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- ASE President launches £10 million Longitude Prize 2014 – Vote to solve one of the greatest scientific challenges of our time
ASE President, Prof. Alice Roberts, will be the host of tonight’s Horizon programme on BBC Two to launch the public vote for the challenge that will be the focus of the Longitude Prize 2014. New ASE CEO, Shaun Reason, comments of this exciting new challenge.
- Recognising key support for the new primary national curriculum
ASE's flagship journal for primary teachers has been sent to all schools across the UK and is available to download now in an effort to support teachers facing an overhaul of the national curriculum from September 2014. The special issue focuses on changes to the new national curriculum and the support available from ASE and key supporters.
- Dangers in A-level sciences grading reform highlighted
As Ofqual announces the separation of marks for practical science from core A-level grades, concerns raised of subsequent impact on how students’ attainment in science is measured and recorded.
- Call for nominations - ASE Elections 2014
Get involved with your ASE! Nominate yourself or another member to be ASE's future Chair or a member of ASE's Assembly - a network of science education experts.
- ASE welcomes international delegation from Beijing
Today the Association for Science Education (ASE) welcomes representatives from the Beijing Association for Science and Technology (BAST) to the charity’s head offices at the University of Hertfordshire.
- New tools to support science leaders in secondary schools
The Association for Science Education (ASE) today launches a new resource that recognises the need to support Science leaders and departmental heads in secondary schools. The Science Leaders’ Hub aims to bring Heads of Departments and other science leaders’ advice and support.
- Primary School Competition opens - Join the Great Bug Hunt
ASE's SchoolScience.co.uk has announced that the Great Bug Hunt, an annual competition for primary schools to explore the bug world, will be returning for 2014! Find out how to enter and how this can help you cover important parts of the curriculum.
- Call for proposals now open - ASE Annual Conference 2015
In January 2015, the ASE Annual Conference will be returning to the University of Reading. Be involved in an extensive programme of over 250 CPD events for the science education world. You could showcase useful resources or share advice for leadership, planning and the new curriculum. Submit your session idea online.
- ASE's New Events for 2014
ASE has announced several new CPD events for 2014 in addition to TeachMeets, regional meetings and long-established area conferences. Check out our 2 latest events - our area conference at Ipswich School and our regional technician's conference at Silverstone UTC.
- ASE announces new Chief Executive
Meet our new CEO. Shaun Reason is to become the new Chief Executive of The Association for Science Education. Shaun, who was recently the Chief Executive of a Group Charity and a former headteacher, comments on taking on the exciting new role