Join and Engage

From local events to national policy, ASE works with you to develop your skills, your career and your professional recognition.

ASE is the professional body for all those involved in science education and is the largest subject association in the UK. ASE membership caters for 11-19, primary teachers and technicians. 

Choose your membership

Primary Memberships

Join a teacher network supporting inspiring Primary Science for all children.

Secondary and College Memberships

For those working in science departments in schools and colleges. Be part of a network on a mission to improve science education for all.

International Memberships

Be part of a community committed to sharing practice in science education from around the world.

Looking for Corporate Membership?

Corporate and Corporate Charitable memberships

Looking to become a Corporate member or Corporate Charitable member sign up here.

Why become a member?

Best practice and research

ASE publishes six journals and magazines to keep educators up to date with the latest developments in science education, news, research and opinion.

Public Liability Insurance

This essential insurance cover is included as part of your ASE membership and will protect you in your professional capacity, for example an accident in the lab and any personal possessions damaged by practical work. 

Campaigns you care about

We campaign on key issues affecting science education from ensuring curriculum time for science, appropriate levels of technician support to teacher's wellbeing. We rely on the support of our members to do this.

Professional Indemnity

Our Future Members are entitiled to a discount on Professional Indeminity insurance, to protect professionals in their work.

Professional Awards

Chartered Science Teacher (CSciTeach)

A chartered mark recognising excellence in science teaching and learning - demonstrating your commitment to your profession and career.

Registered Science Technician (RSciTech)

A registered mark recognising excellence for technicians working in science education. 

Register Scientist (RSci)

Have you got a science degree, qualified teacher status and been teaching for a minimum of two years? A Registered Scientist  Award (RSci) is a formal stepping stone to show improvement in your professional standard.

How to get involved?

Write for us

Our publications aim to share information and ideas that support effective practice in science education. 

Join a committee

Our work is led by our member community.

Host a TeachMeet

Our regional committees organise local events and meetings. Everyone is welcome.