Fieldwork CPD Opportunity 

Fieldwork Development Weekend
27 – 29th May
At Lagganlia Centre for Outdoor Learning
Kincraig, Inverness-shire, PH21 1NG

Free programme for all teachers + Free transport from Edinburgh
This event aims to provide practitioners with confidence and ideas to deliver creative, quality fieldwork in a relevant context.
Aimed primarily at teachers of Biology, Geography and Environmental Science, we will cover ideas for investigations and fieldwork skills pertinent to all levels including CfE Higher and Advanced Higher.
Accommodation and catering are available at Lagganlia.  This is free to teachers in City of Edinburgh Council schools and available at cost for non-CEC teachers.  
To register, or for more information, please email Andrew.Bagnall@edinburgh.gov.uk

Programme overview:
 
Friday 27th May, 18:00 –
Gathering data; part 1:  A chance to set a multitude of equipment to gather data on every aspect of our surrounding environment.
There’s an app for that: Using technology to capture fieldwork data
Dinner & social
 
Saturday 28th May, 09:00 – 18:00
Using our environment:  A holistic approach to investigating the environment through fieldwork
Gathering data; part 2:   Retrieve the equipment set Friday evening and record the data
Using the data; part 1:    The role of technology in data analysis and display
Using the data; part 2:    Application of statistics to analyse and describe the data
 
Sunday 29th May, 09:00 – 13:00
Sites to impress:  Some local highlights with great opportunities for fieldwork
 
Attendance for only part of the programme is possible – please email for details

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