teachers will provide you with a bank of easy to use ideas that you can take away with you to enable your pupils to conduct experiments and have fun.  Hands-on experience promotes curiosity and engagement and provides opportunities for the discussion and questioning which develop understanding.

Primary subject knowledge – Facts, Fiction & Rhyme – ½ day

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 07/03/2019

Fee: £87.50 + VAT (state funded school)

Children’s stories and poetry provide a great context for learning science. Discover the science hidden in a book. Explore STEM resources include book summaries, hints and tips for teaching the science and further stories on a similar theme.

Promoting thinking and talking in Primary Science - ½ day

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 19/03/2019

Fee: £87.50 + VAT (state funded school)

Children must be given extended opportunities to talk about their investigations, to experience the excitement of discovery and to develop higher level thinking skills. During this course you will take part in activities that will develop these skills and create an effective learning environment. Your pupils will make progress in their science learning through a range of communication strategies.

Primary subject knowledge – Hooks, Wow, Awe & Wonder – ½ day

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 03/04/2019

Fee: £87.50 + VAT (state funded school)

Understanding the importance of stimulating awe and wonder as an integral part of science education. Introducing a variety of strategies to inspire and engage pupils.

Embedding AO2 – ½ Day

Venue: City of Liverpool College

Date: 05/03/2019

Fee: £87.50 + VAT (state funded school)

Assessment Objective 2 requires pupils to apply knowledge and understanding. This course will consider ways of developing these higher order thinking skills in students, to ensure they can access all the questions on the GCSE examinations.

The challenges facing Further Education Institutions - Free Taster session

Venue: Beamont Collegiate Academy, Warrington

Date: 29/01/2019

Fee: FREE

STEM Learning are now producing courses which specifically address the challenges that Further Education Institutions face. In this taster session we will explore some of those challenges, including: adding value, developing resilience and helping students become independent learners.