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- Our new Scotland Field Officer
Introducing Tess Watson, our new field officer for Scotland.
- Happy Earth Day - 20% Off Selected Titles
We're celebrating Earth Day this Sunday (22nd April) with 20% off selected titles in the ASE Bookshop.
- Call for Nominations
The Association for Science Education is largely run by groups of volunteers at regional and national level. If you would like to develop your interest in science education, consider getting involved in one of the many interest groups within the Association.
- Members' Update: What our committees have been up to this spring
ASE is a community led charity. Our members share their expertise across a broad spectrum of groups and committees to ensure that ASE continues to make progress on our mission to promote excellent in science teaching and learning. This is what's been happening so far in 2018!
- Annual Conference 2019 - Call for Proposals
Call for proposals
The ASE Annual Conference invites sessions from everyone engaged with science education. You can share a resource, present lesson idea, demonstrate inspiring practicals, offer an update on your research or explore any area of science teaching and learning. For the conference, we build up a programme of over 400 CPD sessions covering Early Years to A-level and teacher training. Proposals are welcome from both ASE members and non-members and from seasoned presenters or those new to sharing their practice.
- The Great Bug Hunt Begins
An opportunity for pupils to get outside to learn more about living things and their habitats and to use the outdoor classroom. Simply identify a local habitat, get the pupils to explore and discover the minibeasts (bugs) that live there, draw them and record their findings – it’s that easy!
- A response to the Department for Education consultation on strengthening Qualified Teacher Status and improving career progression for teachers
ASE welcomes the spirit of the consultation in proposing ‘options to strengthen development and career progression for all teachers, throughout their careers……making teaching as attractive as possible to prospective teachers…….developing existing teachers and supporting them to stay in the profession.’ We agree that there needs to be significant improvements to career progression offered to all teachers, which will benefit recruitment, and more importantly, retention.
- Science books that changed the world
To celebrate World Book Day today we asked our science education community to name one science book that they feel has changed the way in which we see the world. Our voters also suggested other highly influential science books. Our most voted book suggestion:On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin M.A. (1859)
- Job Opportunity: Editor for Science Teacher Education
ASE invites applications for the position of Editor of Science Teacher Education (STE). This unique subscription online journal is for all those concerned with the pre-service education, induction and professional development of science teachers
- Good Practical Science – making it happen
The Association for Science Education is pleased to announce support from The Gatsby Foundation to be involved in a new project producing guidance to enable secondary science departments and school leadership to develop their own written policy for practical science.