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STEM+ Clubs in Malaysia

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We were very pleased to complete Phase 3 of the STEM+ Clubs programme for the Ministry of Education in Malaysia under the Newton STEM Fund managed by the British Council. The participating teachers and the students we worked with were

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TeachMeet Cymru 2017 – Health and Wellbeing

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We are sorry to inform you that this event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We are hoping to run another TeachMeet in June at Willows High School, so watch this space. Why on our website? We have been organising TeachMeets

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Consolidating Newton’s 3rd Law

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We have been thinking about effective ways to teach and consolidate Newton’s 3rd law of motion and in particular we have focused on an example that often causes a lot of confusion among learners and (sometimes) teachers – an object at

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New mathematical requirements in GCSE Science

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We have been looking at the mathematical requirements for the new GCSE Science exams from September 2016, so we thought we’d share the mind map below we created to make sense of these requirements. The magnet, microscope and conical flask icons

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Our work in Mexico – La Ciencia en tu Escuela

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We were very privileged to be able to work with the British Council Mexico between November 2015 and March 2016 on the evaluation of the online CPD platform for STEM primary and secondary teachers La Ciencia en tu Escuela, developed by

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Innovation Clubs in Malaysia

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In the last six months we were very privileged to work with British Council Malaysia and some great educators at SMK Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Klang school on the development of an Innovation Clubs resource pack for secondary schools in Malaysia.

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#asechat summary 28/03/16 – What Science Clubs do you run?

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We were glad to host #asechat tonight and we have tried to capture the most interesting threads in the Twitter Collection below. The chat was a bit quieter than usual, but that was to be expected on Easter Monday. However,

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Pluto and Charon – endless opportunities for numeracy and literacy

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With more and more data and amazing images arriving from New Horizons every day, there has never been a better time to look at the two body system Pluto-Charon and embed engaging literacy and numeracy opportunities in your science lessons

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Space to engage – #asechat summary 25/05/15

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It was again a pleasure to moderate #asechat this evening and, as usual, the collection of ideas and resources suggested by the educators who took part were really good and useful! I have created a Twitter Collection that summarises the

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Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24

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Last Monday we had the great pleasure of working on Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24, a group of 11 schools headed by the tireless Janet Hayward (Headteacher at Cadoxton Primary School). The schools brought some learners from their Year 4 and

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