WEST WALES (Lampeter) DCF & Science


Target GroupKS2 Teachers


11 October 2018
Price: £ 252.00
Venue: TyGlyn, Ciliau Aeron Lampeter SA48 8DD
Time: 9 am coffee and registration for 9:30 start
Cost of course is £210 + VAT

This course will complement and add to the Science SoW written by Karen Mills and the IT SoW written by Gareth Morgan. Delegates will leave with a document showing how the DCF can be usefully applied to the science activities suggested.

Please note: Attendees will need to bring their own web enabled device (e.g. laptop)


Course Provider: Karen Mills

Karen was the Curriculum Improvement Advisor for Science and ESDGC for Newport City Council as well as the regional coordinator for ESDGC Schools Networks. She has an M.A. in Early Years Education and was a Foundation Phase team inspector for Estyn.

She was a member of the working party for DCELLS Science Curriculum 2008 She was co-author of Module 6 for the Foundation Phase and was a member of the WAG working group that developed ESDGC ‘A Common Understanding for Schools’.

Course Provider: Gareth Morgan

Gareth's primary school teaching career began in 1996, then in 2003 he joined Newport LA as ICT curriculum improvement adviser. For over 15 years he has worked across south Wales providing advice, support and training in the use of ICT as a curriculum subject, and also in its effective use across the curriculum to schools.
He has an MSc in eLearning and is an ICT Mark assessor for NAACE. Gareth was also previously employed by the Welsh Government as their ICT subject adviser, where he worked closely on what it means for pupils to be digital competent. He was a past member of the National Digital Learning Council (NDLC), a body which provides advice to the Welsh Government on the use of technology to support learning and teaching, and also part of the group that produced the influential, "Find it, make it, use it, share it: learning in digital Wales" report.
Gareth has a strong interest in the effective use of 'cloud technologies' such as G Suite for Education and is a Google for Education Certified Trainer.