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Physics Colloquium - Panel Discussion: Teaching Physics

Monday, 23 April 2018

Physics Department
Colloquium

Emma Trott - Physics and Science teacher, Riccarton High School

Dr Hugh Morrison - College of Education, University of Otago

Dr Esther Haines - Department of Physics, University of Otago

Kasey Miles - Volunteer Centre, University of Otago


"Panel Discussion: Teaching Physics"


In this panel discussion, Emma Trott will talk about her exciting career, building relationships with young people and encouraging them to love science and physics. She will cover the highs and lows, the nitty gritty and what can you expect workload and pay wise. She will discuss her personal journey to becoming a teacher of Physics.
Dr Hugh Morrison will then talk about how you obtain a professional teaching qualification.
Dr Esther Haines and Kasey Miles briefly outline opportunities for obtaining volunteer experience in schools and with young people.

The talks will include interactive elements and time for questions and discussion afterwards.

WHEN: Monday 23 April 2018
WHERE: Room 314, Science 3 Building
TIME: 3.00 pm–4.00 pm

All interested are welcome to attend

Light refreshments to follow in Common Room