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May
25
Wed
IOP Scotland/SSERC Physics Teachers’ Summer School
May 25 – May 27 all-day
IOP Scotland/SSERC Physics Teachers’ Summer School

The Summer School will include:

· Support for various aspects of BGE, N4, N5, Higher and Advanced Higher Physics Courses.

· A visit to the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St Andrews.

· The IOP Stirling Physics Teachers’ Meeting on Thursday 26 May 2022 (included in the Summer School course fee).

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May
26
Thu
Royal Society of Biology Annual Teachers’ Meeting
May 26 all-day
Royal Society of Biology Annual Teachers' Meeting

In partnership with SSERC, the Royal Society of Biology are delighted to announce the 25th Annual Teachers’ Meeting aimed at biology teachers from across Scotland. This year, our event will take place at The Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh.

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YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (Non formal Levels) @ Online via Teams
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (Non formal Levels) @ Online via Teams

Training for Tutor Assessors for the non-formal (Curriculum for Excellence Second, Third and Fourth Levels) version of the Young STEM Leader Programme.  The YSLP can be delivered in schools, community groups, youth groups or other relevant settings. To participate in this session, you may be a teacher, youth/ community educator, STEM ambassador or in any other role working with young people from upper primary to lower secondary age.  The training takes 2 hours and involves a mixture of trainer-led delivery as well as individual and group tasks. There are a number of pre-session tasks that we ask you to complete (45 minutes) and around 15 minutes of post-session admin tasks.

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Closing date: –Monday 25th May 2022

May
27
Fri
STEM Challenges for First and Second Level
May 27 all-day
STEM Challenges for First and Second Level

On this fully-funded course, you will learn how to deliver STEM Challenges effectively to develop learners’ skills. You will receive a kit box to take back to school and access to supportive online resources. The Early Years and Primary Team will support you to integrate a STEM Challenges progression across the curriculum within your setting, and to plan next steps.

 

 

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May
31
Tue
Satellite Reception for Beginners (Self-Study)                                                                           New for 2021/2022
May 31 all-day
Satellite Reception for Beginners (Self-Study)                                                                                                   New for 2021/2022

This self-study course has wide appeal to all physics teachers, it could be useful from BGE to AH and would be ideal for use in STEM clubs.

Aim

The aim of this course is to introduce you to a number of low-cost, practical activities that allow you to demonstrate the reception of voice or data live from both Low Earth Orbit (including GPS satellites) and Geostationary satellites.

 

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YSLP Kickstart Session @ Online via Teams
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
YSLP Kickstart Session @ Online via Teams

This session is aimed at existing Tutor Assessors looking to start delivering the programme in their centre, either after a break or as their first time delivering the award, providing a refresher on resources, assessment and quality assurance and a chance to ask questions to the YSLP team.

Closing date : Monday  30thMay 2022

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Jun
1
Wed
Science For Secondary Probationers Cohort 2 Day 2                                                                New for 2022/2023
Jun 1 all-day
Science For Secondary Probationers Cohort 2 Day 2                                                                   New for 2022/2023

A two day online and face to face programme for secondary probationer teachers focusing on a range of activities to support the delivery of CfE

The programme offers an excellent way of keeping up-to-date with developments in your subject area. At each event we aim to offer an equal number of places to Biology, Chemistry and Physics specialists.

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YSLP Information Session @ Online via Teams
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
YSLP Information Session @ Online via Teams

Want to know more about the Young STEM Leader Programme (YSLP), an exciting award which aims to spark greater interest and participation in STEM among young people in Scotland?

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Closing Date: Tuesday 31st May 2022

Jun
7
Tue
YSLP Tutor Assessor Connections: – Space @ Online via Teams
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
YSLP Tutor Assessor Connections: - Space @ Online via Teams

Tutor Assessor Connections is a monthly webinar and networking event for existing YSLP Tutor Assessors across Scotland covering a specific theme. June’s event will focus on examples of how YSLP can be used to promote Space Science.

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Jun
8
Wed
Intermediate Physics
Jun 8 – Jun 9 all-day
Intermediate Physics

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Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery
Jun 8 – Jun 9 all-day
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery

This course is designed to instruct learners on the safe use of bandsaws, circular saws and planer thicknessers. The unit also aims to instruct learners on the safe procedures for carrying out associated tasks such as blade changing.

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Jun
15
Wed
YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (All levels) @ Online via Teams
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (All levels) @ Online via Teams

Training for Tutor Assessors for both the non-formal (Curriculum for Excellence Second, Third and Fourth Levels) and formal (SCQF Levels 4, 5 and 6) Young STEM Leader Programme. This training is suitable if you are interested in delivering both versions of the programme.  The YSLP can be delivered in schools, community groups, youth groups or other relevant settings.  To participate in this session you may be a teacher, youth/community educator, STEM ambassador or in any other role working with young people from upper primary to senior secondary age, extended to college and apprenticeships.

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Closing date: – Monday 24th June 2022

Jun
16
Thu
YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (Non formal Levels) @ Online via Teams
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (Non formal Levels) @ Online via Teams

Training for Tutor Assessors for the non-formal (Curriculum for Excellence Second, Third and Fourth Levels) version of the Young STEM Leader Programme.  The YSLP can be delivered in schools, community groups, youth groups or other relevant settings. To participate in this session, you may be a teacher, youth/ community educator, STEM ambassador or in any other role working with young people from upper primary to lower secondary age.  The training takes 2 hours and involves a mixture of trainer-led delivery as well as individual and group tasks. There are a number of pre-session tasks that we ask you to complete (45 minutes) and around 15 minutes of post-session admin tasks.

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Closing date: –Monday 15th June 2022

Jun
21
Tue
Biology Summer School
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
Biology Summer School

Building on the success of previous years, this 3-day residential course will focus on practical work to support NQ (CfE) senior phase programmes in Biology and Human Biology. Laboratory sessions will follow an interactive approach aligned to the broad themes of the programmes.

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Jun
24
Fri
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery Refresher
Jun 24 all-day
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery Refresher

The purpose of this unit is to refresh learners on the safe use of bandsaws, circular saws and planer thicknessers.

The course is suitable for learners who have completed Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery within the last 5 years, and are regular users of the equipment.

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