ASE Futures Conference 2019

04 July 2019 - 05 July 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Sheffield Institute of Education
Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
, Sheffield S1 1WB , United Kingdom

Early bird rate ends 30th April. The ASE Futures Conference is for everyone leading professional development in science education - across all settings. 

Event Type: 
11-19 Teachers

Programme : Thursday 4th July

1000-1015 Welcome to the Conference Mary Whitehouse - ASE ChairAll
1015-1115Presidential Keynote John Holman - ASE PresidentAll
Sustained Improvement in Primary ScienceClare Warren & Jane Turner - PSQMPrimary
Becoming a Science TeacherHelen Gourlay - University of East Anglia (UEA)Secondary
MAT/TSA Case StudiesSheffield Institute of EducationAll
Coaching for Physics DevelopmentIan Horsewell & Rachel Hartley - IoPSecondary
The Real Value of Practical ScienceCatherine Witter - AQAPost-16
1255-1355 Lunch and networking
1355-1455 Keynote: Teacher Professional Learning - Taking Context SeriouslyJulie Jordan - Sheffield Hallam UniversityAll
1510-1625Workshops: (Sessions marked * and ** are half sessions)
Permission to Dabble! Teacher CPDJoelle Halliday - Sheffield Hallam UniversityPrimary
A Toolkit for Engineering in the Primary Classroom* Fay Lewis & Juliet Edmonds - UWEPrimary
Science Capital in Primary/EY PGCE Students *David Jones - UEA; Sally Spicer - University of WarwickPrimary
Developing a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Intervention to Support Science Teacher Well-being**Alex Manning & Emma Towers - King’s College LondonAll
SKE and NQTs’ Work**Anne Parfitt - Bath Spa UniversitySecondary
Artificial Intelligence EducationDavid Swinscoe - Ajabra; Roni Malek - UCL IoESecondary
Student and Probationer TeachersPaul Beaumont & Kate Andrews - SSERCSecondary
1630-1700ASE Futures Annual General MeetingASE Futures CommitteeAll

Friday 5th July

Time SessionSpeakerPhase
0915-0935ASE UpdateShaun Reason - CEO ASEAll
0935-1035 Keynote: Ofsted UpdateMatthew Newberry HMI - OfstedAll
1055-1210Large workshop:
Curriculum DesignThe Alliance: ASE, RS, IoP, RSC, RSBPrimary
Curriculum DesignThe Alliance: ASE, RS, IoP, RSC, RSBSecondary
1210-1310Lunch and networking
1310-1410Large workshop:
Educating the 21st Century Primary Science TeacherJoe Shimwell & Jonathan Sanderson - NUSTEMPrimary
Thinking, Doing, Talking ScienceBridget Holligan - Science Oxford; Helen Wilson - Oxford Brookes UniversityPrimary
Best Evidence Science Teaching (BEST)Peter Fairhurst - UYSEGSecondary
Cross-curricular ScienceRichard Pountney & Emily Perry - Sheffield Institute of EducationSecondary
Climate Across the CurriculumRahul Chopra, Chris King - International Science Council (ISC) ProjectPost-16

Delegate Prices

One-day delegate registration includes full day programme for either the conference on Thursday or Friday and lunch.

Two-day delegate package – includes full day programme for Thursday and Friday, lunch each day and Conference dinner on Thursday. Please note that accommodation is NOT included.

Ticket TypeEarly Bird Rate (Ends 30 April)Standard Rate
Non MemberOne Day Registration£175£195
Two Day Delegate Package £355£395
ASE Futures MemberOne Day Registration£99£110
Two Day Delegate Package £193£215
ASE MemberOne Day Registration£139£155
Two Day Delegate Package £265£295
Conference Dinner Only (Thursday 4 July)Bookable for one-day delegates who want to attend the dinner£43.50£43.50

Conference Hotel Accommodation 

    Delegates are advised that they need to book their accommodation seperately through the University.

    Venue Location

    Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus S1 1WB

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