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Distance Learning GCSE Subject Knowledge Enhancement for In-service Teachers in Physics 2015

Enhance your knowledge of Physics to a level where you will be considered to be capable of teaching at GCSE

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ABOUT THE COURSE

The GCSE Subject Knowledge Enhancement for In-Service Teachers (SKEIT) course in Physics provides additional subject knowledge support for practising teachers who do not specialise in Physics. The course is designed to improve your physics skills and knowledge and increase your confidence and effectiveness in the classroom

To enrol on this SKE course, you must be a qualified teacher currently employed in a school.

POTENTIAL BENEFITS

  • Acquire up-to-date knowledge in the latest physics teaching methods, including ICT.
  • Network with experienced physics and chemistry teachers and share ideas with other programme participants.

BENEFITS TO SCHOOLS

  • Your school will gain a specialist physics teacher.
  • Your school will benefit from access to teaching resources at the University of Sussex.
  • Supportive liaisons between the university and your school.

THE AIMS OF SKEIT PHYSICS GCSE ARE TO IMPROVE SUBJECT KNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTANDING AND CONFIDENCE TOWARDS THE STANDARD OF GCSE.

WITHIN THIS THE COURSE AIMS TO ENHANCE:

  • Independent Study skills.
  • Further knowledge about the issues of teaching science.
  • Skills of reflection on own learning.
  • Time management and organisation.
  • ICT skills including: Word processing, Spreadsheet, PowerPointâ„¢, Forum, using a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
  • Knowledge of school-based practical skills and activities associated with your subject.