Annette Smith, ASE CEO, will be leaving her post and moving on to new activities at the end of April 2014.
Research published today reports why few young people aspire to become scientists and the importance of embedding STEM Careers awareness in lessons. ASE launches 11 ASPIRES case studies for teachers.
International assessment PISA announces that the UK ranks 20th in science out of 65 countries and regions. ASE asks are we world class?
- Join us at the Wellcome Trust Teachers’ Reception
We believe that the essence of education is its teaching. Join our special Wellcome Trust Teachers’ Reception at the ASE Annual Conference 2014 to find out about the breadth of our support for excellent science education.
- New free prize draw competition at the ASE Annual Conference 2014
Free exhibition entry to ASE Annual Conference 2014. Come along to a TeachMeet, see hands-on demonstrations and find plenty of new ideas. This year we have teamed up with AQA, Practical Action and Timstar to offer conference delegates the chance to win a Kindle Fire HD.
- ASE welcomes OFSTED’s survey of science education in schools
The Association for Science Education welcomes OFSTED’s report, Maintaining Curiosity: a survey into science education in schools and recommends it as essential reading for science teachers and senior leaders who are driving excellence in the teaching and learning of science.
Science & Education News from the BBC
- New grants to boost women engineers
Would-be women engineers will get extra financial support next year under a new government scheme in England.
- 'Love island' in space pic shortlist
Shortlist announced in year's best space image contest
- Gene-testing company 'here to stay'
Personal-genetics company 23andMe says it is "not going anywhere", after the Food and Drug Administration ordered it to stop marketing-spit testing kits.
- AUDIO: Universe is 'puzzle with missing pieces'
The Today programme's Tom Feilden looks at cosmologists' future exploration of "the dark universe".
- Mystery of bizarre mounds solved
The mystery of one of the strangest landscape features on the planet - Mima mounds - is solved, scientists say.
- Lift-off for Â£1bn UK space project
The London-based Inmarsat company launches the first spacecraft in a new Â£1bn global telecommunications network.
Using PISA wisely - a guest blog from the Chair of ASE's Research Specialist Group