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Professional Development Academy

Our brand-new Professional Development Academy provides access to a wide range of high-quality training courses to support you in delivering the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies B qualification with confidence.

We have a range of on-demand, live and self-guided courses available, creating flexible learning options at a time and place that suits you.

To browse our extensive range of training events and courses, visit the Professional Development Academy.

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Mocks Marking Training Events - New

Mock exams will be key to gaining a snapshot of how students are performing during the new qualification. Our Mocks Marking Training events will help you apply the new mark schemes, so you can be confident you’re getting a clear picture of their achievement.

Edexcel AS/A Level Religious Studies - Mocks Marking Training Introduction (18mins) 

Course description and supporting documents

This pre-recorded training is an introduction to our online and face to face Mocks Marking Training events.

It will give you an overview of:

  • the assessment requirements of the new specification
  • the new types of questions that exist within the revised papers
  • how mark schemes are developed to match the question asked
  • some sample student responses to questions
  • how we can support you in marking your students' work
To book a place on one of our Mocks Marking Training events, visit our training page.

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Free Getting Ready to Teach events

To support teachers delivering our new Edexcel GCSE (9–1)* in Religious Studies B, we're running free Getting Ready to Teach events.

At these events, you can join our experts to:

  • consider the structure, content and assessment of the new qualification*, and the support available to guide you through the changes
  • explore possible teaching and delivery strategies for the new qualification, including co-teaching the full and short courses
  • explore the question papers
  • have the opportunity to network, discuss best practice and share ideas with other teachers.

What's more, these events count as 5 CPD hours, and are a great opportunity to meet and share ideas with other teachers.

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If you don't have an Edexcel Online account, you can book by emailing us at

* We'll give you the most up-to-date information available in our training events, and will make the latest presentation available for you to download.