CPD events in September

CPD events in September

29 Aug 2019

Check out the following CPD events put on by STEM Learning in September.

11 Sep 2019, 9:30 – 16:00 – Assessment and progression in primary science

Evidence shows that effective Assessment for Learning (AfL) leads to raised attainment. Throughout the course we will identify how you can integrate and embed assessment practices into your science teaching and acquire a deeper understanding of progression.

(The Dean Academy, Church Road, Lydney GL15 5DZ View on Google Map)

16 Sep 2019 – Introducing assessment for learning – 3 week online course

(with mentor support available until 18/10/19)


Improve your responsiveness as a teacher and support all students learning and understanding in STEM subjects with assessment for learning approaches. In this introductory course you will explore intentional dialogue and learn how to create hinge-point questions for STEM subjects, drawing upon leading experts and ideas shared by other teachers. You will engage with research informed classroom approaches that have been shown to improve student understanding and performance.

This course is for teachers, curriculum leaders, teaching assistants, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in teaching science, engineering, technology, computing or mathematics. It’s suitable for educators working at primary, secondary or further education (ages 5-19 years).


23 Sep 19 – Managing behaviour for learning – 5 week online course

(mentor supported until 08/11/19)

Transform your classroom by making small shifts in your own behaviour. You will develop a good understanding of how to be proactive about encouraging good behaviour in your classroom and reactive in responding calmly to poor behaviour. Other areas covered in this course include how to develop the habits of effective behaviour management; mechanisms for communicating success with students, parents and colleagues; how to use group rewards to change behaviour; and how to manage difficult confrontations.

This course is for teachers, teaching assistants, supply teachers, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in the education of young people at primary, secondary or further education (ages 5-19 years).

This course takes around three hours per week to complete. You can choose when and where to participate, studying around your work and life commitments.