4th National Chemistry Teachers’ and Educators Conference Transitions - Post 16 and Moving On

3 July 2018 09:00-16:30, Birmingham, United Kingdom


Introduction
The program
09:00 – 10:00 Arrival. Registration, refreshments and networking in the Foyer
10:00 – 10:55 OPENING SESSION
10:00 – 10:05 Professor Jon Preece - welcome on behalf of the School of Chemistry.
10:05 – 10:10  Dr. Julie Hyde - Welcome and introduction by the chair of the SaFE group.
10:10 – 10:55  Keynote address: Professor David Read - : “What it means to be a chemistry teacher”
10:55 – 11:10 MORNING BREAK & NETWORKING
INTRODUCTION TO THE AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS
11:10 – 11:25 Hilary Jeffreys – Apprenticeship training and T levels – an employer's perspective
11:25 – 11:40 Daniele Gibney - Framing the Chemistry Curriculum
11:40 -  11:55 Niki Kaiser – The role of research
11:55 – 12:10 Damian Riddle -  Reflections and Outcomes from the new A Level Chemistry
12:10 – 13:00 LUNCH & NETWORKING
13:00 – 15:00 BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Various rooms) Sign up during the day
13:00 - 13:55 Breakout session 1
14:00 - 14:55 Breakout session 2

15:00 – 15:10  REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE
15:10 – 16:00 CLOSING SESSION
15:10 – 15:50 Dr Peter Hoare: Colourful Chemistry
15:50 – 16:00  Dr Julie Hyde - Closing comments & date for conference 2019
16:00 – 16:30 REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE

BREAKOUT SESSIONS -TO BE RUN TWICE
Hilary Jeffreys and Robert Bowles: - Applying for Apprenticeships – what to do and how to do it, CV and interview tips from an employer perspective
David Read and Stephen Barnes: - Essential knowledge for chemistry teachers - how would you define it ?
Daniele Gibney: - Towards an "ideal" chemistry curriculum.
Sandy Wilkinson Using ICT: - Creative ways to use new technologies in the teaching and learning of chemistry
Bob Worley: -  Microscale chemistry at A Level.
Niki Kaiser: -  But what does that look like on a Tuesday (period 5)? Using research to inform Chemistry teaching.
Damian Riddle: - Reflections and outcomes from the new A Level chemistry Specifications and Assessment.
Nicola Rogers and Zoe Schnepp: -  Chem Bam - new online learning resource for students and teachers, engages students with current research themes in Chemistry



 
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Venue
University of Birmingham

Room 203 Haworth Building, University of Birmingham , School of Chemistry, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom

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West Midland Chemistry Teachers Group
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