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The IOP works closely with teachers throughout the UK to provide access to local CPD events, support your professional development and provide resources for use in your classroom.

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Schools and Colleges Affiliation Scheme

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Join our affiliation scheme for both specialist and non-specialist physics teachers.

Resources for the classroom


Our websites, activity packs and DVDs will help you teach a variety of physics-related topics.



Help us test the impact of our new online tool for putting physics education research behind your teaching.


Early career teachers

A range of support is available if you are new to teaching physics or recently qualified.


Careers and student resources

Careers and student resources

Careers resources to help students make informed decisions about their future.


KEEP Teaching

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Work with us to boost early-career teaching retention and claim a £250 incentive for your science department.


Professional Development for Teachers

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Information on the opportunities available for professional development.

Gender balance

Girls in physics

Guidance to help schools address the issue of girls’ under-representation in physics post-16.


Gender Action

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Learn more about how to sign your school up to the award programme to promote and support a whole-school approach challenging stereotypes.

Related information


Audio and video resources for those in education

Physicists in Primary Schools (PIPS)

Resources for physicists who want to interest young children in physics

The classroom and beyond

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Other IOP websites

A digital forum for teachers, technicians and their supporters

CPD & support for teachers of physics in England and Wales

Your guide to physics on the web

Ideas and resources for teaching physics to students aged 16-19

Search for undergraduate physics courses in the UK and Ireland

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