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ASE's Views

October 14, 2012

ASE responds to consultation on primary assessment and accountability under the new national curriculum

September 29, 2013

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

Janaury 16, 2013

Response to Department for Business Innovation and Skills Consultation: Chartered status for further education sector

September 12, 2012

Response to the Welsh Government consultation on the Review of qualifications for 14- to 19-years-olds in Wales.

April 27, 2012

ASE contributes to report showing lack of appropriate maths skills

March 30, 2012

ASE responds to the Royal Society’s Call for Views for its Vision for science and mathematics education 5-19 project.

February 15, 2012

ASE responds to Ofsted consultation on Initial Teacher Training inspection, through it’s ATSE group (Association of Tutors in Science Education).

October 7, 2011

ASE responds to Early Years Foundation Stage consultation

An ASE response, informed by its national primary science committee and research committee.

September 19, 2011

THE ASE joins top scientists in calling for evolution not creationism to be taught in schools. 

Add your signature to the e-petition.

September 14, 2011
ASE evidence in House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report.

Practical experiments in school science lessons and science field trips.

May 20, 2011
ASE responds to the Science and Technology Committee Inquiry.

Written evidence submitted by the ASE's Outdoor Science Working Group on practical experiments in school science lessons and science field trips.

April 14, 2011

A SCORE response to the Department for Education’s call for evidence on the review of the National Curriculum.

The SCORE member organisations have worked together to provide the Department for Education (DfE) with evidence on the sciences for the National Curriculum Review.

November 5, 2010
ASE submission to the Royal Society call for evidence on computing in schools
Click here to access more information from the Royal Society. 

October 31, 2010
BBC Trust Consultation 

Does BBC science, taken as a whole, present a full and impartial view of the nature of the subject and of the role of science in society? 

October 29, 2010
Response to Wolf Review of 14-19 Vocational Education

For more information on the Wolf Review, please click here

October 8, 2010
Response to the Commons Select Committee consultation on the role and performance of Ofsted

October 4, 2010
TDA CONSULTATION TDA QCF Guidance (Schools) 

September 30, 2010
Response to the Department for Education consultation on the Early Years Foundation Stage

September 9, 2010
Views of the Association for Science Education on Defra’s proposed new Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2011

July 2010
ASE's response to Ofsted consultation on guidance for subject specific inspections of schools

September 2009
ASE's response to the GCSE criteria consultation

July 2009
ASE's consultation response to the Rose Primary Review

July 2009

May 2009
The Association for Science Education welcomes the proposal to end testing in science at the end of Key Stage 2 from 2010

May 2009
Association for Science Education urges MSPs to take care of science in Scottish Schools

APRIL 2009
Science Community welcomes Rose Review of Primary Curriculum

February 2009
ASE’s response to the DCSF consultation on Teacher Training

February 2009
Inquiry into Teacher Training 

January 2009
ASE’s responses to the Interim Report of the Primary Review

November 2008
Secretary of State announces cancellation of KS3 tests in science from 2009 (England): advice to ASE members

September 2008
The Sutherland Inquiry into National Curriculum Tests

June 2008
Response from ASE to SQS for SSS TDA consultation

June 2008
Engaging teachers, engaging pupils, engaging science: are we learning our lessons?

September 2007
A statement from the Association for Science Education on Science Education, Intelligent Design and Creationism

June 2007
ASE’s response to Testing and Assessment consultation

June 2007
House of Commons Select Committee on Education and Skills Testing and Assessment - Summary of Evidence from the Association for Science Education

April 2007
ASE’s response to The Primary Review, 'The condition and future of primary education in England’

November 2006
TDA CONSULTATION Support staff qualifications strategy consultation

August 2006

ASE response to DfES Consultation on Sustainable schools

June 2006
Science Teaching in Schools: A Submission of Evidence from the Association for Science Education

May 2006
QCA AS/A2 consultation: response from ASE

May 2006
ASE's response to the QCA online consultation on GCE AS-A2 

April 2006
Science GCSEs: meeting the challenge of the 2006 reform

May 2005
New Science GCSE 2006 - Timeline and Termly overviews 

January 2005
Changes to GCSEs in Science from 2006 – your questions answered

May 2004
WORKING GROUP ON 14-19 REFORM:14-19 CURRICULUM AND QUALIFICATIONS REFORM, INTERIM REPORT