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Successfully navigating team changes


Staff change is unavoidable, but there are ways to smooth the transition – including cake

Education in Chemistry - Staffroom articles

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STEM is an attractive career prospect for young women and girls


The key is to use clever ways to get them engaged early

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Why equity and inclusion are key issues for chemistry teachers


Louise Archer from the ASPIRES project explains the reasons you should prioritise science capital in your classroom

  • Your guide to the UK Chemistry Olympiad

  • Why you and your students should get involved in the Olympiad

  • ‘It’s a really enjoyable experience’

  • How to run a successful Chemistry Olympiad club

  • ‘Having a go at something really difficult builds confidence’

  • Simply the best – classic questions from UK Chemistry Olympiads

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Teacher well-being hub

The place to go for ideas and strategies on supporting your well-being and maintaining good mental health

  • Peek inside Rose’s lab at Frederick Gent School

  • Inside the labs at Long Road Sixth Form College

  • A rare look inside a small island school: Castlebay Community School

  • Look inside the teaching spaces at St Clare’s, County Leitrim

  • Take a look inside Falkirk High’s teaching spaces

  • Check out the labs at Lawnswood School in Leeds

  • Discover the one-of-a-kind labs at St Columba’s College in Dublin

  • Sneak a look inside the labs of St Ambrose High in Scotland

  • Explore Kemi’s inspirational teaching space

  • The new labs at Launceston College in Cornwall

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Quick science-themed crossword

Challenge your scientific knowledge with this quick, brain-teasing crossword

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Enhance students’ learning and development with digital resources


Tips and a model to improve learners’ understanding and develop vital skills using digital learning

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Longer classes: what’s the verdict?


Discover why one school has switched to fewer, longer lessons in a school day – and how it’s going

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Reviewing the ECF


Do new teachers leave the early career framework a five-star review or are they left with a bad taste in their mouths?