£70 – £125

ASE/UCL Institute of Education - London Science Technicians Conference 2017

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UCL Institute of Education

University College London

20 Bedford Way

London

WC1H 0AL

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This popular, one-day conference offers a choice of workshops covering a variety of topics and a chance to network with other school technicians. There will also be a Market Place of organisations and suppliers which you can visit at registration, break and lunch. Highlights include:-

  • Messages from three awarding bodies on developing practical sciences towards science GCSEs
  • Keynote speech by Steve Jones (director of CLEAPSS) on the current challenges facing practical sciences
  • A choice of workshops covering a range of topics
  • An opportunity to network with other school technicians
  • A market place of organisations and suppliers

Lunch and refreshments are included in the fee.

Programme

09.00 Registration, Coffee and Market Place

09.30 Keynote

Keep it Practical – current challenges facing practical science Steve Jones, CLEAPSS

10.00 Session 1 options:

1A Practicals for GCSE Sciences AQA AQA Representative
1B Developing Practicals Science Skills at GCSE (OCR) David Paterson, OCR
1C GCSE 2016 Science (9-1) Practical Work Stephen Nugus, Pearson Edexcel

11.00 Coffee and Market Place

11.30 Session 2 options:

2A Make it! Jane Major, CLEAPSS
2B Master the Dark Side! Paul Cook, Burlington Danes Academy
2C Easy Demonstrations in Physics Robert Birke, Institute of Physics

12.30 Coffee and Market Place

13.30 Session 3 options:

3A Running a STEM Club Angie Rideout, Dagenham Park School
3B Getting things working in Physics Raj Joshi, Seven Kings School
3C Chemistry in the New Curriculum Karen Gill, Gladesmore Community School

14.30 Closing statements and evaluation

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University College London

20 Bedford Way

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United Kingdom

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