ASE Cymru Wales Conference: STEM and the new Curriculum

13 October 2018
10:00 - 14:30
St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans
, Cardiff CF5 6XB , United Kingdom

A one-day conference for primary and secondary teachers, learning professionals and scientists exploring the opportunities that the new curriculum will bring.Tom Crick, Chair of the Science & Technology Area of
Learning and Experience (AoLE) & NNEST, will join us for a panel discussion about the proposed
changes to the curriculum.

Event Type: 
Conference
11-19 Teachers
Cymru Wales

Full details

A one-day conference for primary and secondary teachers, learning professionals and scientists exploring the opportunities that the new curriculum will bring.Tom Crick, Chair of the Science & Technology Area of
Learning and Experience (AoLE) & NNEST, will join us for a panel discussion about the proposed
changes to the curriculum.
Breakout sessions will give you an opportunity to discuss STEM in the new curriculum with other
practitioners and learning professionals.
Hands-on workshops will cover a range of topics including habitats, planning a mission to space, coding
and even marine science. All of which aim to provide practical ideas for supporting teaching STEM in light of a
changing curriculum.

We are able to offer this as a free event in parternship wth the National Museum Wales  due to the generosity of  the organisers/presenters donating their time. Please support ASE to provide these events and gain all the other benefits of membership for yourself by joining at: https://www.ase.org.uk/membership/membership-category/

Join our panel as they give their own perspectives on STEM in the new curriculum.
- Tom Crick, Chair of NNEST, and Chair of the Science and Technology Area of Learning and
Experience (AoLE)
- Sue Quirk, ERW - Education through Regional Working
- Andrew Jones – Head of Science, Glan y Mor
- Clarissa Brind – STEM coordinator, Rhydypenau Primary School                                                                    -Sharon Pascoe - Headteacher Fochriw Primary School

The discussion will be followed by a series of breakout sessions.
Breakout 1- Discuss what support may be required for teachers and learning professionals during
the transition from the current to the new curriculum. Tom Crick 
Breakout 2- Discuss how to incorporate the new STEM curriculum at KS3 and KS4 into your teaching
practice. Sue Quirk &  Andrew Jones
Breakout 3 – The support needed for Primary schools in approaching the new curriculum Clarissa Brind and Sharon Pascoe
Breakout 4 - Discuss how learning providers could help support the teaching of STEM in light of a
changing curriculum. Ciara Hand  and Dayna Mason

Workshops

Foundation & KS2
Oceans and fossils.
Lewis Brown, National Marine Aquarium

KS2 & 3
Does practical science matter?
Glen Gilchrist - Central South Consortia
Explore practical ideas for undertaking meaningful science experiments in the classroom.
 

KS2 & 3
Using scientific surveys.
Ieuan Donovan, St Fagans National History Museum.
Have a go at identifying different habitats and get to grips with doing a scientific survey using OPAL
guides. Plus find out more about our new bookable High Ropes and Habitats workshop at St Fagans
National History Museum.
(Outdoors, bring appropriate clothing and footwear)

KS3 & 4
Data logging/Coding
Newport University
Robot workshop. Andy Harper USW, Senior lecturer design and technology.

KS3 &  4
How to plan a mission to Mars.
Heather Jackson, National Museum Cardiff & Debbie Syrop, Cardiff School of Engineering
Have a go at a range of STEM activities to help engage pupils with preparing for a mission to Mars.
Ideas for the classroom, and resources to take-away. Plus find out more about the upcoming Tim
Peake exhibition at National Museum Cardiff.

 

Foundation  and KS2
Chemistry.
Dayna Mason. Royal Society Chemistry

Venue location

St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans

Cardiff

CF5 6XB