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Educational resources and activities for teachers, schools and colleges

Explore our range educational resources and activities for teachers, families and school pupils of all ages which aim to raise aspirations and support teaching of the new curriculum in Wales.

Almost all our activities and resources are free to access. During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic you can access virtual events and online resources to support a blended learning approach.

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Wales Gene Park activities for schools and colleges

  • CalendarAvailable on request
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  • cymraeg-iconAvailable in Welsh

Wales Gene Park offers a range of events, workshops and conferences for younger learners and teachers that aim to inspire them to learn more about genetics and career options in science.

Teachers Key stage four Key stage five Further education students

Widening participation and community outreach

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  • cymraeg-iconAvailable in Welsh

Education should be for all and our team focuses on those who are under-represented in higher education.

Teachers Families Key stage four Key stage five Further education students

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival resources for children

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Online activities for primary and secondary school pupils to do in class or at home to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Teachers Families Foundation Key stage two Key stage three Key stage four

Wales Brain Bee

  • CalendarSeptember, December
  • Clock outline2-4 hours

The Wales Brain Bee aims to motivate teenagers to learn more about the brain than they would ordinarily within the A-level Biology curriculum. This activity is to inspire students to consider a career in neuroscience.

Teachers Key stage five

Snot Shop: the biophysics of boogies

  • CalendarAvailable on request
  • Clock outline2-4 hours

This interactive activity explain how the respiratory system works, alongside developing laboratory skills including how to use basic equipment, manual skills, analytical skills, following scientific procedures and how to use controls in a

Teachers Key stage two Key stage three

Bioaccumulation and food chains with the Otter Project

  • CalendarAvailable on request
  • Clock outlineUp to 2 hours

Whole lesson plans highlighting the impacts that contaminants have on the UK's largest carnivore, whilst tying in with the WJEC curriculum.

Teachers Key stage two Key stage three Key stage four

Activities associated with climate change, biodiversity and insects

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  • Clock outlineUp to 2 hours
  • cymraeg-iconOnly available in Welsh

Various activities including workshops, debates, practical sessions. Activities will focus on insects and various global change challenges.

Key stage two Key stage three Key stage four Key stage five

Undergraduate Open Day

  • CalendarSaturday 23 October 2021, 09:00 - 16:00

Our Undergraduate Open Day is a great opportunity to experience life at Cardiff.

Key stage five Further education students

Developing expertise: a free online course specifically tailored to support newly qualified teachers’ (NQTs') experiences in Wales

  • CalendarWednesday 6 October 2021, 08:00 - Monday 20 June 2022, 08:00

This free course provides a unique opportunity for newly qualified teachers and supply teachers in Wales to extend professional knowledge and deepen understanding around teaching and wider classroom contexts.

Teachers

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Mentoring

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  • cymraeg-iconAvailable in Welsh

MFL Mentoring encourages the study of international languages at GCSE level and beyond via a programme of face-to-face and online mentoring. We do this by partnering university students with secondary schools across Wales to increase learners’

Teachers Key stage three Key stage four