Support for teachers
One of our core aims is to secure a flourishing future for physics, and to this end the Institute supports physics in all schools and colleges.
SCORE is a partnership of science organisations, including the Institute of Physics. It aims to improve science education in schools and colleges in England by supporting the development and implementation of effective education policy.
- Physics Teacher Network
The Physics Teacher Network has been established to provide support for physics teachers across the whole of Great Britain and Ireland
- Stimulating Physics Network
A support network for teachers and pupils of physics in England, managed by the Institute of Physics in partnership with the Science Learning Centre Network
- Girls in physics
The under representation of girls in physics post-16 is a serious issue for the UK and in particular for the STEM community
- Supporting Physics Teaching
The Supporting Physics Teaching initiative is intended to support specialist and non-specialist teachers who teach physics in the early years of secondary education
- Teachers of Physics award
Do you know a great physics teacher or primary science teacher? If so, why not nominate them for an Institute of Physics Teachers Award?
talkphysics.org, the new community website from the Institute of Physics that brings teachers, resources, ideas, knowledge and mentoring together under one virtual roof
- Email discussion lists
The Education Department supports a number of email discussion lists designed to provide you with a forum to share ideas, ask questions and exchange views
- Exploring Physics, Uncovering Choice
This new workshop pack of activities aims to encourage staff to work together in providing a consistent approach to careers advice and guidance in their school.