CPD

  • The National STEM Learning Centre and Network provide high quality tailored CPD activities around the UK.
    • Participate in a free webinar on 'Flipped Learning' on 19th April 2016. Understand how you could use flipped learning in your science classroom, find resources that support the scheme of work you are teaching and ask questions with the presenter on how they use flipped learning. Click here for more information.
    • Building Confidence as a Newly Qualified Mathematics Teacher is a one day programmer that will take place on 22nd April 2016 and again on 1st November 2016. Participants will explore what makes good mathematics teaching, experience teaching methods which will help develop teaching and learning in mathematics and complete a gap task in order to put theory into practice. Click here for more information.
    • The STEM Insight Programme provides a placement hosted at either a university or employer premises, you'll be able to develop your knowledge of STEM careers and study routes to help support your students progress within education or employment. In addition to this fantastic experience, you'll be fully supported throughout with a tailored package of face-to-face and online CPD. Click here for more information. 

 

  • BAE Systems Early Careers Awareness Programme. This is a two-day teacher and technician CPD programme that combines an awe-inspiring hands-on day at a local BAE Systems site, free resources from the Royal Academy of Engineering and a follow-up conference three months later at the National STEM Learning Centre. Day one will take place on 11th March 2016 at BAE Systems Portsmouth, The Airport, Portsmouth PO3 5PQ. It will include a tour of the site, training on how to use the brand new Royal Academy of Engineering resource, 'Drones: friend or foe" and an opportunity find out about further careers and STE support available through BAE Systems and other partner organisations. Day two will take place on 27th June 2016 at the National STEM Learning Centre, York, YO10 5DD and will give participants a hands on experience of the recruitment process used for apprentices and graduates and help develop strategies to help better prepare students for life after the classroom. For further information on costs, bursaries and how to register, download the programme flyer.

 

  • TESLA offers a wide range of professional and leadership development courses to enrich learning and progression, for teachers and other school staff to enhance the learning at any career stage. Read more about their RQT Leadership Programme here.

 

  • The Barefoot Computing Project has been funded by the DfE and BT to develop cross-curricular teaching resources for Primary teachers to help with the new aspects of the Computing curriculum. Alongside these resources, self-teach materials have been produced, so that teachers can develop their own understanding of the concepts and practices of computing. All teachers can access these resources for free at www.barefootcas.org.uk

 

  • The National STEM Centre has teamed up with the National Science Learning Network to provide tailored CPD activities from across the UK. Whether you are looking for one-day course in your area, an online interactive course or would like to join us in York for intensive training, we’ve got something for you

 

  • Polymer Study Tours 2016. Free intensive four day residential CPD courses for practising and trainee secondary school Science and D&T teachers designed to improve knowledge and understanding of polymers. The Polymer Study Tours were initiated by the Worshipful Company of Horners in 1987 and are based at the Universities of Edinburgh Napier, London Metropolitan and Manchester. Download the flyer for more information and how to register.