Support for secondary/FE teachers

Our mission is for teachers to feel confident, knowledgeable and inspired so that all students have access to an excellent chemistry education. Our resources and programmes are designed to help deliver high-quality and engaging lessons. We support your professional development throughout your teaching career and help to connect you with other teachers and professionals through Teach Chemistry and our regional support.

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Teach Chemistry

Discover support designed to help you and your colleagues deliver high-quality, engaging chemistry lessons within a supportive science department. Get access to exclusive benefits for your school or institution, including activities and ideas linked to eight themes of effective practice. All devised to build confidence in your classroom and department

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Browse our resources designed to support your teaching of chemistry to primary, secondary and higher education students. Including our collections on analytical and practical chemistry

Education in Chemistry magazine in print and digital

Education in Chemistry

Our magazine created for chemistry teachers is full of material to support and inspire you. Published online and in print by the Royal Society of Chemistry, we deliver a teacher-tailored experience, including science articles, teaching ideas, and downloadable resources

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Teacher PD

Expand your skills, knowledge, expertise and confidence. Take a comprehensive approach to professional development with our well-rounded programme of training and learning that aims to support every aspect of your chemistry teaching

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Enrichment opportunities provided by the RSC, including experimental and theory-based chemistry competitions like the UK Chemistry Olympiad.

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Our events for teachers range from small, informal resources sessions, careers sessions and curriculum contextualisation workshops to larger events such as teacher conferences. We also run competitions for students to put their chemistry skills into action

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    Regional support

    Our Regions team support all teachers of chemistry and science across the UK and Ireland. Find out more about our work to help teachers provide their students with an excellent chemistry education

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    By liaising with decision-makers and our wider communities, we influence science education policy at school, further and higher education levels, pursuing an environment in which all young people benefit from an excellent chemistry education

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    Supporting teacher training

    We support specialist chemistry teacher training and want to help you turn subject passion into excellent teaching. Find out more about the teacher training scholarships and subject knowledge enhancement courses we can offer