Our professional development opportunities for science technicians. These are hosted across the county and are tailored to the current needs and trends in Science education at the moment. Below is a list of upcoming events, but if you're unable to see what you're after please browse thecourse brochure for science techniciansor consider getting touch so that we may work to provide you with a more bespoke package of support.

Technicians: Maintaining your prep room

Technicians: Maintaining your prep room

This course will be facilitated by Simon Quinnell, who is a national leading expert on School Science Technicians and Science Technical services. Maintaining a science prep room can pose a number of challenges. Explore strategies to organise your prep room in an efficient way to maximise the operational side of delivering practical science lessons. You will look at ways to streamline practical requestions as well as how to document inventories and safety considerations.

23rd February 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

4th March 2021, 11.00 - 12.00

16th March 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

(Course consists of 3 facilitated sessions)

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Technicians: Setting up your own STEM club

Technicians: Setting up your own STEM club

This course is an introduction to running a successful STEM Club in school as a technician. The sessions will provide information about how to recruit members to your club, how to plan activities to engage and enthuse students and some sample activities and resources to get you started.

9th March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

16th March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

23rd March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

(Course consists of 3 facilitated sessions)

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Technicians Health and Safety

Technicians Health and Safety

This course will be facilitated by Simon Quinnell, who is a national leading expert on School Science Technicians and Science Technical services. Technicians are at the heart of every science department, playing a crucial role in supporting effective practical work. With this comes a role in ensuring that the department is safe. Develop a good foundation for carrying out effective health and safety, to support you in your job, but also to support teachers and students.

19th March 2021, 14:00 - 15:00

24th March 2021, 14:00 - 15:00

(Course consists of 2 facilitated sessions)

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