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Advancing Science Education: the first fifty years of the Association for Science Education

Advancing Science Education Anniversary Book at ASE Annual Conference 2013Advancing Science Education: the first fifty years of the Association for Science Education is the remarkable story of the ASE and its members is told in a book published to mark the Association's 50th birthday. The book is written by some of those most closely involved with various aspects of the Association's work over many years.

Editors: Edgar Jenkins and Valerie Wood-Robinson

Price for the limited edition hardback is £60.00 (ISBN 978 0 86357 435 1)

Price for soft back version for Members is £20.00 and Non Members £25.00 (ISBN 978 0 86357 433 7)

The contribution of the ASE to science education in the past half century cannot be over-estimated. During fifty years of profound changes in science, society and schooling, it has responded to many challenges, while continuing to provide its members with advice and support. It has given them opportunities for debate and professional development through its meetings, journals and Annual Conference. It has widened its membership, transformed its governance and management, initiated and responded to a bewildering variety of reforms, and worked with other organisations seeking to advance science education in the UK and internationally. Individual ASE members have played key roles in almost all the major developments that have taken place in school science education since the Association was formed in 1963.