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

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

Associate includes:

Price: £50.00 (for a years membership)

  • Quarterly magazine Education in Science
  • Discounted CPD and network events
  • Exclusive lunchtime-updates
  • Up to 50% off in the ASE bookshop

Teacher/School (in addition to above) includes:

Teacher Price: £90.00 / School Price: £130.00 (for a years membership)

  • Our leading primary magazine Primary Science
  • The Primary Science Leaders' Survival Guide (Online resource)
  • 150+ Primary upd8 resources
  • Member-only PLAN resources

Consultant (in addition to above) includes:

Price: £140.00 (for a years membership)

  • Science Teacher Education
  • Membership of the ASE Futures Group
  • Directory listing

Trainee Teacher (Special Offer): 

Special Offer Price: £48.00 (each year for three years)

To support you in your first three years. All the benefits of Associate membership plus:

  • Our leading primary magazine Primary Science
  • A free CPD Day at ASE Annual Conference
  • ASE Guide to Primary Science for only £17.00

Secondary and Colleges

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

Technicians and Associate  includes:

Price: £50.00 (for a years membership)

  • Quarterly magazine - Education in Science
  • Work towards Registered or Chartered status
  • Up to 50% off in the ASE bookshop
  • Discounted CPD and network events
  • Exclusive lunchtime-updates
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Topics in Safety, the Prep Room Organiser and other member-only resources

Teacher  (in addition to above) includes:

Price: £114.00 (for a years membership)

  • Our peer reviewed journal - School Science Review 
  • The Science Leaders' Survival Guide (Online resource)

Consultant (in addition to above) includes

Price: £160.00 (for a years membership)

  • Science Teacher Education
  • Our leading primary magazine Primary Science
  • Membership of the ASE Futures Group
  • Directory listing

Trainee Teacher (Special Offer): 

Special Offer Price: £48.00 (each year for three years)

To support you in your first 3 years of training. All the benefits of Associate membership plus:

  • Our peer reviewed journal - School Science Review 
  • A free CPD Day at ASE Annual Conference
  • ASE Guide to Secondary Science for only £17.00

 

International

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

International Associate includes:

Price: £50.00 (for a years membership)

  • The ASE International Journal and Education In Science
  • The latest news and education research
  • Up to 50% off in the ASE bookshop
  • Online only to eliminate postage costs

Teacher membership and other options

  • Most other membership options are available if you're based outside of the UK, with the addition of a charge to cover international postage costs.

International Postage Add On (Cost for the year): £65.00 

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 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.