New Teacher Subject Days

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Our Subject Days for newly qualified and trainee teachers are an effective way to condense a lifetime’s teaching experience into just four Saturday sessions. Designed to provide a wealth of resources, the course is delivered by experienced teacher leaders in conjunction with University academics and is designed to improve confidence and bolster ability.

  • Reasons to attend:
  • Deepens subject knowledge
  • Broadens teaching strategy and ideas
  • Makes the latest academic thinking accessible for pupils
  • Introduces teachers to a supportive peer network
  • Runs on four Saturdays
  • Provides unique teaching resources

New Teacher Subject Days 2016/17 are now open for bookings

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Eligibility and fees

The courses are open to school-based teacher trainees (e.g. School Direct, Teach First), NQTs, second and third year teachers. The full course of 4 Saturdays is offered at only £495 per participant (£425 for PTI Schools Programme members)

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English

Geography

History

Mathematics

Modern Languages

Science

English

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • Shakespeare in context
  • The Victorian novel
  • Creative writing
  • Drama as literary criticism

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Geography

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • Development and BRICS
  • Ecosystems under threat
  • Migration and urban change
  • Global resource pressure

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History

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • The world turned upside down: Tudor and Stuart upheaval
  • Empire and WW1
  • Rise of extremism: Europe after WW1
  • A world divided: The Cold War and Vietnam

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Mathematics

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Algebraic manipulation
  • Statistics and probability

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Modern Languages

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Specialist courses are run for French, German and Spanish teachers. Example topics are:
  • French: Le cinéma
  • La musique
  • L'histoire et les actualités
  • Une région et l'art
  • Spanish: La lengua meta; El arte surrealista
  • El cine de Guillermo del Toro; Cuba
  • La guerra civil española; Cuentos latinoamericanos
  • El rap español

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Science

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Specialist courses are run for Biology, Chemistry and Physics teachers. Example topics are:
  • Biology: Cell division and cancer
  • Biology: Genetics,evolution and biotechnology
  • Chemistry: Thermodynamics
  • Chemistry: Atoms and bonding
  • Physics: Electricity
  • Physics: Waves

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