Designing your science curriculum for success NY287 / B21

Start date
21 Jul 22
Duration
2 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, York YO10 5DD How to find us

Summary

High-quality teaching and learning, whether in the classroom or in remote teaching, is underpinned by effective curriculum design. Teachers will explore different evidence-informed aspects of a well thought-out curriculum and how to develop these in their own departments. 
You will have chance to consider effective subject knowledge, well-planned, embedded practical and maths skills and thinking on progression to help specialist and non-specialist teachers in your department. There will also be discussion and sharing of ideas from the different teachers oin the course and chance to ask questions that are specific to your setting and needs.   
This course will encourage departments to take a wide-ranging view of their teaching and with support from experts in different parts of the curriculum, will challenge an support them to develop their thinking further. 

Who is it for?

Classroom teachers and heads of science from all UK secondary schools.

What topics are covered?

This two-day course covers:
  • What makes up an effective science curriulum?
  • Progression through the curriculum
  • Mathematics and literacy in the science curriculum
  • Practical progression and working scientifically
  • Woking with your department
  • Inclusion and diversity
Not sure yet? Here is a free taster which will give you a better understanding of what to expect once you join the course. Please note, this is a free short activity you can do in your own time.

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered either remotely, face to face at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, or as a blend of both approaches.Please see the 'Scheduled dates' section on the top right hand side of this page to choose the date and delivery mode that suit you best.

How long is this course?

Two days

Who is the course leader?

  • Louise Herbert

    I am secondary science professional development leader at the National STEM learning centre. I previously taught for over 20 years in
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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • explore a range of curriculum designs for secondary science
  • identify good practice and research behind effective science curriculums
  • develop effective support for enhancing teaching and learning in science
  • map your own curriculums to suit your own schools needs

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Designing your science curriculum for success - day 1 face to face21 July 202211:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Designing your science curriculum for success - day 2 face to face22 July 202209:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre

Notes

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

Alternative dates

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