Chemistry subject knowledge enhancement for non-specialists RJ356 / C01

Start date
4 Jul 22
Duration
6 Hours
Location
George Stephenson High School, Southgate, Killingworth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE12 6SA View on Google Map

Summary

This course is aimed at non-specialists that find themselves teaching chemistry, particularly to GCSE level. During the course, subject knowledge in the seven key topic areas will be covered along with common misconceptions. Strategies will be developed to help with effective teaching of the tricky bits of the curriculum and participants will be signposted to resources that will help to develop their teaching of chemistry.

Note : This course is designed to develop subject knowledge of the chemistry curriculum and there will be limited engagement with practical chemistry.

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Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • improve your subject knowledge of chemistry topics that relate to the curriculum
  • develop strategies to teach the tricky parts of the curriculum
  • use models and understand common misconceptions to ensure teaching of the subject is effective
  • utilise resources to help with development of subject knowledge

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
1 Chemistry subject knowledge enhancement for non-specialists - day 104 July 202209:00-15:00George Stephenson High School

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£185.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£370.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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