National STEM Learning Centre in York
Take part in CPD at the NSLC in York

Further professional development

On this step you will find information about how to:

  1. Keep in touch with STEM Groups
  2. Continuing your professional development with the National STEM Learning Centre
  3. Contributing to other online courses as a peer-mentor

Join STEM Groups to connect with other teachers

The online community groups from the National STEM Learning Centre offer free support for STEM educators. Use the discussion groups to get information, advice and share good practice. Read resource reviews by teachers and submit your own comments.

Continuing your professional development with the National STEM Learning Centre

Online CPD

Watch the video below to learn about the STEM Learning Impact Journey: our approach to supporting your continuing professional development as a teacher, teaching assistant or technician.

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

This course is one of three that comprise the STEM Teaching program on FutureLearn, providing a foundation to develop your teaching practice in STEM subjects:

Our subject-specific CPD is led by National Professional Development Leaders. Take a look at our Teaching Practical Science and Teaching Primary Science free online courses, as well as further subject-specific courses:

At the National STEM Learning Centre

The National STEM Learning Centre located in York, UK, offers high quality, affordable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for teachers and technicians working with pupils aged 5 to 19 in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Our professional development is proven to make a real difference to individual teachers, departments, schools and colleges, and ultimately to students’ learning. 99% of participants on our intensive CPD at York reported an impact on their practice, with 96% reporting an impact on their pupils, and 97% an impact in their school more widely.

CPD is made affordable through Project ENTHUSE and ENTHUSE Bursary which are available for many of our CPD activities, and can be used towards the cost of CPD fees, expenses and resources. ENTHUSE Bursary is available to individuals from all UK state funded schools, including maintained schools, academies and free schools.

Browse our full CPD programme or contact us to assess your needs.

It would be great to meet some of you on our high impact residential CPD which can further transform your practice.

Free online teaching and learning resources

The National STEM Learning Centre’s website houses the largest open collection of resources for teachers of science, design and technology, engineering and mathematics in the UK.

Alongside contemporary resource materials including print, multimedia and practical resources, is an archive collection which showcases several decades of curriculum development. Resources for use with early years to post-16 students are freely available.

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