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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.

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 Summer School Lecture 2014
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Bill Bryson: An even shorter history of nearly everything

This June, Bill Bryson will join us to speak about the most important things he learnt while researching and writing A Short History of Nearly Everything, including why it is so important to value what science can do for us. Please click here for full information or to buy tickets.

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Forthcoming INSET one-day CPD Events:


  1. 26 June, 2014
    Rebuilding the Elephant and Castle: An urban regeneration fieldwork day
    This fieldwork day will be focused around creating newer and more engaging case study material for urban regeneration, and will be based at the Elephant & Castle. It is suitable for teachers who would like to develop a fresh case study of rapid urban change, and will enable them to update their knowledge and understanding of regeneration through discussion with key players in the area’s redevelopment.


  1. 7 July, 2014
    Exploring Rhythm: From Africa to Brazil
    The focus of this day will be rhythm. During the day you will learn through a combination of lectures and practical workshops an authentic world music repertoire. Experts in their field will teach how to play authentic West African Kpanlogo and Brazilian Rio-style Samba music. You will also have the opportunity to reflect with other music teachers on how you could teach this repertoire in the classroom
  2. 10 July, 2014
    Cells and Reproduction: Connecting the KS3 curriculum with recent developments in cell biology
    Come and join us to find out all about the latest innovative ideas in cellular research. We will explore the latest developments in three parent reproduction, the latest in ground-breaking cancer research, the key issues surrounding the use of animals for organ transplants, and how all this can be used to fully engage, inspire and challenge your students in the classroom.
  3. 10 July, 2014
    Food for thought: The science of digestion
    A tour of digestion from chewing to the after effects of a poor diet. An opportunity for Biology teachers to enrich, invigorate and deepen learning about food and digestion.
  4. 10 July, 2014
    Approaching Shakespearean tragedy
    This day will explore approaches to teaching Shakespearean tragedy at Key Stage 3. We will look to examine the idea of the ‘tragic hero’ and its presentation in ‘King Lear’ and ‘Macbeth’.
  5. 10 July, 2014
    "Here there is no why": The challenges of teaching the Holocaust
    This day will help to explore how understanding the history of the Holocaust, within the discipline of history, is uniquely powerful and vital in engaging students in the issues surrounding the Holocaust.