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Developing Discussion in Secondary Science

Date: Monday 7th to Tuesday 8th April 2014

Time: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location : University of Ulster, Belfast Campus, BT15 1ED

An Enthuse bursary of £426 per teacher is available to participants on this 3 day course.  

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Course Dates

Course A - 7th and 8th April, 9th June, University of Ulster, Jordanstown Campus 


This course will support you to develop discussion skills in the secondary science classroom. You will be introduced to a variety of ideas and activities for developing thinking skills and interpersonal capabilities in secondary science, particularly in relation to controversial or sensitive issues. This will include using students' own questions as a basis for enquiry and developing the skills of argumentation and working with others within the context of science topics.

Participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate increased knowledge of how to manage controversial social and ethical issues associated with secondary science 
  • implement a range of strategies to promote thinking and talking about science in your own classrooms 
  • gain confidence in facilitating discussion relating to science

Book online

Please book on the Science Learning Centres website here