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2 March 2019
9:15 am - 4:15 pm
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Following the success of last year’s event, the Canterbury Regional CPD Day is returning in March 2019! All are welcome to this full – and FREE – day of training and workshops for all teachers of physics (whether a specialist or not) and trainees.

The day is run, organised and funded by the IOP’s Stimulating Physics Network and Physics Partners.

Lunch and refreshments provided.

There will be 4 sessions, each with 4 workshops to choose from when you book, with topics from Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, lots of hands-on practical activities and new teaching ideas, all delivered by expert physics teacher trainers, plus a chance to network with colleagues from across the region. Whilst the programme will primarily designed with teachers in mind, technicians may benefit from the more practical workshops.


9.15 Registration & Refreshments

9.45 Welcome

10.00 – 11.10 Workshop 1 (Teaching electricity, Making the most of low-cost STEM support in Kent, Setting up and using Teltron tubes, Working scientifically: teaching ideas and resources)

11.15 – 12.25 Workshop 2 (Teaching waves, Using Isaac Physics in the classroom for exam success, Setting up common physics demonstrations for non-specialists, Leading a happy science department)

12.25 – 13.10 Lunch

13.15 – 14.25 Workshop 3 (Teaching forces & motion, A level required practicals (session 1 of 2), Datalogging experiments: come and have a go, Fun physics – enrichment, STEM clubs)

14.30 – 15.40 Workshop 4 (Teaching electromagnetism, A level required practicals (session 2 of 2), Teaching numeracy: helping students with equations and graphs, Gender balance in the physics classroom)

15.45 – 16.15 Evaluations, prizes, farewells


  • St Anselms RC School
  • Old Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3EN
  • England

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