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Building Expertise in the New Curriculum - University of Huddersfield

Saturday 22nd November 2014

Yorkshire Regional Joint Conference, supported by the University of Huddersfield. An excellent CPD opportunity with national and regional speakers to explain the latest changes in curriculum and assessment and to support and develop the best teaching and learning.

Yorkshire Regional Joint Conference: Building Expertise in the New Curriculum

Time: 09:30 am to 04:30 pm

Location : University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH View directions and map

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Conference RatesFee
Conference registration (includes lunch and refreshments) £60

A full programme including a keynote address and a choice of sessions covering topics for primary, secondary and technicians, from a range of speakers each selected for the contribution they can make to developing science education. This conference will focus on the changes that science educators will need to implement for pupils including new programme of study, assessing without levels, progress measures, working scientifically, GCSE Criteria and assessing practical work 

Programme -22 November 2014, 9.30am - 4.30pm

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9.00 Registration

9.45 Session 1 

1A What’s going on for Science Technicians? Simon Quinnell, National SLC For all technicians
1B Outstanding science: Innovative resources and local contexts Joy Parvin, Director, CIEC For KS1/KS2 Teachers
1C Biology KS1: Fulfilling the new curriculum requirements Kathy Schofield, Primary Science Teaching Trust For KS1 Teachers
1D The New Curriculum: Creative approaches to implementation Rosemary Feasey, Primary Science Consultant For KS1/KS2 Teachers
1E Mathematics in the new science curriculum Richard Needham, Science Consultant & SCORE Committee ASE Rep For KS3/KS4 Teachers
1F Implications of Ofsted’s report ‘Maintaining Curiosity’ Pete Robinson, Immediate Past Chair of ASE, For KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4 Teachers
1G A careers and science workshop Pat Morton, Sheffield Hallam Uni For KS3/KS4/Post16 Teachers
1H Joined up: Build a coherent 11-16 science curriculum Tony Sherborne, Sheffield Hallam Uni For KS3/KS4 Teachers

10.45 Refreshments 

11.15 Keynote

What really matters in science education - Prof Sir John Holman, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of York and previously Director at the NSLC, Senior Education Adviser to the Wellcome Trust and Gatsby Foundation.

12.10 Session 2

2A Technicians Supporting Practical Work in the Laboratory Margaret Deacon & Joanne Beevers, Senior Science Technicians For all Technicians
2B Researching young children’s interest in science Zoe Crompton, Uni of Leeds For Foundation/KS1 Teachers
2C Learning Outside the Classroom - How & Why Rosemary Feasey, Primary Science Consultant For KS1/KS2 Teachers
2D Evolution and Inheritance in the new National Curriculum Stuart Naylor, Millgate House Education For KS1/KS2 Teachers
2E Are we world class in science? Oliver Stacey, NFER For KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4 Teachers
2F Ensuring key stage progression in the National Curriculum Sue Atkinson, York Local Authority For KS1/KS2/KS3 Teachers
2G STEM collaboration in North Tyneside Kehri Ellis, North Tyneside Learning Trust For all Teachers
2H Designing KS4 qualifications for pupils of differing needs Jim Ryder, University of Leeds For KS3/KS4/Post16 Teachers

13.10 Lunch

14.10 Session 3

3B Professional development for new teachers: a case study Vicki Minister, Vicky Shehi & Hannah Griffiths, Hull University For KS1/KS2 Teachers
3C What to teach when Tanya Shields, Independent Consultant For KS1/KS2 Teachers
3D Developing formative assessment in practice – a workshop Mary Whitehouse, Uni. of York For KS1/KS2/KS3 Teachers (double session choose 4D)
3E Global learning & scientific inquiry Stuart Bevins and Marilyn Brodie, Sheffield Hallam Uni. For KS2/KS3/KS4 Teachers
3A Assistive technology to support learners with Dyslexia Jon Hickman, Kelvin Hall School For KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4 Teachers
3F Jelly baby waves at egg parachute - Ideas for STEM clubs Sarah Hill, STEMNET For KS3/KS4/Post16 Teachers
3G Implications to curriculum & assessment at KS4 & A level Stella Paes, AQA For KS4/Post16 Teachers

15.10 Refreshments

15.30 Session 4

4A Practical ideas; Gadgets & Gizmos Simon Quinnell, NSLC For all Technicians
4B Ready, Steady, Assess - Developing teacher assessment in the new curriculum for science Nicola Beverley, Primary Science Consultant For KS1/KS2 Teachers
4C Science for All Andy Bullough, Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam Uni For KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4 Teachers
4D (Double session 3D cont.)
4E Science teaching: what works? Stuart Naylor, Millgate House Education For KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4 Teachers
4F If it doesn’t work it’s physics Geoff Auty, Editor of School Science Review For KS3/KS4/Post 16 Teachers & Technicians
4G Working Scientifically at KS3 Linda Needham , Independent Consultant For KS3 Teachers
4H Tour of the Science & Engineering facilities of the University Bob Cywinski For KS3/KS4/Post16 Teachers

16.30 Finish