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ASE has concerns for the position of science education in Northern Ireland

Fri. 27/09/13

In Northern Ireland, students are not required to study any science beyond age 14. This contrasts starkly with the rest of the UK and many other countries. At primary level, the lack of any prescription for science has resulted in less content being taught and an insufficient emphasis on science teaching within an enquiry based context.

Join the debate on the value of practical science

Tue. 17/09/13

The value and effectiveness of practical science has been under discussion on BBC Radio 4’s popular Inside Science programme over recent weeks, including .

ASE Welcome New Chair of the Association

Mon. 16/09/13

Pete Robinson is Chair of the Association for Science Education in 2013/2014. Pete tells us the lessons he has learned from his career as a Teaching and Learning Consultant, what he plans to do over the next year as Chair and what ASE's modus operandi "Excellence in Science Teaching and Learning" means to him

New Science GCSEs are delayed until September 2016

Fri. 06/09/13

ASE support Ofqual announcement today, as teaching of all reformed GCSE subjects is delayed.

Alice Roberts to become ASE President

Thu. 08/08/13

The Association for Science Education (ASE) is delighted to announce our President for 2014, Professor Alice Roberts.

Primary pupils win great bug hunt and BBSRC award best bug photography

Thu. 01/08/13

A primary school in North Wales have been announced the winners of this year’s Great Bug Hunt competition. This national competition is run by schoolscience.co.uk with The Bug Man, Martin Rapley and aims to take science learning out of the classroom and bring it to life in the outdoors.

ASE Chair visits Timstar

Wed. 31/07/13

The incoming chair of the ASE, Pete Robinson visits Timstar's special launch event.

What on Earth? New publication!

Mon. 22/07/13

The What on Earth? Wallbook of Science & Engineering – This book is a 2.3 metre long! and is a full illustrated timeline of human history and invention.

Final Consultation of National Curriculum Review

Mon. 15/07/13

ASE Chief Executive comments on final consultation of the Government's National Curriculum Review. Did it fail to develop something outstanding from the beginning?

#ASEchat with Alom Shaha investigates the challenges of practical work

Fri. 12/07/13

#ASEchat this week focused on the challenges of practical work in science teaching with special guest host Alom Shaha.

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