Initial science teacher education

The pages below provide practical help to support beginning science teachers in their initial training years whether they are Teach First, School Direct, or University-based trainees. General resources to support science-specific pedagogy are available here.

  1. Why students should learn science
  2. The science curriculum – designing what matters 
  3. Next steps for beginning science teachers
  4. Initial science teacher training resources 
  5. Essential reads for beginning science teachers
  6. Developing subject knowledge 
  7. A timeline of science education in England
  8. Useful websites for science teachers