CPD for Teachers
The Prince’s Teaching Institute provides a variety of subject-based Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for both new and experienced teachers, Headteachers and Subject Leaders. For an overview of all our courses, please click here.
Please click the links below for:
Forthcoming INSET one-day CPD Events:
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- 24 November, 2014
From molecular soup to humans - Building an evolutionary timeline
Add depth and colour to your teaching of evolution at KS4-5. Get hands on exploring fossils throughout history at the Grant Museum of Zoology and build an evolutionary timeline using the latest research.
- 25 November, 2014
Secrets to succeeding in mechanics
Explore how mathematics is fundamental to our understanding of the physical world through mathematical modelling. Update your knowledge of the fast moving field of sustainable engineering with a talk by Greenpower Education Trust, and gain confidence in making mathematical connections.
- 26 November, 2014
Modern American literature for KS5
Refresh your appreciation for the work of American literary giants including F Scott Fitzgerald. Investigate the literary and cultural history of the American novel and revivify some ‘stock cupboard classics’ as examples of seminal world literature.
- 28 November, 2014
Picturing France - Bringing art to life in the French classroom
Bring colour and vibrancy into lessons on French culture and take inspiration from an historical tour of the National Gallery, conducted in French, which will provide the basis for an exploration of French culture and history through the prism of art.
- 1 December, 2014
Nanotechnology - The science of the small
Nanotechnology is the new scientific frontier, the smallest point at which we can assemble useful technology and make scientific processes faster, much faster! Delve into the cutting edge of nanoscience and take a wealth of up-to-date information back to your department.
- 4 December, 2014
Demystify the Romantics and appreciate the depth and power of the English literary heritage through analysis of the Romantic imagination. Equip your students with an engaged understanding of representative Romantic texts as required by the new national curriculum at KS4.
- 9 December, 2014
Vocal music in the classroom
Gain the tools and the confidence to encourage singing in the classroom, consider ways of engaging pupils in singing and explore how to create challenge and progression in vocal music. Hear from leading choral conductor Bob Chilcott on his experiences leading a choir, and take part in a session led by him.
- 5 March, 2015
Teaching about ice
Join leading geographers including Professor Iain Stewart to update your core subject knowledge and develop an understanding of some fascinating and diverse ice-formed landscapes. Gain new ideas on delivering these topics in engaging ways.
- 11 March, 2015
Romeo and Juliet
Revitalise your teaching of one of Shakespeare’s enduring classics and discover how to inspire sophisticated interpretive responses in your students. Lectures and a practical session with the RSC will bring inspiration to the curricular aims of rehearsing and performing play scripts and creatively examining intonation, volume, stage business and body language.
- 11 March, 2015
Supremacy and sacred monarchy - Henry VIII's view of the Reformation
Discover the latest scholarship on the English Reformation in the reign of Henry VIII with David Starkey CBE. A tour of the Royal Collection, including items not currently on public display, will allow teachers to explore cultural approaches to the Tudor period.
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