The Association for Science Education

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Improvements to National Qualifications and Assessment: a response to the Scottish Government’s review

Tue. 08/03/16

The Learned Societies’ Group on STEM Education in Scotland (LSG) highlight aspects of the qualifications and assessment reforms that we consider, from a STEM perspective, to be a priority for the review.

Education Scotland STEM Bulletin Jan 2016

Sat. 06/02/16

The latest STEM e-bulletin is available from this link.

Presenting data in graphs, charts and tables in science subjects: a response to a consultation from the Scottish Qualifications Authority

Fri. 18/12/15

The Learned Societies' Group on STEM Education, of which the ASE is a member submitted a response to a consultation from the Scottish Qualifications Authority on Presenting data in graphs, charts and tables in science subjects.

FREE TEACHING RESOURCES from IET FARADAY

Wed. 16/12/15

Classroom activities for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.

LSG response on the National Improvement Framework

Wed. 16/12/15

The ASE contributed to the response made by the Royal Society of Edinburgh Learned Societies' Group on STEM education to the National Improvement Framework.

OECD report on the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence

Wed. 16/12/15

The OECD report on the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence was launched on 15th December 2015.

Response to National Improvement Framework

Thu. 03/12/15

The response of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Learned Societies Group has been submitted to the Scottish Government.

Sciences, Technology and Mathematics e-bulletin

Tue. 27/10/15

The October e-bulletin from EDucation Scotland is available by following this liknk

Curriculum Structures survey report

Tue. 17/02/15

Thank you to those who responded last year to the Learned Societies’ Group on Scottish Science Education (the LSG) request for information on how the sciences are being delivered in secondary schools and on your experiences of the CfE and qualification reforms. The LSG has now produced a report based on the survey responses and this is available from: http://www.royalsoced.org.uk/1076_LearnedSocietiesGrouponScottishScienceEducation.html

Practical science at risk in Scottish schools

Fri. 21/11/14

New research published today, finds that pupils in state schools in Scotland are not being provided with the science equipment and resources to meets the demands of the curriculum and that teachers are insufficiently supported to teach science.