Assessment CPD

Assessment science courses for teachers and science leads – STEM CPD LIVE* Remote delivery science courses.

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.

* These courses are live and not recorded and cannot be watched back at a later date.


Online bookings close 24 hours before the 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


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

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EP2414 Teaching and Assessment in Primary Science Network

RK121 A40

This course is 3 of 3 that aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment which will have a positive impact on children’s learning.


Fully funded for schools from Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas only. 

All other bookings should be made on course RK121 A55.

Primary science

Date: 24 June 2024

Venue: Online
Time: 2pm – 3.30pm
Cost: Free

EP2538 Leading Change in Primary Science Assessment

RK198 A239

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to best practice in leading change in Assessing Primary Science. This course will give primary subject leaders and teachers the opportunity to explore how to lead change in primary science assessment and a chance to investigate the resources that are available in the wider educational world.

This course is ideal for primary school teachers who want to familiarise themselves with how to lead change in primary science assessment in their school.


Free for schools from Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton Only. All other schools can be booked using the sister code RK198 A240 for £40 and £60 respectively.

Maths science primary teacher child assessment leading

Date: 1 July 2024

Venue: Online
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Cost: Free


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In-person courses are available in your local area which are great for networking and practicals, and a list of past courses is available to view showing courses we are able to run again on request.

Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire and Leicester, Leicestershire & Northants Science Learning Partnerships (SLP), trading as Developing Teachers of Science Association (DTSA), cover the entire geographical area including Derby, Nottingham, Leicester & Northampton 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.