PHYS3611 Physics into Schools (2012/13)
Initial training course
One full day in June prior to the start of the academic year
Syllabus: An introduction to working in schools and with pupils. Completion of initial paperwork for CRB check.
Dr P.J. Edwards and others
4 lectures in Michaelmas Term
Syllabus: Teaching and learning skills, generic transferable skills, presentation skills. Links to scenarios that are likely to arise in the school placement.
6 tutorials in Michaelmas Term
Syllabus: Opportunity for students to share their experiences and to discuss specific issues in Physics education and the public perception of science.
40 hours in Epiphany Term
Syllabus: Classroom observation and assistance, teaching assistance, whole class teaching, university awareness, Special Project, extra-curricular projects.