Online Secondary Science | Offers

Online secondary science offers. Take advantage of the offers below to get even better value from your CPD.

The following packages provide opportunities to network and learn with colleagues in the same role in other schools. The sessions are aimed at subject leaders and other key school staff. Each session is professionally facilitated by STEM consultants.

 

FEES

Fees shown are for maintained (state-funded) schools.

 

BOOKINGS

Online bookings close 36 hours before course start date. Last minute bookings can be made by email and not the website.

For any queries regarding a course please contact Anna Cummings on STEM@dtsa.org.uk.

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Using the Ofsted research review: Science to move your curriculum towards excellence

Following the publication of the Ofsted Research Review: science in 2021, this course is designed to enable participants, from any phase, to review their curriculum against the key messages. The course will highlight the key findings and provide a facilitated forum for sharing ideas with peers. Participants will work together, evaluating their curriculum against Ofsted’s findings and planning next steps in the development of their curriculum. Facilitator support will be available to begin any re-design process following this evaluation.

Bursary

Delegates from the Derby and Nottingham areas can claim a £100 bursary towards this course.  Please email STEM@DTSA.org.uk to claim.

Dates:

  • 3 March 2022
  • 8 March 2022
  • 14 March 2022
  • 22 March 2022

Time: 4pm – 5.15pm
Venue: Online
Cost: £185

Working with higher attaining students

The aim of this CPD is to focus on those skills within all specifications which are specifically targeted at higher attaining students and consider how those skills can be successfully taught within the curriculum structure.

Bursary

Delegates based in the Nottingham and Derby areas will be able to claim a bursary for this course.  Email STEM@DTSA.org.uk for availability.

Sharing practise

Dates:

  • 10 March 2022
  • 17 March 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm
Cost: £95

Secondary Chemistry Subject Knowledge Enhancement

in conjunction with Derby Research School

This third session will focus on Chemistry, looking at common topics which span the gap from primary (KS2) to secondary (KS3).  There will be an emphasis on Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) for those who might be looking to improve their understanding in this particular area of science, those new to teaching science, or more experienced teachers interested in the development of learning between key stages.

Date: 10 March 2022

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5.30pm
Cost: Free

Practical Chemistry for Technicians

This course has been designed to give an overview of the needs and roles of a technicians supporting chemistry practical’s in a secondary school. We will explore chemical handling, storage, disposal, health ands safety, making up solutions and gases and have a look t through lives demonstrations of some innovative chemistry practical’s to include in your departments schemes of work.

Bursary

Delegates from the Derby and Nottingham Areas can claim £50 bursary towards this course.  Please email STEM@DTSA.org.uk to claim.

Introduction to A-Level Chemistry

Date: 22 March 2022

Venue: Online
Time:
 9am-12pm
Cost: £95

Health and Safety for Technicians

This course will cover the basics of health and safety knowledge needed to ensure yourself and your department  are working safely in science education. We will explore common Health and Safety issues, responsibilities, training, emergency measures, systems, security and risk assessments for teacher and technician activities.

Bursary

A bursary of £50 is available for Derby and Nottingham Delegates. Please email STEM@DTSA.org.uk to claim.

Date: 29 March 2022

Venue: Online
Time:
 9am-12pm
Cost: £95

Organising a prep room

Are you a senior technician or a lone technicians running a prep room in your school or college/ If you are then this course can help you make sure you are providing an efficient practical service to students in your institution. We will explore, procedures and systems, security, maintenance and checks, time management and storage in this three hour course.

Bursary

A bursary of £50 is available for Derby and Nottingham Delegates. Please email STEM@DTSA.org.uk to claim.

Date: 31 March 2022

Venue: Online
Time:
 9am-12pm
Cost: £95

Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Science Learning Partnership (SLP), trading as Developing Teachers of Science Association (DTSA) covers the entire geographical area including Derby and Nottingham for STEM Learning UK. Our aim is to allow all staff to support students to ensure they are the best that they can be. We are proud to have provided teachers, technicians and other educators with high impact, subject-specific professional development in science and the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.