AOKlearning Limited
269 Blythswood Court
Cadogan Square
Anderston Centre
Glasgow G2 7PH

Tel: +44 (0)141 221 1001
Fax: +44 (0)8704 909081


AOK organises study visits to Scotland. Please click on the link for more information.







Running an Advanced Higher Chemistry course (including investigation)
Friday 4th November 2011
09.30 - 15.30
£159 plus VAT

This course is aimed at teachers new to AH Chemistry or those who wish to be updated on the delivery of AH Chemistry.  The course is delivered by former teachers who have had many years experience in presenting and marking AH Chemistry and are up to date with all aspects of assessment of the course.

During the day the course will cover:

  • Running a course - arrangements, timing and planning, nabs, prelims, appeals and resources available
  • Investigation - ideas, managing the investigation, the daybook
  • Course practical work - hints and tips, what needs to be covered
  • Writing the report - what makes a good report, marking a report
  • General question and answer session - a chance to ask questions on any aspect of AH Chemistry

Teaching Higher Chemistry including the new syllabus and CfE
Tuesday 15th November 2011
09.30 - 15.30
£159 plus VAT

This course is aimed at new teachers and teachers who want to update or refresh their knowledge and skills. We look, in depth, at the SQA Arrangements Document, External and Internal Assessment Reports and the changes necessary to meet the requirements of a Curriculum for Excellence. CFE brings not only changes in content, but also changes in teaching methodology. Items covered will include:

  • coming to a common understanding of the Arrangements Document
  • evidence requirements/record keeping/fulfilling performance criteria
  • quality assurance requirements including internal verification
  • resources available/teaching approaches/ building on best practice
  • identifying weaknesses and providing appropriate support
  • management issues/timelines/ deadlines/outcome 3 reports
  • enhancing the delivery of lessons using ICT
  • encouraging the independent learner
  • building CFE and AIFL requirements into normal classroom activities
  • practical sessions on making judgements and maintaining standards

This course has been very successful with many delighted participants.