Southampton Education School

Events

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Electrical Energy for our Future: Connecting the School STEM Curriculum with the World of Work (Kent)

09:30 - 15:30, 29 April 2014

This highly informative CPD training session at Littlebrook oil-fired Power Station in Dartford is suitable for teachers and lecturers of STEM based subjects and has been developed to connect the School STEM Curriculum with the world of work. There is no charge to attend because the session fee is covered by a bursary.


Let's Get Practical with the Primary Science Curriculum

10:00 - 16:00, 20 May 2014

This practical hands-on course offers a host of practical ideas to teach the new bits of the new primary science curriculum and is suitable for KS1 and KS2 primary teachers and science subject leaders.

Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Let's Get Practical with the Primary Science Curriculum (Kent)

10:00 - 16:00, 21 May 2014

This practical hands-on course (near Sittingbourne) offers a host of practical ideas to teach the new bits of the new primary science curriculum and is suitable for KS1 and KS2 primary teachers and science subject leaders.

Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Let's Get Practical with the Primary Science Curriculum (West Sussex)

10:00 - 16:00, 22 May 2014

This practical hands-on course (in Burgess Hill) offers a host of practical ideas to teach the new bits of the new primary science curriculum and is suitable for KS1 and KS2 primary teachers and science subject leaders.

Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Teacher Conference for Post-16 Chemistry

10:00 - 16:00, 4 June 2014

There is no charge to attend this conference which is suitable for school and college post-16 chemistry teachers.

Speakers:Dr David Read

Initial Teacher Education Open Evening

17:30 - 19:00, 10 June 2014

An opportunity to find out more about routes into training to teach at primary and secondary levels


Raising Achievement in Science: Using Data Effectively in the Classroom and Developing Effective Schemes of Work

10:00 - 16:00, 19 June 2014

This one day course is suitable for Heads of Science, aspiring Heads of Science and key stage coordinators. The course will show you how to analyse data and identify key areas to improve and lead your department in producing effective schemes of work

Speakers:Lynne Pebworth and John Evans

Evaluating Interventions Through Classroom Research: Engagement and motivation (Kent)

09:30 - 15:30, 23 June 2014

There has been a recent emphasis on evidenced-based teaching & learning exemplified by the ‎work of the Education Endowment Foundation ‎‎(http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/), Dr Ben Goldacre ‎‎(https://www.gov.uk/government/news/building-evidence-into-education) and others. ‎Continual changes in assessment regimes and the requirement by ‎Ofsted ‎for evidence of both ‎pupils’ progress and effectiveness of teacher development means that it ‎is ‎essential for educators ‎to be able to evidence the outcomes of interventions and assess impact.‎

Speakers:Janice Griffiths

Planning for Teaching and Learning with the New Primary Science Curriculum 2014 (Kent)

10:00 - 16:00, 23 June 2014

This course (near Sittingbourne) aims to help teachers identify the changes to the primary science curriculum from September 2014 with guidance on implementing the changes in their schools. The course is suitable for KS1 and KS2 Primary Teachers and Science Subject Leaders.

Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Assessing and Monitoring Progress in Primary Science for Curriculum 2014 (Kent)

10:00 - 16:00, 24 June 2014

Assessing science enables teachers to track pupils' progress in order to inform future teaching and learning. With the loss of the level descriptors teachers will have to monitor and track pupils’ progress in science in a different way. This course (near Sittingbourne) is suitable for KS1 and KS2 primary teachers and science subject leaders.

Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Evaluating Interventions Through Classroom Research: Mathematics and Science (Kent)

09:30 - 15:30, 24 June 2014

There has been a recent emphasis on evidenced-based teaching & learning exemplified by the ‎work of the Education Endowment Foundation ‎‎(http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/), Dr Ben Goldacre ‎‎(https://www.gov.uk/government/news/building-evidence-into-education) and others. ‎Continual changes in assessment regimes and the requirement by ‎Ofsted ‎for evidence of both ‎pupils’ progress and effectiveness of teacher development means that it ‎is ‎essential for educators ‎to be able to evidence the outcomes of interventions and assess impact.‎

Speakers:Janice Griffiths

Introducing the Raspbery Pi

10:00 - 16:00, 24 June 2014

One day workshop for science and computing teachers

Speakers:Simon Fitzjohn

Evaluating Interventions Through Classroom Research: Post-16– transition, retention and related issues (Kent)

09:30 - 15:30, 25 June 2014

There has been a recent emphasis on evidenced-based teaching & learning exemplified by the ‎work of the Education Endowment Foundation ‎‎(http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/), Dr Ben Goldacre ‎‎(https://www.gov.uk/government/news/building-evidence-into-education) and others. ‎Continual changes in assessment regimes and the requirement by ‎Ofsted ‎for evidence of both ‎pupils’ progress and effectiveness of teacher development means that it ‎is ‎essential for educators ‎to be able to evidence the outcomes of interventions and assess impact.‎

Speakers:Janice Griffiths

Planning for Teaching and Learning with the New Primary Science Curriculum 2014 in a Creative Curriculum (West Sussex)

10:00 - 16:00, 25 June 2014

This course (in Burgess Hill) aims to help teachers identify the changes to the primary science curriculum from September 2014 with guidance on implementing the changes in their schools. The course is suitable for KS1 and KS2 Primary Teachers and Science Subject Leaders.

Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Raising Achievement in Science: Using Data Effectively in the Classroom and Developing Effective Schemes of Work (Kent)

10:00 - 16:00, 25 June 2014

This one day course is suitable for Heads of Science, aspiring Heads of Science and key stage coordinators. The course will show you how to analyse data and identify key areas to improve and lead your department in producing effective schemes of work

Speakers:Lynne Pebworth and John Evans

Evaluating Interventions Through Classroom Research: Careers and progression (Kent)

09:30 - 15:30, 26 June 2014

There has been a recent emphasis on evidenced-based teaching & learning exemplified by the ‎work of the Education Endowment Foundation ‎‎(http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/), Dr Ben Goldacre ‎‎(https://www.gov.uk/government/news/building-evidence-into-education) and others. ‎Continual changes in assessment regimes and the requirement by ‎Ofsted ‎for evidence of both ‎pupils’ progress and effectiveness of teacher development means that it ‎is ‎essential for educators ‎to be able to evidence the outcomes of interventions and assess impact.‎

Speakers:Janice Griffiths

Raising Achievement in Science: Using Data Effectively in the Classroom and Developing Effective Schemes of Work (Kent)

10:00 - 16:00, 26 June 2014

This one day course is suitable for Heads of Science, aspiring Heads of Science and key stage coordinators. The course will show you how to analyse data and identify key areas to improve and lead your department in producing effective schemes of work

Speakers:Lynne Pebworth and John Evans

Increasing Engagement in A level Chemistry Lessons

09:30 - 15:30, 27 June 2014

Suitable for A level chemistry teachers and lecturers

Speakers:Dr David Read

Annual Practical Primary Science Conference - Assessing Primary Science: Out with levels, in with learning (Brighton)

08:45 - 16:00, 2 July 2014

This one day conference led by Anne Goldsworthy at the University of Brighton is suitable for everyone involved with teaching science at infant, junior and primary school. The day will provide advice, support and practical activities to help address the big issue of assessing children's progress in science without using levels.

Speakers:Anne Goldsworthy
Debbie Eccles
Kate Blacklock

Annual Practical Primary Science Conference - Assessing Primary Science: Out with levels, in with learning (Surrey)

08:45 - 16:00, 3 July 2014

This one day conference led by Anne Goldsworthy at Charterhouse School in Godalming is suitable for everyone involved with teaching science at infant, junior and primary school. The day will provide advice, support and practical activities to help address the big issue of assessing children's progress in science without using levels.

Speakers:Anne Goldsworthy
Debbie Eccles
Kate Blacklock

Annual Practical Primary Science Conference - Assessing Primary Science: Out with levels, in with learning (Oxford)

09:00 - 16:15, 4 July 2014

This one day conference led by Anne Goldsworthy at Oxford Brookes University, is suitable for everyone involved with teaching science at infant, junior and primary school. The day will provide advice, support and practical activities to help address the big issue of assessing children's progress in science without using levels.

Speakers:Anne Goldsworthy
Debbie Eccles
Kate Blacklock

Developing inquiry skills across the Curriculum: learning about primary inquiry skills at the Mary Rose Museum

10:00 - 16:30, 9 July 2014

This event will showcase activities from a Primary Science Teaching Trust funded project that teachers, University Researchers and the Mary Rose Museum have taken part in over the last year. This one day event is free to attend for primary teachers interested in finding out more and potentially becoming involved in a science enquiry network.


Science NQT Conference (Kent)

09:30 - 15:30, 9 July 2014

For all scientists newly appointed and relatively new to teaching.

This conference for NQTs and RQTs will be held at Europe’s leading science and technology park, ‎Discovery Park at Sandwich, which hosts a range of international companies from the life science, ‎pharmaceutical, biotechnology, science and ‎technology sectors‎. ‎

Speakers:Janice Griffiths and John Coad

Heads of Science Network ‎Conference (Kent)

09:30 - 15:30, 10 July 2014

For Heads of Department and Aspiring Heads of Department.

The conference for Heads of Department and those aspiring to the position will be held at ‎Europe’s ‎leading science and technology park, Discovery Park at Sandwich, which hosts a range ‎of ‎international companies from the life science, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, ‎science ‎and ‎technology sectors ‎. ‎

Speakers:Janice Griffiths and John Coad

Understanding and Teaching Science for Key Stage 1 Teachers

10:00 - 16:00, 15 July 2014

This practical course aims to help teachers identify and teach the changes to the primary science curriculum from September 2014 for Key Stage 1.


Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Understanding and Teaching Science for Lower Key Stage 2 Teachers

10:00 - 16:00, 16 July 2014

This practical course aims to help teachers identify and teach the changes to the primary science curriculum from September 2014 for Lower Key Stage 2.


Speakers:Debbie Eccles

Understanding and Teaching Science for Upper Key Stage 2 Teachers

10:00 - 16:00, 17 July 2014

This practical course aims to help teachers identify and teach the changes to the primary science curriculum from September 2014 for Upper Key Stage 2.


Speakers:Debbie Eccles

The International Book Conference

The International Book Conference

29 - 31 July 2014

International Conference on Mathematics Textbook Research and Development 2014

Speakers:Prof. Jeremy Kilpatrick
Prof. Frederick Leung
Prof. Michal Yerushalmy

ASE FUNdaMENTAL Science - Southern Counties Annual Event

08:45 - 13:30, 27 September 2014

2014 sees the return of ASE (The Association for Science Education) FUNdaMENTAL Science event at the Mathematics and Science Learning Centre, University of Southampton. The theme of this year's event is the new national curriculum at primary and secondary, and we have two keynote speakers to bring their expertise.

Speakers:Janice Griffiths