Secondary

17
Jan
2019

Coaching, a Reflective Practice

Thursday, 17 January 2019 2:00 pm
£40.00

Course leader: Jennie Long

This course is suited to anyone wishing to learn basic coaching skills in an educational context. This may refer to the coaching of students or other members of staff so is relevant to a wide range of colleagues.

  • How to structure a coaching session
  • Questioning methds
  • The importance of listening
  • Specific templates to use
  • The differences between coaching and mentoring
17
Jan
2019

Innovate: Teachers as Researchers - What to research and how to get started?

Thursday, 17 January 2019 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
Free

Course leader: Meera Chudusama

This is an opportunity for both teaching and associate staff to condect a mini research project in their own schools under guidance of Meera, the Editor of our Innovate journal and a Masters graduate. 

23
Jan
2019

Teach meets - Feedback and smart marking

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 4:00 pm
Free

A chance to meet with like-minded professionals looking at Feedback and Smart marking. How to give valuble feedback to your learnings in a time efficient manner

Course leader: Sarika Patel

Sarika is a Secondary Science specialist and a keen member of Oakgrove's T&L group. She has recently sat on the Feedback and Marking panel and is enthusiastic about extending the benefits of participation in these informal network meetings to a wider audience.

26
Feb
2019

Successful mentoring for students

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 2:00 pm -4:00 pm
£40.00

This course would be suitable for secondary teachers, partcularly those with a pastoral responsibility.

The course will cover:

  • the importance of a mentoring system
  • identifying students that can benefit from a student or adult mentor
  • a range of strategies which can be implemented during mentoring
  • secure intranet logging system
  • a set of scenarios with opportunities to discuss the different ways of approaching them

Course leader: Toni gordon

Toni is a Head of Year at Oakgrove School overseeing both behaviour and safeguarding; a trained Designated safeguarding Lead, Drigs office and also in charge of a successful mentoring programme.

07
Mar
2019

EM Spectrum

Thursday, 07 March 2019 4:30 am -6:00 pm
Free

A hands on workshop introducing ideas for teaching the electromagnetic spectrum, from radio waves to x-rays. This includes practical activities, demonstrations and computer resources to help you make the topic more relevant and interactive for pupils.

Course leader: Liz Nourshargh

Dr Liz Nourshargh is currently Director of Science at Lord Grey School, having taught Physics in Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire since 2001.   She has also been the Institute of Physics Teacher Network Coordinator for Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes since 2010.

19
Mar
2019

How to develop personalised teacher CPD in your school

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 4:00 pm -5:30 pm
£40.00

This coures is aimed at Middle and Senior Leaders to aid developing personalised CPD and evidencing the impact on teaching and learning.

The course will:

  • Share best practice on how to develop personalised CPD
  • Provide ideas for how to evidence impact of CPD on rapidly improving teaching and learning 
  • How to make this managable and avoid increasing workload
  • Share best practice and ideas on how to monitor impact and support teams to achiev performance management targets

Course leader: Sara Boyce

Sara is a Headteacher with over 10 years experience as a Head and Deputy Head in a range of primary schools and settings. Sara is currently working with schools in Buckinghamshire as a consultant Headteacher for school improvement.

27
Mar
2019

Teach meets - Engaging revision resources

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 4:00 pm -5:30 pm
Free

A chance to meet with like-minded professionals looking at engaging revision resources and how to keep students motivated during praparation for assessment.

Course leader: Sarika Patel

Sarika is a Secondary Science specialist and a keen member of Oakgrove's T&L group. She has recently sat on the Feedback and Marking panel and is enthusiastic about extending the benefits of participation in these informal network meetings to a wider audience.

16
May
2019

innovate: Teachers as Researchers - How to investigate with the best toolbox

Thursday, 16 May 2019 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
FREE

Course leader: Meera Chudusama

This is an opportunity for both teaching and associate staff to condect a mini research project in their own schools under guidance of Meera, the Editor of our Innovate journal and a Masters graduate. 

04
Jun
2019

innovate: Teachers as Researchers - Celebration of practice

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 4:00 pm - Thursday, 30 November 2017
Free

Course leader: Meera Chudusama

This is an opportunity for both teaching and associate staff to condect a mini research project in their own schools under guidance of Meera, the Editor of our Innovate journal and a Masters graduate. 

27
Jun
2019

Rocket Launchers Make and Take

Thursday, 27 June 2019 4:30 pm -6:00 pm
Free

Build your own “rocket” launcher. You can then use the compressed air launcher in the classroom to engage students with the design of the rockets. Through modifications such as adding fins or altering the shape of the nose cone, students can theorise and then try out how a rocket’s flight path can be affected.

 

Workshops are fully funded by the Institute of Physics and free for all teachers of Physics to attend.  For further details or to book a place please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr Liz Nourshargh is currently Director of Science at Lord Grey School, having taught Physics in Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire since 2001.   She has also been the Institute of Physics Teacher Network Coordinator for Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes since 2010.

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