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Calling Biology Teachers: Developing fieldwork skills

Sun. 22/01/17

As part of ASE’s commitment to the effective and regular fieldwork experiences, we encourage A level biology teachers to take part in a 10 minute survey from one of our fieldwork partners, the British Ecological Society.

Members' Update: What happens on a practical monitoring visit and how to improve practice (Part 1)

Mon. 16/01/17

ASE member, Sarah Longshaw, writes an account of the new arrangements for A-level Common Practical Assessment Criteria (CPAC)and practical monitoring visits using A-Level Chemistry as an example.

The ASE Book Award: Winner Announced

Thu. 12/01/17

We're delighted to announce that The Abyss of Time by Paul Lyle (published by Dunedin) is the winning title of the ASE Book Award 2016. This inaugural award aims to recognise the importance that physical books still have to play in the world of science education and has been designed to celebrate science writing that educates and inspires science learners of all ages.

Members Update: Committee Report Winter 2016

Mon. 19/12/16

Read about the work of our committees, their priorities and their future plans. Our dedicated committees and specialist groups work on behalf on the whole of our professional network. Their expertise and experience forms part of ASE’s voice. Each committee has issued a short update for members.

Science and Engineering Community Makes Committment to Diversity

Thu. 15/12/16

Today the ASE voices its support for a major new framework to improve diversity and inclusion in science and engineering. This new initiative from the Royal Academy of Engineering and Science Council.

How do we compare? International study reports back on England and Northern Ireland

Thu. 01/12/16

This is a short overview for members of the key findings from The Trends in International Mathematics and Science (TIMSS). This is a longitudinal study involving 57 countries that compares understanding and attitudes towards both science and mathematics for Year 5 and Year 9 pupils.

Special Events at ASE Annual Conference 2017

Thu. 01/12/16

There is lots going on at ASE Annual Conference 2017 - Check out all our special events including a special Teachers' lunch with the Wellcome Trust. All teachers and technicians are invited to a Free lunch event in the Meadow Suite from 12:00 – 14:00pm on Friday 6th. Pick up free resources and find out about support for science teaching across the UK. Register now.

The ASE Book Award: Shortlist Announced

Wed. 30/11/16

This award has been designed to celebrate science writing that educates and inspires science learners of all ages. The award will be presented at our annual conference and hopes to raise the profile of science publishing and showcase the best authors.

Black Friday Sale: Up to 30% off this essential publication

Fri. 25/11/16

We've done the math this Black Friday and although we love percentages off we also want to enthuse students about lots of other essential mathematical concepts needed in 11-16 science learning. So we're offering up to 30% off 'The Language of Mathematics in Science'.

BBC Terrific Scientific - Nationwide Primary Science Investigations in 2017

Fri. 18/11/16

We're delighted to be supporting the BBC initiative launched yesterday for UK Primary Schools called BBC Terrific Scientific. The campaign consists of 10 nationwide investigations and hopes to encourage 1 million children to take part.

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Teacher Supply - Spring 2017 Poll (1)

Do you think reducing paperwork and tackling unrealistic workloads will help to reduce the high turnover of teachers?