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Science Learning Partnerships: Teacher Post-16 Further Education Courses
March 02nd 2020

Science Learning Partnerships: Teacher Post-16 Further Education Courses

Take a look at the latest courses for educators of post-16 further education provided by your local Science Learning Partnerships.

Developing Learners Resilience & Independent Learning Skills in Post-16 Science

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 to progress to higher levels of study and employment.

Tues 17th March 2020 – £125
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Whalley Range 11-18 High School, Whalley Range, M16 8GW

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Raising aspirations: linking employability, careers and the post 16 science curriculum (RA525A01)

This course will help you explore methods to raise awareness of STEM-related career opportunities in your teaching. Discover how to interpret labour market information to inform curriculum planning, how to accurately map the curriculum to embed good careers guidance (including the Gatsby benchmarks) and to ensure that learners understand how to communicate with employers. You will also find out how to embed employability skills and use STEM Ambassadors to provide real-world contexts to lessons.

Thurs 19th March 2020 – £90
12:45pm – 4:00pm
Eaton Bank Academy, Jackson Road, Congleton CW12 1NT

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A-Level Mindset in Chemistry (RA523C01)

Explore different methods to help learners manage the transition from level 2 (KS4) to level 3 (KS5), 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 metacognitive skills and motivation needed to progress to higher levels of study and employment.

-Develop strategies to secure effective transition of learners from level 2 (KS4) to level 3 (KS5)
-Develop learner’s independent learning skills to meet the demands of post 16 study
-Strengthen the resilience of learners and support their progression

Fri 20th March 2020 – £175
9:30am – 4:00pm
Whalley Range 11-18 High School, Whalley Range, M16 8GW

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Teaching A-level/KS5 Physics for the first time (RA527C)

Are you teaching KS5 physics for the first time? Perhaps you have been teaching it for a few years and are now looking for some new ideas to tackle the most common misconceptions and to get the most out of practical work? This course will improve your confidence in the subject and help you maximise the outcomes for your students. You will also develop activities to help you maximise student’s practical and mathematical skills.

-Develop engaging and highly effective approaches to the teaching of core content including practical demonstrations and investigations
-Develop a wide-skills set amongst your learners, including mathematical skills, application skills and independent learning
-Use a range of teaching and learning strategies to support all abilities and prepare learners thoroughly for examination

Wed 25th March 2020 – £175
9:30am – 3:30pm
Eaton Bank Academy, Jackson Road, Congleton CW12 1NT

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Teaching A Level Chemistry for the first time (RP529)

Are you teaching KS5 chemistry for the first time? Perhaps you have been teaching it for a few years and are now looking for some new ideas to tackle the most common misconceptions and to get the most out of practical work?

This course will improve your confidence in the subject and help you maximise the outcomes for your students. You will also develop activities to help you maximise student’s practical and mathematical skills.
-Develop engaging and highly effective approaches to the teaching of core content including practical demonstrations and investigations
-Develop a wide-skills set amongst your learners, including mathematical skills, application skills and independent learning
-Use a range of teaching and learning strategies to support all abilities and prepare learners thoroughly for examination

Date TBC Cost TBC
Times TBC
Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, 41 Greenland St, Liverpool L1 0BS

For all booking enquiries, please contact the SLP directly:  [email protected] 

Adding value and helping students to make progress in post-16 science

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 learners make outstanding progress.

-Identify and address the barriers that limit the progress of learners
-Learn how to create a positive culture for progress
-Develop teaching strategies to improve the progress of learners

Weds 18th March 2020 – £175
Oldham Sixth Form College

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Outstanding teaching and learning in A Level Chemistry

Are you looking to improve your post-16 teaching? Do you want your learners to make outstanding progress? This course is suitable for anyone who is currently teaching Key Stage 5 chemistry and wants to improve the quality of teaching and learning to the highest level. You will develop a range of strategies to move your teaching to the next level and develop the appropriate skills to support your learners.

-Explore a range of approaches to support deeper learning and teaching of more advanced content
-Use examiner reports to inform your teaching and focus the development of learner skills
-Establish a culture for outstanding teaching and learning in the classroom and laboratory

Date TBC Cost TBC
Times TBC
Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, 41 Greenland St, Liverpool L1 0BS

For all booking enquiries, please contact the SLP directly:  [email protected] 

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