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ASE Conferences

We run an excellent programme of science Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for teachers and technicians, from TeachMeets to national conferences. 

Our flagship event is the Annual Conference, held every January at a university in the UK. Both members and non members are welcome at our events. You will need to register to book ASE events online.

Upcoming conferences

ASE/STEM Education Centre London Conference for Science Technicians

Friday 6th May 2016

This popular, one-day conference offers a choice of workshops covering a variety of topics and an opportunity to network with other school technicians.

Strengthening Science Teacher Training - King’s College, London

Thursday 12th May 2016

A day conference for all involved in teacher training to share ideas and strengthen practice.

ASE Technician Regional Conference 2016 - University of Herts

Friday 17th June 2016

A one day CPD event for technicians full of great sessions at the home of the ASE - University of Hertfordshire.

ASE South East Area Conference 2016 - University of Surrey

Wednesday 22nd June 2016

This year we'll be focusing on 'working with the new curriculum' as our main conference theme. There is a dedicated programme for both primary, cross-phase and secondary practitioners. There will be an Exhibition of science education providers present throughout the conference with lots of opportunities to talk to the experts in-between sessions.

Summer Conference 2016: Sharing Practice and Driving Change - University of Hertfordshire

Thursday 30th June to Friday 1st July 2016

"Sharing Practice and Driving Change: Strengthening science teacher development" This conference will be relevant to all key stages and will particularly suit those involved with Initial Teacher Education (ITE) or who have responsibility for the professional development (CPD) of teachers, including advisers, and staff from teaching or science specialist schools.

ASE North West Conference 2016 - Manchester Metropolitan University

Saturday 2nd July 2016

A vibrant, exciting day of CPD and networking, building on the success of previous events.

ASE National Technicians Conference 2016 - University of York

Thursday 7th to Friday 8th July 2016

This comprehensive CPD conference for technicians returns to the University of York this July. It is the flagship event for technicians working in schools in the UK.

ASE West of England Technicians Conference 2016 - Broadlands Academy, Bristol

Friday 8th July 2016

The Annual Meeting of the Avon Science Technicians plays host to a great range of CPD sessions. This event is free for technicians.

ASE Annual Conference 2017 - University of Reading

Wednesday 4th to Saturday 7th January 2017

Whether you teach primary or secondary, lead a department or are just starting on your training, the ASE Annual Conference is an invaluable opportunity to discover resources, enhance your subject knowledge and share approaches to teaching.