RSC - Advancing the Chemical Sciences



CPD for Teachers

The Royal Society of Chemistry can support you throughout your teaching career through our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses which are listed on this page.

Chemistry for Non-Specialists

Boost your confidence at teaching chemistry

Forthcoming CPD for Teachers Events

Organised by the RSC Education Department

Developing Expertise in Practical Chemistry - for Newly and Recently Qualified Chemistry Teachers

One day course specifically aimed for new chemistry teachers of 11-18 year olds.

Developing Expertise in Teaching Chemistry - Online Courses

Online courses focused on exploring students' ideas and misconceptions in specific areas of chemistry

Regional Activities

Inspiring Chemistry Teachers - CPD for London teachers

We are offering free CPD courses to London teachers through the STEM Education Centre London and the Mayor of London's London Schools Excellence Fund

Other Useful Links

Talk Chemistry

An exciting new online community for chemistry teachers to share ideas, best practice, useful resources and much more.

Continuing Professional Development

Members can record their professional development using our free online tool

Interest Groups

Chemical Education Research

Promotes research at all levels of education

Curriculum and Assessment Group

Concerned with assessment methods used in chemistry education

Educational Techniques Group

Promotes and evaluates new educational materials and techniques for teaching in chemistry

Divisions and Interest Groups

Divisions and Groups play an important role in contributing to the support of the chemical sciences

Contact and Further Information

Richard Burton MSci PGCE MRSC
Education Executive, Teacher CPD
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF
Tel: 01223 432152