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- Girls in physics and subject choice in schools
Findings published today find that only 19% of schools work to counter gender imbalances across 6 subjects including physics. Gender continues to be a difficult question for science education
- ASE Chief Executive, Annette Smith says farewell in 2014
Annette Smith, ASE CEO, will be leaving her post and moving on to new activities at the end of April 2014.
- Concerns raised over students STEM aspirations
Research published today reports why few young people aspire to become scientists and the importance of embedding STEM Careers awareness in lessons. ASE launches 11 ASPIRES case studies for teachers.
- 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.