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Continuing Professional Development

Getting Practical: Improving Practical Work in Science
Getting Practical is a programme of professional development aimed at all those who teach or assist with the teaching of practical science at primary, secondary and post 16 levels.

National network of Science Learning Centres
Science Learning Centres provide the highest quality Continuing Professional Development for everyone involved in science education, at all levels.

LSIS STEM Programme
The LSIS STEM Programme delivers unique support for the learning and skills sector, working with managers and teachers in all settings – colleges, work-based learning, prison units, adult education and many more.

SCORE resources supporting the programme

Resources have been designed to illustrate a range of reasons why you might do practical work and to direct you to sources of high quality practical activities for you to use in the classroom.

Getting practical: a framework for practical work

Explore, inspire, discover: practical work in science (Secondary)
Although aimed at secondary school teachers, many of the ideas and activities in this document are directly relevant to those teaching GCSE and Post 16 courses in the learning and skills sector.

Subject specific resources for practical work can be found at the following websites:

Many resources can be found on the websites of the Getting Practical partners.