The Association for Science Education

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Qualified for life – Focus on science

Fri. 05/12/14

A new science campaign aims to highlight the importance of science as a subject and in relation to future careers for young people in Wales.



As part of the campaign there will be information for schools and parents on resources, events and competitions

Recruitment of Schools Challenge Cymru Advisers

Fri. 05/12/14

Apply to become a Schools Challenge Cymru Adviser (SCCA) and play a major role in raising attainment in secondary schools.

What is happening to GCSEs in Wales?

Fri. 05/12/14

The Welsh Government is retaining GCSEs as the main Level 1 and Level 2 general qualifications at 14 to 19, as recommended by the Review of Qualifications.

Wales will continue to use the established grading structure of A* to G grades, with A* to C being National Qualifications Framework Level 2 and D to G being Level 1.

ASE Conference National Museum Cardiff

Tue. 18/11/14

ASE Cymru Conference 2014

The Art of Science Communication

ASE Cymru ConferenceNearly 100 delegates attended the ASE Cymru Conference on Saturday 4 October at the National Museum of Wales Cardiff. The day featured inspirational talks and hands-on workshops aimed at developing confidence in teaching science, and providing plenty of ideas for the classroom.

Have your say: science teacher survey

Fri. 04/07/14

Please take part in the science teacher survey and help inform the review of the National Curriculum for Science in Wales.

£2.3 million to support science in schools

Mon. 30/06/14

A package of funding worth £2.3 million to boost science in schools in 2014-15 has been announced by First Minister, Carwyn Jones today.

Cardiff Met hosts Welsh regional conference - Inspiring Innovative Primary Science Teachers

Tue. 03/06/14

On May 10th 2014, the science team at Cardiff Metropolitan University invited a variety of stakeholders interested in primary science education, to the conference ‘Inspiring Innovative Primary Science Teachers’. Delegates were invited to explore novel ways to motivate and engage learners in KS2 and Foundation Phase, through developing their own positive attitudes towards science, whilst building their confidence in scientific pedagogy.