The Association for Science Education


Education Scotland STEM Bulletin May 2015

Mon. 18/05/15

The current bulletin contains information on the following topics.

​Don’t miss the sciences Open Day – Moffat Academy, 28 May

Exciting professional learning opportunity: National Primary and Early Years Science Network

Community Resilience Networking Event – 5 June 2015

Great classroom resources – explore STEM Central learning journeys

Talk to inspiring Greenland explorers – Climate change Glow meet on 27 May

New annotated exemplification available for Biological Systems

Watch again – sciences Glow meets and PowerPoints

Rough guide to types of scientific evidence – infographic

Try Fuselab Go to get 15 -18 year olds creative with science

How studying science can lead to winning a BAFTA


Global treasure apps – create a trail
Ayrshire college blogs from Girls in ICT day 23 April 2015

Advance Higher materials on the Glow NQ site

View technologies Glow meets you missed – watch again

Available for download – Technologies 3-18 Curriculum Impact Review
National Technologies Network on Glow
New Engineering Science site on Glow

​Numeracy and Mathematics

Fractions, decimal fractions and percentages - Ideas of chance and uncertainty

Numeracy professional learning resource for time

SSLN numeracy and maths skills

​Professional learning

CBI report – Delivering Excellence: A new approach for schools in Scotland.

New Chair of ASE Scottish Region

Mon. 18/05/15

Tim Browett is the new Chair of Scottish Region.

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:

Education Scotland STEM e-bulletin November 2014

Mon. 24/11/14

The latest bulletin has been issued. Science articles are:
Twig and Tigtag updates
RM Unify Tiles on Glow 365
YESC 2015 Junior Saltire Awards
Our Environment Competition on Scotland’s Environment web
STEM at Scottish universities
Aberdeen City N4/ N5 resources for Chemistry and Physics.

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.

Education Scotland STEM e-bulletin

Mon. 06/10/14

The October issue advertises Development Officer posts for Community Resilience and Learning for Sustainability.