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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 Scotland Annual Conference 2017 - Dundee

Saturday 4th 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. The full programme is now online. Discounts are available for ASE members.

ASE Conference: Real Science, Real Scientists and Real Jobs - Loughborough High School

Saturday 18th March 2017

Cost effective science CPD - The theme of this conference is 'Real Science, Real Scientists and Real Jobs – how to build STEM into your existing science curriculum'. Join us for workshops catered for both primary and secondary teachers at this half-day STEM conference. Registration includes free resources to take-away.

ASE Technician Regional Conference 2017 - University of Hertfordshire

Friday 16th June 2017

Save the date! A one day CPD event for technicians full of great sessions 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, cross-phase 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 are schools 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!

ASE Summer 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 Annual Conference 2018 - University of Liverpool

Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th January 2018

Whether you teach primary, secondary or in FE, 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.