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AOK COURSES

Biology & Human Biology

   

Billy DICKSON – Former Science Faculty Head Beeslack CHS and is currently teaching N5, New Higher Biology and Human Biology and New AH Biology at Basil Paterson College, Edinburgh. He is also a former Examiner and Setter - Higher and Revised Higher Biology (2000 – 2015)

Graham MOFFAT – Former DHT Newbattle CHS and is currently teaching N5, New Higher and New AH Biology at GWC. He is also a former Principal Assessor - Higher and Revised Higher Biology (2002 – 2015)

Billy & Graham

Co-authors - How To Pass [N5 Biology, H Biology and H Human Biology]
Co-authors - Model Papers [N5 Biology, H Biology and H Human Biology, AH Biology]
Co-authors - Practice Papers [N5 Biology, H Biology and H Human Biology] – series in press
Co -Presenters SQA National Standards Workshops (2004, 2007) and Item Bank Writing (2006 – 2014)
Co -Presenters Philip Allan Updates N5, Higher Biology, Raising Pupil Attainment, Raising Departmental Attainment (2013 – 2016)               
Co -Presenters Midlothian Council Pupil Biology Conferences [2006 – 2009] and Staff Training eg STACS  [2009 – 2012]

Raising Pupil Attainment in National 5, Higher and Higher Human Biology
Friday 10th November 2017
10.00 - 15.30
£179 plus VAT

Raising pupil attainment in N5 Biology, H Biology and H Human Biology remains a high priority for all Biology teachers.
This course offers an opportunity to evaluate and discuss the 2017 Biology question papers and review candidate performance in the Courses. We will reflect on strategies to raise attainment. We will examine the implications of the latest versions of the Course Specification for Biology NQs and the actions required by departments. This Course would be suitable for all Biology teachers.

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Managing Biology for CFE in the Broad General Education and National 3 and 4
Friday 1st December 2017
10.00 - 15.30
£179 plus VAT

Delivery and assessment of Biology Level 3 and 4 Es and Os in the Broad General Education and the progression into N3 and N4 qualifications is a significant issue for teachers. This course offers an opportunity to reflect on the current documentation for CFE including the recently published Benchmarks and for Biology NQs at National 3 and 4. Possible strategies and solutions will be discussed. This Course would be suitable for all Biology teachers.

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Learning and teaching strategies for N5 Biology, H Biology and H Human Biology
Friday 8th December 2017
10.00 - 15.30
£179 plus VAT

This course will focus on the design and preparation of activities which promote the leaning of tricky areas of the Course Specification and make leaning enjoyable and memorable. We will collaborate and share ideas on resources, learning activities and assessment. This Course would be suitable for all Biology teachers.

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Courses available to all teachers:


NEW - Supporting Young People with ASD and ADHD in the Classroom - Monday 30th October

EXTRA DATE - Managing your department/faculty - Tuesday 21st November

NEW - An Introduction to Cyber Security - Thursday 23rd November & Tuesday 28th November

RESCHEDULED DATE - Preparing for Senior Management - Monday 27th November

EXTRA DATE - An Introduction to Mindfulness for Teachers - Wednesday 6th December

NEW - Mindfulness Level 2 - Wednesday 17th January 2018