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- UK ranks 20th in Science
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.
- Programme highlights - CPD Sessions not to be missed!
Don't miss the ASE Annual Conference 2014. There are many reasons to join us at the University of Birmingham from 8-11 January 2014, here are the top 5 from our members!
- Brenda Keogh - A Tribute
Our much-loved friend and colleague, Brenda Keogh, died recently after a brave battle with cancer. Brenda was a great supporter of ASE and an inspiration to all of those involved in primary science education.
- New Curriculum Question Time – Your questions answered
Is the new National Curriculum an improvement? What is the impact of no science coursework? How will the National Curriculum develop future researchers? Responses from a panel of experts.
- The future of fieldwork – have your say
Fieldwork is an essential part of effective practical work in science and ASE is pleased to support the Field Studies Council’s anniversary event to mark 70 years of inspiring environmental understanding. Join the debate online.
- ASE’s voice leads science education policy in 2013
Throughout 2013, ASE have spoken out about key science education policy developments in the National Curriculum, qualifications and assessment, school and college workforces, and the school system. All ASE's policy work is informed by our members.
- Brian Cartwright HMI joins us for Curriculum Question Time
Ask your questions about the new curriculum to a panel of experts, including Brian Cartwright HMI, involved in developing the new Science curriculum. The event takes place at the Institute of Education, London and is free to attend. Limited places available. Book online.