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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 London and Essex Technicians Conference 2017 - UCL Institute for Education

Friday 5th May 2017

This popular, one-day conference offers a choice of workshops covering a variety of topics and a chance to network with other school technicians. There will also be a Market Place of organisations and suppliers which you can visit at registration, break and lunch.

ASE Futures Group: ITT Day Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2017

This is a meeting for all those involved in pre-service science teacher development organised by the ASE Futures Group.

ASE Technician Regional Conference 2017 - University of Hertfordshire

Friday 16th June 2017

A one day CPD event for technicians with fascinating presenters and an exclusive exhibition at the home of the ASE - University of Hertfordshire.

ASE South East Conference 2017 - University of Surrey

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Join us for this CPD conference on "Still maintaining curiosity". There is a dedicated programme for both primary and secondary teachers. Plus there are lots of opportunities to network in our exhibition. The conference will focus on how we are still maintaining curiosity and how schools are effectively doing this. What has changed since the 2013 Ofsted report 'Maintaining curiosity' recognised curiosity-led engagement with students as the first principle in teaching science? Is students' interest in and understanding of science sustained? And are they enjoying the experience of working scientifically?

ASE Northern Ireland Conference 2017 - St. Mary's University College, Belfast

Friday 23rd June 2017

Join us in Belfast for our biennial CPD conference for primary and post-primary science teachers and technicians. Save the date!

Primary Science Annual Conference 2017 - National STEM Learning Centre

Wednesday 28th June 2017

The defining conference for primary science, helping teachers and leaders inspire pupils, develop cross-curricular approaches and tackle the science curriculum. This successful Annual event is jointly organised by the National STEM Learning Centre and the Association for Science Education (ASE).

ASE London and Essex Teachers Conference 2017 - UCL Institute for Education

Saturday 1st July 2017

This year our focus will be on maximising learning of Science for all. We have a range of expert presenters who will be looking at how the new curriculum may be approached to maximise every student's engagement and enthusiasm for the subject. There will also be a Market Place of organisations and suppliers which you can visit at registration, break and lunch. We are delighted to announce that Professor Mary Whitehouse will be giving the keynote address.

ASE Futures Conference 2017 - University of Hertfordshire

Thursday 6th to Friday 7th July 2017

The conference theme is 'Managing change; shaping the future'. 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 National Technicians Conference 2017 - University of York

Thursday 6th to Friday 7th July 2017

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 Northern Conference 2017 - Sheffield Hallam University

Saturday 11th November 2017

This conference will focus on 'inclusive science' and aims to share the latest research, resources and good practice to support and develop the best teaching and learning in science. There is a great range of sessions for Primary and Secondary as well as a substantial exhibition to give you a stimulating and fun day.

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