PHYS3611 Physics into Schools (2018/19)
Initial training course
Durham /Tees Valley STEMNET
One half day in May prior to the start of the academic year
Syllabus: Becoming a Science and Engineering Ambassador (SEA). Completion of initial paperwork for DBS check.
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.