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Upcoming events

TweetUp and TeachMeet, University of York.
18th August 2014

An informal highly stimulating opportunity to learn about ideas and great practice from like-minded science enthusiasts.

PALAVA Teacher Researcher Group
28th August 2014

Research-based workshop that will focus on Diagrams as Tools for Thinking in Sciences and Mathematics

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.

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.

Cardiff University
15th September 2014

Monday 15th September 2014
Cardiff University
The Big Biology Giveaway
Your one stop shop for practical advice, current biology updates and plenty of free biology resources
The event is free for all teachers to attend
but please reserve your place here
Programme of events:
4.00pm Registration and exhibition
4.30pm A chance to hear inspirational talks
from active researchers in the biological
sciences with relevance to secondary biology
5.30pm Exhibition and a chance to speak with
education staff from all represented learned

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.

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.

ASE Cymru Regional Conference - The Art of Communication
4th October 2014

Explore exciting and innovative ways of communicating the Science in the curriculum. The day features inspirational talks and hands-on workshops aimed at developing confidence in teaching science, and providing plenty of ideas for your lessons.

Key Speaker: Professor Alice Roberts,President of ASE.”The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being”

Professor of Public Engagement in Science, University of Birmingham, anatomist, author and broadcaster. She has presented several BBC science series including The Incredible Human Journey, Origins of Us, Prehistoric Autopsy and Ice Age Giants. She has also presented several Horizon programmes, on BBC2, and Wild Swimming, on BBC4. She writes a regular science column for The Observer, and has authored five popular science books. Her latest book, will be out in September.

Workshop sessions include:

•Foundation & KS2 – Heather /Liam ??????????

•KS2 & 3 – Liz Terry – “Gopher Science Laboratory – Communicating Science”

•KS3 & 4 – Joeclyn Wishart “Making Animations for Teaching and Learning”

•KS4 & 5 – Dayna Mason - Royal Society of Chemistry – “Spectroscopy in a Suitcase”

•KS3-5 – Alessio Bernardelli

Plus find out about opportunities for school groups visiting the National Museum Cardiff.

For further information contact or telephone 02920573240
The link for registration ill appear soon

Tea & coffee available at 10am.

Lunch—please bring your own, or you can buy food in the restaurant.

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