- ASE's New Events for 2014
ASE has announced several new CPD events for 2014 in addition to TeachMeets, regional meetings and long-established area conferences. Check out our 2 latest events - our area conference at Ipswich School and our regional technician's conference at Silverstone UTC.
- ASE announces new Chief Executive
Meet our new CEO. Shaun Reason is to become the new Chief Executive of The Association for Science Education. Shaun, who was recently the Chief Executive of a Group Charity and a former headteacher, comments on taking on the exciting new role
- PSQM Schools invited to join the big ITCH read
Is your school a Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) school? Then join in the nationwide school read of Simon Mayo’s children’s novel ITCH and get your hands on free copies for National Science and Engineering Week!
- ASE raises concerns for assessment of fieldwork in new A levels
ASE in a response today to an Ofqual consultation raises concerns over practical work, and particularly fieldwork, in science. The Outdoor Science Working Group (OSWG) welcomes the recognition of the importance of practical work, including fieldwork, but does not support the proposal for the outcomes of practical work assessment to be reported by a separate certificate and not to contribute to the overall A level grade.
- Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock helps students reach for the stars
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock gave the Margaret Collis ASE Primary Science Lecture at ASE Annual Conference 2014. This was a quick start guide to the universe and highlighted the importance of science engagement with primary students.
- Day 3 at ASE Annual Conference 2014 - Gallery now online
Day 3 of ASE Annual Conference 2014. View the galley now. Not registered? You can still book Saturday 11th January.
- Fantastic line-up of key speakers
There is still time to book ASE Annual Conference 2014, 8-11 January, University of Birmingham. Simply come along on the day and catch one of the fantastic sessions from our key speakers.
- ASE Annual Conference 2014 - Delegate handbook now online
Coming to ASE Annual Conference 2014? Plan your own CPD programme. Delegate Handbook Now Online!
- Merry Christmas from ASE
ASE wishes all members a very merry christmas and happy new year. Enjoy the Christmas break and ASE looks forward to welcoming delegate to the ASE Annual Conference 2014 at the University of Birmingham in the new year.
- Girls in physics and subject choice in schools
Findings published today find that only 19% of schools work to counter gender imbalances across 6 subjects including physics. Gender continues to be a difficult question for science education