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  • Guidance published for teaching pubertyGuidance published for teaching puberty

    04 Sep 2014

    The ASE has jointly worked with the PSHE Association to produce a brief for teachers offering advice on teaching puberty in schools. The briefing provides guidance to schools about their statutory duties to ensure that all children learn about puberty as part of a well rounded PSHE and Science education.

  • House of Commons discusses practical science in schoolsHouse of Commons discusses practical science in schools

    04 Sep 2014

    There have been a number of concerns and objections to the model put forward by Ofqual for the assessment of practical skills in A level science. In response to these objections the science and technology committee invited a number of organisations, including ASE, to discuss possible alternatives.

  • Review investigates effective Initial Teacher TrainingReview investigates effective Initial Teacher Training

    03 Sep 2014

    The Government has launched its review of Initial Teacher Training in England. The independent review, led by Sir Andrew Carter will investigate the effective training of the next generation of outstanding teachers. As part of the review, a call for evidence seeking the views of stakeholders has been launched and ASE is asking members to contribute their views.

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