ASE monthly e-newsletter 01 November 2011

Gearing up for the ASE Annual Conference!

As we gear up for the ASE'S Annual Conference in Liverpol in January we will be highlighting some of the great things on offer for you!

Key Speakers

Key speakers at the 2012 conference include TV personality Dr Adam Hart-Davis and Professor Athene Donald DBE FRS, giving The Royal Society's Keynote Speech.

In the week's running up to the conference, we will be profiling each of them but if you can't wait click here.

Do you need help completing your CSciTeach application form or your CPD record for 2011?

The ASE Registration Board is running two sessions at the Annual Conference at Liverpool University in January to help you complete your CSciTeach application or to complete your CPD record for 2011.

Members of the board will be on hand to offer advice and guidance on how to put together a successful application or meet the new CPD requirements to retain CSciTeach status.

The Booked Courses are:

Room BC12 at 1400-1500 on Thursday 5th January 2012
Room BC44 at 1400-1500 on Friday 6th January 2012

Find out what other courses and workshops will be running in our Programme Preview.


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 ASE Guide To Primary Science Education

ASE Guide To Primary Science Education

This guide is essential reading for everyone concerned with the practice of primary science education. Edited by Wynne Harlen, the book has 24 concise chapters covering a wide range of topics about learning and teaching science in the primary school.


To purchase your copy click here



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ASE Guide to Secondary Science Education - New edition

ASE Guide to Secondary Science Education - New edition

Also available, is the new edition of the ASE Guide to Secondary Science Education.

And in 2012, look out for a new title, the ASE Guide to Research in Science Education.

Reviews of new titles from ASE are on the website here.

Remember ASE members enjoy substantial discounts on all resources in the online bookshop.


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ASE Events

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07 Nov 2011
Forces Evening for Primary Teachers

Location : St George's School for Girls, Edinburgh

A practical workshop with lots of ideas and activities for teaching Forces in your Primary classroom.

12 Nov 2011
New Ideas for Effective Science Teaching

Location : The Centre for Effective Learning in Science, Nottingham Trent University

The event is open to all primary and secondary teachers, teaching assistants, technicians and advisors and will be an opportunity to gain some new ideas to enhance and support your science teaching.

12 Nov 2011
No Child Left Inside! Outdoor Learning in the Primary Curriculum

Location : St Bride’s Primary School, Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast

This workshop will examine what Outdoor Learning is, explain its benefits and provide practical activities to implement it in line with the curriculum.

18 Nov 2011
Annual Primary Science Regional Conference - Wonder-full Science!

Location : Woolley Hall, Wakefield

The world of science is full of wonder! This year's annual conference will explore practical techniques to develop inquisitive minds and raise standards within the classroom.

19 Nov 2011
ASE West of England Conference 2011

Location : Science Learning Centre South West, At-Bristol

Experienced primary and secondary school colleagues can learn about new initiatives and resources and NQTs can learn what to do for CPD.

23 Nov 2011
sci TeachMeet

Location : Science Learning Centre for Yorkshire and the Humber 9th Floor, Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University

We have teamed up with the Science Learning Centre for Yorkshire and the Humber to bring you a networking evening where you will leave buzzing with ideas.

07 Dec 2011
'The Kings of Cool'

Location : Northern Ireland Science Park, Belfast and via Webcast.

A free christmas lecture on superconductivity for sixth form students. Open to both ASE members and non-members.

07 Dec 2011
Hull and Humber Section: Joint Primary and Secondary Meeting

Location : Kelvin Hall Specialist Science College

A Primary Workshop providing practical examples of enquiry-led science, including fair testing, a Secondary Workshop on Teaching Tips for the changes to GCSEs and much more.

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