- British Science Festival - Young People's Programme
- 8th to 11th September 2014
The BSF is one of Europe’s largest Festivals dedicated to the promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects and attracts leading Science Communicators from around the world to deliver lectures, workshops and fun and exciting science demonstrations to students and the general public. For schools, there are two main programmes. A pre-16 programme (Years 9-11) and a Post 16 programme (Years 12-13). All the activities are free to access.
- ASE West Midlands Annual Business Meeting (ABM) at the British Science Festival
- 9th September 2014
We're delighted to be able to link with our British Science Festival colleagues to give you the opportunity to attend our Annual Business Meeting in the JB Priestly room in Staff House at the University of Birmingham on 9 September from 16:45 - 17:30. Following this at 17:30 you will be able to join one of the festival events, the STEM in Education Evening.
- Free Probationer and NQT evening
- 9th September 2014
An evening of informal discussions for early career teachers of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
An excellent opportunity to meet experienced teachers who are keen to share ideas and best practice, as well as to find advice and support for the year ahead.
- ASENI Assessment for Learning - Chris Harrison
- 12th September 2014
We are delighted to announce that Chris Harrison, Assessment for Learning guru and co-author of “Working inside the Black Box” will be running a workshop for the ASE on Friday 12th September. She will be talking about using AfL strategies to raise achievement in the classroom. The workshop will be relevant to Primary and Post-Primary.
Chris is the chair elect for the National ASE Committee.
- ASE NI - Inquiry based learning in the KS2/KS3 Classroom
- 13th September 2014
This will be valuable for developing inquiry and independent learning within our revised KS3 Curriculum and also to our KS2 primary teachers with the 2011 TIMS and PIRLS indicating the need for more enquiry based learning in our primary schools. This workshop is free for ASE members.
- Surrey & Sussex ABM and TeachMeet
- 14th September 2014
The committee invites region members to attend the Annual Business Meeting and TeachMeet, on Sunday 14th September at Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, West Sussex.
- The Big Biology Giveaway
- 15th September 2014
The Big Biology Giveaway -Your one stop shop for practical advice, current biology updates and plenty of free biology resources. Book now.
- Jeans for Genes Day 2014
- 19th September 2014
Jeans for Genes have got a range of free educational resources for you to use that follow the National Curriculum and are tailored to key stages 1 – 4. Developed with the help of teachers providing some great material for science lessons.
- Achieving Outstanding Science lessons
- 23rd September 2014
This FREE event, open to members and non-members of ASE, will give science teachers a range of ideas and resources to try out in the classroom. Delivered by practising secondary teachers (from a range of schools) who all achieve outstanding graded lessons, this workshop style session will allow an open discussion about engaging science activities and the essential elements of an outstanding lesson.
- ASDC National Conference 2014
- 24th September 2014
Association for Science and Discovery Centres returns to London for it's lively one-day national conference, bringing together professionals from across the fields of science engagement, communication, policy and more.