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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

NAIGS/ATSE 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.

Primary Science Annual Conference 2016 - National STEM Learning Centre

Friday 1st July 2016

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).

POSTPONED ASE & MMU STEM Education Joint North West Conference 2016 - Manchester Metropolitan University

Saturday 2nd July 2016

This event has been postponed. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

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 East Anglia Area Conference 2016 - Ipswich School, Ipswich

Saturday 15th October 2016

Join us for a half day, CPD event at Ipswich School, Ipswich. An all new event for primary, secondary and cross-phase teachers. Get to grips with the tricky GCSE practicals and more.

ASE Northern Conference 2016 - Sheffield Hallam University

Saturday 19th November 2016

Research in science education is carried out by teachers, by academics and by children as they learn. The ASE Northern Conference 2016 - in partnership with Sheffield Institute of Education - present "Research into Practice; Practice into Research". This conference will focus on how improvements in science teaching not only are influenced by research but also generate research in their own right.

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.

ASE Scotland Annual Conference 2017 - Dundee

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th March 2017

The ASE Scotland Annual Conference is a festival of best practice
in science education for everyone with an interest- teachers, technicians, lecturers, trainees, advisors, CPD suppliers and more. Bookings and full programme details will be available from September 2016. Discounts are available for ASE members.