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- Working scientifically to solve real world problems
These new resources can support pupils to work scientifically within a global context. Through investigation, pupils find out how to solve real problems in the developing world, and consider how solutions already implemented there may be applicable to our own lives here in the UK.
- Enthuse learning outdoors with our bug hunt competition
Join in the 2015 Bug Hunting Competition this summer - An annual competition for primary schools to explore the bug world.
- Programme announced for progression in science conference 2015
Progression for assessment, transition and without levels. This year our South East conference on 24 June will help all teachers with this all-important topic. We are delighted to confirm that Professor Jim Al-Khalili will be giving the special keynote lecture.
- Science Leaders' Survival Guide - 2015 Edition now online
A guide for survival in school science departments! This resources aims to be a handbook for managing a busy school science department and share insights from Heads of Science and Science Leaders'. The 2015 edition is now available online.
- Our Scotland Conference returns to Aberdeen in 2016
This year our Scotland conference was warmly welcomed by Robert Gordon’s College to be the first ever event held in the new Wood Foundation Centre for Science and Technology.
- Preparing your school for the solar eclipse
The largest Solar Eclipse in 15 years is set to darken our skies on the 20 March and there has been loads of interest in getting students out of the classroom to watch this rare solar event. The partial eclipse will last for two hours and cause a ‘morning twilight’ from 08.40am to 10.40am. Join us on #ASEchat on 16 March with CLEAPSS if you have any questions.
- Ofquals announces plans for practical assessment in new science GCSEs
Read our summary of the changes to practical science assessment, following consultation responses, a letter from the education secretary and Ofqual's announcement on practical assessment.
- Call for proposals - ASE Annual Conference 2016
In January 2016, the ASE Annual Conference will be returning to the University of Birmingham. You could showcase new resources, support colleagues with the latest subject knowledge or share advice for leadership, planning and the curriculum.
- ASE Member wins round-trip to Chicago
We are delighted to announce that Kulvinder Kaur Johal CSciTeach, Assistant Head Teacher and Science Co-ordinator from Northbury Primary School in Barking is the lucky winner of an an all-expense paid trip to Chicago.
- Science Teacher from Teeside up for $1m global award for teaching
Dr Richard Spencer MBE CSciTeach has been shortlisted in the final 10 candidates for a global nobel-style teaching award. The Global Teacher Prize is designed by the Varkey Foundation to celebrate teaching and raise the status of the profession.