Highly trained, respected and free: why Finland’s teachers are different #Education #Teaching #Finland 

Extensive training is the basis for giving teachers the autonomy to work the way they want. The result is a highly prized profession and an education system always near the top in international rankings

Source: Highly trained, respected and free: why Finland’s teachers are different | Education | The Guardian

Podcast – The Physics Teaching Podcast #Physics #Education #Podcast #Teaching #Learning 

Source: Podcast – The Physics Teaching Podcast

We believe that physics teaching is a wonderful thing, but are aware not everyone agrees. In the UK more and more non-specialists are getting the opportunity (welcome or otherwise) to shine a light on peoples misconceptions about the World around them.

We started this podcast to provide useful information about how some of the best physics teachers we know teach the subject. Nearly always the answer will be ‘do some practical work’, which we know is essential to grounding understanding as well as being fun to do and making lessons easier to manage.

If you have found this page then we are truly amazed, and hope you will stay with us on our journey. If you are a Science teacher who would like to share your love of Physics teaching with the World, please contact us using the form below.

Robin and Thomas

 

Improving secondary science – Evidence Based Education #Science #Education #Podcast 

In this episode of Trialled and Tested, Jamie Scott from Evidence Based Education speaks to Emily Yeomans (EEF Head of Programme Strategy), Sir John Holman (Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of York) and Dr Niki Kaiser (Chemistry Teacher and Research Lead at Norwich Research School) to explore some of the evidence-informed strategies teachers […]

Source: Improving secondary science – Evidence Based Education

The Science of Learning – Evidence Based Education – #Podcast #Learning 

Is the science of learning really a science? What can teachers and students learn from the research evidence on effective studying and learning? What aspects of cognitive psychology could affect teachers and students in the next ten years?   These are some of the questions Stuart Kime posed to Professors Anne Cleary and Matt Rhodes […]

Source: The Science of Learning – Evidence Based Education

Improving teaching and learning: ideas for heads of department – Improving Teaching #Teaching #Learning #Education

There’s a good case to be made that better teaching and learning is best achieved by departments.  Some things can only be solved at a whole-school level, such as behaviour; others, like less…

Source: Improving teaching and learning: ideas for heads of department – Improving Teaching