The Association for Science Education

ASE Annual Conference 2017 - University of Reading

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PISA 2015: Good or bad news for UK science education? - S04

Thursday 5th January 2017

11:30 - 12:30

Location : HumSS, G27

Speakers

  1. Stanford University - Newman Burdett
  2. NFE - Dr Robert Sykes OBE, Thornden School
  3. Stella Paes, AQA

Come and join our expert panel that includes Jonathan Osborne, the chair of the PISA2015 committee. The panel will engage in a critical discussion around the OECD PISA 2015 outcomes. 'What are the implications for UK science education?'

Contact email for web/handbook : www.aqa.org.uk/science

Linking the science curriculum to sustainability - W14

Thursday 5th January 2017

11:30 - 13:00

Location : Palmer, 106

An interactive workshop to share ideas and learn something new about linking the science curriculum to sustainability, Eco-schools and the Global Goals.

Contact email for web/handbook : lee.jowett@leicester.gov.uk

Spacelink learning foundation projects - T19

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

Location : AMS, LT 135

Speakers

  1. Spacelink Learning Foundation - Robert Coombes
  2. Spacelink Learning Foundation

Spacelink is working on ways to increase students taking up STEM subjects. We do this through the theme of Space. We will be discussing some of the projects that we are running to try and inspire students to get involved in STEM. These projects include our Google hangouts project and our Norman White Award.

Contact email for web/handbook : Davidsheltongls@gmail.com

CANCELLED: Lesson study in science - T17

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

Location : -

Lesson Study - empowering evidence in science education. Lesson study is a form of professional development in which teams of teachers systematically and collaboratively conduct classroom based research. This interactive and thought provoking session will outline the principles of authentic Japanese Lesson Study and present case studies of science teachers' experiences of the process.

BESA meeting - R05

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 14:00

Location : Henley Business School, 201

Science through a global lens REPEATED - W18

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 13:30

Location : Food Biosciences, 233

Speakers

  1. Lengthorn Education - Kevin Bailey
  2. Global Learning Programme

We will focus on KS2/KS3 science through a global lens, including links between science and the NC, explaining how global themes in science enhance learner outcomes. It will focus on five different practical investigations: Zeer pots, solar lighting, litre of light, fuel efficient stoves and entamophagy. Outcomes of enthused, motivated teachers who identify how well science and global learning complement each other.

Contact email for web/handbook : globaldimension.org.uk/glp

Diary of a scientist / inventor in residence - inquiry-driven and child-driven primary science - W16

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

Location : Chemistry, Lab G

Find out what being a Scientist / Inventor in Residence entails, and take away inquiry-driven and child-driven ideas to try for yourself!

Contact email for web/handbook : carole@gillespie.islington.sch.uk

Enriching project work with CREST RECEPTION - R02

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 13:30

Location : Palmer, G01/02

Speakers

  1. British Science Association - Jenny O'Hare
  2. British Science Association

Find out what�s new with the CREST Awards scheme, which has been recognising success in STEM project work for 30 years.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.britishscienceassociation.org/crest

Chemistry smells and a school's chemistry trail - W17

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

Location : Palmer, G06

Speakers

  1. Newcastle University - same as for Chemistry in Your Shopping Basket!

Can you recognise the familiar smells in our Chemistry Smells kit and see how you can set up a Chemistry Trail around your school!

Contact email for web/handbook : www.newcastlechemistrytrail.org.uk

Developing effective science learners - W19

Thursday 5th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

Location : Food Biosciences, 234

Speakers

  1. Walbottle Campus - Kelly Weaver
  2. Walbottle Campus

Identifying and addressing poor learner tendencies: ingenious applications of academic research to develop student learning skills in science (Workshop). In this active session you will apply ideas from PEEL (Project for Enhancing Effective Learning - based at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia), to explicitly develop learner resilience, aptitude and skills.

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