Secondary Science | Technicians

Secondary Science Technicians Courses and network meetings. 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.

Upcoming Courses

Effective Demonstrations

Are you a science technician or new science teacher that wants to improve your demonstration techniques in the classroom? If so this course will help you understand what makes a science demonstration effective, how to enhance the learning potential of a demonstration, think about what students are learning and how to engage them, health and safety and develop your repertoire of demonstrations

This session will be online with live and video demonstrations to enhance your SOW.

 

Bursary

For delegates from Derby and Nottingham there is a £50 bursary available.  Please send an email to STEM@DTSA.org.uk to claim

Demonstrate teach show

Date: 15 February 2021

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

Technicians Supporting Biology

We can support you in identifying the CPD support that you need, provide CPD activity directly from our programme of courses, or work with you to tailor the content to meet your requirements.

Secondary Science | Biology

Date: 25 February 2021

Time: 1pm – 4pm
Venue: Notre Dame High School, Sheffield
Cost: £80

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 2021

Time: 9am – 12pm
Venue: Online
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.

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Date: 29 March 2021

Time: 9am – 12pm
Venue: Online
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.

science lab laboratory pre room technician

Date: 31 March 2021

Time: 9am – 12pm
Venue: Online
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.