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A CPD treat for those running workshops

STEM learning have three free online courses via FutureLearn coming up in the next few weeks which will enable you to develop your students’ learning with engaging and effective practical lessons: Teaching practical chemistry: Explore how going beyond ‘recipe following’, teachers can use practical work in chemistry to support the explanation of theory. Discover ‘microscale’ […]

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STEM Ambassador Training

You can now book onto the programme of four free online CPD activities created especially for STEM Ambassadors by the National STEM Learning Centre. Designed to help you plan and carry out effective STEM activities, the courses will equip you with the skills and confidence to inspire young people in STEM subjects and careers. The […]

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Inspiring Young People in STEM: CPD on Futurelearn

You can now book onto the programme of four, free online CPD activities created by the National STEM Learning Centres. Designed to help you plan and carry out effective STEM activities, the courses will equip you with the skills and confidence to inspire young people in STEM subjects and careers. The four courses can be […]

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Laughing Gas, Literature and the Lamp

Lancaster University are launching a free online course on Humphry Davy on 30th October 2017. This course is about his role as both a scientist and poet. The course is called Humphry Davy: laughing gas, literature and the lamp and it has been developed in partnership with FutureLearn and the Royal Institution. If you are […]

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Free, online ‘Science Writing’ course

While we’re on the subjects of free courses, has anybody noticed this one on Futurelearn? Discovering Science: Science Writing Without science writing, science could not really exist. By recording experiments and publishing the results of studies and discoveries, scientists can share their important work, and find an engaged audience. Science writing takes many forms: from press […]