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We take a subject-specific approach to our courses and they’ve all been designed to complement each other. We focus on the delivery of lessons, including the effective use of lab-based and non-lab-based practical activities, and our face-to-face and online courses let you pick the style of learning that suits you.
We have four series of courses available in the UK:
You may not think that reading a magazine or journal qualifies as professional development, but it can be one of the most effective ways to stay on top of advances in your field. This valuable and easily accessible approach to CPD comes in a variety of formats:
We have over 2000 free-to-access resources that you can use in your classroom and to support your professional development:
Planning tools like our Science ideas webs are designed to help you integrate science into cross-curricula lessons.
Research papers like Beyond Appearances: Students’ misconceptions about basic chemical ideas by Vanessa Kind, can help you stay on top of the latest advances and incorporate them into your lessons.
Demonstrations videos are a great way to visualise experiments in the classroom, as you’re teaching them. The videos in Exhibition Chemistry – which is part of Education in Chemistry – come with instructions and a list of everything you’ll need.
Other resources indirectly advance your professional development by supporting your day-to-day teaching:
Screen experiments are online, interactive pre-lab activities designed to support students’ practical skill development.
Curriculum mapping documents help you save time by linking to resources relevant to your specification and curricula.
High quality downloads in the form of hand-outs and worksheets can be given to your classes to engage them in all aspects of chemistry.
Games and posters create an interactive learning environment with items such as periodic table posters, top trumps and puzzles.