The Association for Science Education

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  • A Christmas message from our CEOA Christmas message from our CEO

    12 Dec 2014

    I am sure, like me, you are looking forward to the Christmas break. As 2014 draws to a close it is a time to reflect on what has been a challenging year for the ASE and for the science education sector in general, with significant changes occurring across the UK.

  • Ofqual’s plans for new science GCSE assessmentOfqual’s plans for new science GCSE assessment

    11 Dec 2014

    Ofqual has just launched a new consultation on GCSEs, which seeks to remove controlled assessment of practical work, currently 25% of the final grade. These differ from previous consultations.

  • New College could help raise the status of our professionNew College could help raise the status of our profession

    10 Dec 2014

    ASE welcomes DfE's support for the introduction of a new, independent College of Teaching, which will help recognise the value of our profession. The proposal suggests the new body will have ownership of setting standards and provide greater support for teacher’s professional learning.

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