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- ASE Member wins prestigious award for research
Professor Justin Dillon from King’s College London and an ASE member since 1980, has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to research in environmental education.
- Primary assessment and accountability under the new national curriculum
ASE responds to Government's consultation on primary assessment and accountability under the new national curriculum. Making recommendations for teacher assessment, national curriculum tests, progress measures and accountability.
- ASE has concerns for the position of science education in Northern Ireland
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
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
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
ASE support Ofqual announcement today, as teaching of all reformed GCSE subjects is delayed.
- Alice Roberts to become ASE President
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
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
The incoming chair of the ASE, Pete Robinson visits Timstar's special launch event.
- What on Earth? New publication!
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.