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ASE Annual Conference 2016 - Thanks to our partners

Wed. 25/11/15

Every year, the ASE Annual Conference brings together education professionals for a series of inspiring talks, sessions, and workshops. This wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our partners.

Members Update: Assessment challenges, teacher recruitment and curriculum concerns

Wed. 18/11/15

The 11-19 committee met last week to discuss a range of issues impacting on science teachers. This Committee advises and supports teachers of science from the 11-19 age range and is interested in all aspects of the curriculum.

New Editor for Primary Science required!

Fri. 23/10/15

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Editor of Primary Science to join our committed, highly successful and hard working team.

Member's Update: ASE's Education Group

Sat. 17/10/15

A short member's update about changes to our education group.

Call for Research Poster Presentations for ASE Annual Conference

Wed. 14/10/15

We are inviting poster presentations as part of the specialist research theme at ASE Annual Conference 2016. Posters may feature any aspects of teaching, learning and leadership in (primary or secondary) science classrooms.

Member's Update: Assessing primary science

Tue. 22/09/15

This September the interim Performance Descriptors for KS1 and KS2 for the 2014 National Curriculum in England were published. These will be used by Y2 and Y6 teachers, for the first time at the end of this school year, to make teacher assessments of children’s attainment across KS1 and KS2 in terms of the new National Curriculum.

Assessing primary science this Autumn

Tue. 15/09/15

This autumn, primary teachers in England await final information regarding the new Performance Descriptors for KS1 and KS2. These are intended to be used by Y2 and Y6 teachers, as they make teacher assessments of children’s attainment across KS1 and KS2, for the first time at the end of this school year.

Strategies to use with SEND students

Wed. 09/09/15

Teachers share their strategies with SEND students and supporting organisations offer helpful tips and advice.

New in the Bookshop - We're talking about evolution

Mon. 17/08/15

We've just started stocking a great new guide from Millgate House Publications - 'Let's Talk About Evolution'. This is a complete guide to teaching evolution in the primary curriculum and ASE members receive over 25% off rrp. Buy from just £17.

Consultation launched for next wave of qualification reform

Thu. 13/08/15

ASE will be responding to the Ofqual and DfE consultations on the next wave of GCSEs and A-levels to be reviewed by the Government for 2017 onwards. These include GCSE astronomy and geology and AS and A-level environmental science.

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