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Face-to-face CPD

Success In BTEC National Health & Social Care Unit 2

Resources and approaches to support effective revision and exam technique for learners taking Unit 2.

Overview

Format
Face-to-face CPD
Series
Success In
Duration
1 day (10am to 3.15pm)
Audience

All teachers supporting learners preparing for their Unit 2 assessment.

About the course

This course is focused on providing practical guidance and resources to help students maximise their exam performance in their Unit 2 assessment.

Drawing on the recommendations from recent examiner reports and other exam board guidance, our subject experts will be on hand to help you focus revision and exam practice lessons in the crucial period leading up to the assessment.

(Please note that this course is a re-run of the February CPD course of the same name)

What we'll cover

  • The format of Unit 2 and the exam
  • January/June 2022 and January 2023 exams
  • Question level performance
  • Areas of concern
  • Common mistakes and misconceptions
  • Knowledge gaps

  • Approaches to teaching Unit 2
  • Exam skills for Unit 2
  • Guide to the question types
  • Be the Examiner

  • Engagement ideas and resources
  • 6 and 8-mark questions
  • What is required?
  • What do students miss?
  • How to achieve success

The tutor2u approach to CPD

  • A full day of CPD designed and delivered by experienced subject specialists

  • Practical, ready-to-use resources that you can put to use and share with colleagues as soon as you return to the classroom

  • A chance to have your questions answered, and teaching problems solved

  • An invaluable opportunity to share ideas and experiences with colleagues from other centres and to build a network of contacts

  • Refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch

  • All attendees receive a 20% one-time discount code to use on any tutor2u print or digital resources

Your hosts

  • Liz Blamire

    Liz is the current tutor2u subject lead for Health and Social Care. She is a former NHS midwife, who has worked in community, birth centre and acute hospital settings. Liz is an SSAT Accredited Lead Practitioner, who has taught Health and Social Care in FE and secondary schools, where she was a successful HOD. Liz is an experienced senior examiner and author.

  • Lynne Fountain

    Lynne is a regular contributor in the HSC team. She has taught Health and Social Care in FE and secondary schools since 2014. She has successfully led a large Social Sciences department at a girl's comprehensive school in London and she is an experienced examiner and moderator. Lynne is also a teacher of Sociology, with a first degree in Sociology and an MSc in Criminology. Prior to her teaching career, Lynne held a variety of roles for the Department of Education, the charity sector, youth justice and a large children's hospital, where she used her Post Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management to manage a forensic paediatric medical service.

About Success In

Focused on exam performance. Designed to help teachers maximise their students' performance in external exams.

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