Free upcoming STEM CPD - York

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Please see below for upcoming CPD opportunities being held at the National STEM Centre York. Please note funding may be available to your school to fully reimburse the cost of the courses below. All CPD are residential courses, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.


Using film technology to support literacy - 1 & 2 Dec

This is a 2 day course designed for teachers and teaching assistants who wish to explore the use of film technology as a tool for enhancing literacy lessons. Beginning with the role that film can play in the classroom, the course will explore a variety of film related skills and techniques, from film analysis and shot direction to creating content using accessible technology and software.

The content of each session will reflect on the support that each film technique brings to literacy lessons.

Please click here for further information.

Achieving the E-Safety Mark at your school - 5 & 6 Dec, 9 & 10 Mar

In September 2015 Ofsted published changes to the way it inspects all early years, education and skills settings, including schools. This includes significant changes to how they consider and inspect Online Safety and Online Bullying. This course is based around the free 360°Safe Online Safety audit tool from SWGfL allowing you to evaluate all areas of the (e)Safeguarding provision at your school ensuring you meet the latest Ofsted requirements.

Please click here to find out more.

Power ups, extra lives and zombies – enriching the KS2 curriculum through games creation - 23 & 24 Jan

The vast majority of children use a range of technology and play online games daily without understanding how this incredible technology works. This course will guide you through the coding elements of the KS2 Computing Curriculum, giving you ‘hands on’ opportunities to experience a variety of programming skills using a range of free to use software. In 2 days, we will take you from creating simple programs to the exciting world of computer games creation enabling you to provide exciting and engaging activities around game creation with your pupils.

To find out more please click here.


The above are all residential courses, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact for more information.


Published: 02/11/2016
Audience: All Primary school staff
Contact: Sarah Hawkins

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