The Future Physics Leaders programme helps teachers develop specialist subject knowledge, become a physics leader and work towards becoming a chartered physicist.
What you can get
The support you get will depend on your current role. As a:
- specialist physics teacher in a partner school you will receive 6 half day workshops a year during school hours on advanced topics including:
- pedagogy for high attainment pupils
- engaging low socio-economic status pupils
- engaging female pupils
- specialist physics teacher in a lead school you will work towards achieving chartered physicist status
- non-physics teacher you will receive 2 evening sessions of continuing professional development (CPD) a term to improve your subject and pedagogical knowledge
- newly qualified teacher you will be supported by a work plan developed in partnership with your school, and mentoring by the Institute of Physics development coaches
The programme supports 24 lead schools and 144 partner schools.
Who can apply
You can apply to participate in the programme as part of a lead or partner school if you’re a:
- specialist physics teacher
- newly qualified physics teacher
- non-specialist physics teacher
Schools can apply if they are:
When it’s available
What it costs
The programme is free.
Funding is available to allow teachers to be released to attend workshops during school hours.
How to apply
Register your interest by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more
See the Institute of Physics website for more information.
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