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- Elections: Nomination for the Chair of ASE 2018
Following the call for nominations for Chair of the Association, we are pleased to announce that Chartered Science Teacher and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Mary Whitehouse, has been nominated for the role.
- We won! ASE Primary Resources win Education Award
We won! We are delighted to announce that our suite of primary cross-curriculum resources “Why you’ll never catch smallpox” has won an Education Resources Award 2017. Through these resources pupils aged 9 to 11 learn about Dr Edward Jenner's pioneering work with smallpox vaccination and the impact of vaccinations today.
- Talking Leadership: The next Chair of ASE
We are seeking nominations for the next Chair of our Association. Current ASE Chair 2016-17, Chris Colclough CSciTeach writes about her experience of this three-year commitment as Chair-Elect, Chair and Immediate-Past Chair.
- The 9 Scientists you should know about this International Women's Day
In this resource to celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March), students learn about the work and lives of nine female scientists. They discover the achievements of these scientists, and consider the influences on their work and the challenges they have faced.
- How do you survive being a primary science co-ordinator?
A new digital guide launched today aims to bring together learning and expertise from fellow science leaders. The guide takes you through developing a vision for science in your school, from managing resources to effective assessment. An essential 'how to' for new and experienced science leaders alike! This is an exclusive benefit for ASE Primary Members.
- Why introduce global learning in science?
Global learning is an approach to learning about development issues through recognising the importance of linking people’s lives throughout the world. It encourages critical examination of global issues and awareness of the impact that individuals can have on these. We look at how this relates to science and what free CPD is on offer.
- Teacher Supply - The problem of a squeezed workforce amidst rising pupil numbers
The Association for Science Education (ASE) welcomes the Education Select Committee Recruitment and retention of teachers Report released today.
It responds to evidence submitted by ASE as part of alliance of 5 major organisations. The report confirms reports from ASE members that retention is as much as an issue as recruitment, if not more.
- Special Issue: No Boundaries, No Barriers
Free to all early years and primary practitioners – a bumper edition of The Journal of Emergent Science – OUT NOW!
- Members' Update: What happens on a practical monitoring visit and how to improve practice (Part 2)
Last month, Head of Science and 11-19 committee member, Sarah Longshaw CSciTeach recounted her experience of delivering the new Chemistry A-Level specifications (OCR). Today we wanted to feature perspectives from the other exam boards, what they have found was working well and where they have identified areas for improvement.
- STEAM Learning from BETT 2017
We were delighted to be at BETT for 4 days from last week and we just wanted to share from of the things we learned.