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- Introducing our next Chair-Elect
We are pleased to announce that Mary Whitehouse CSciTeach has been elected Chair of the Association.
- Terrific Scientific: The importance of dynamic primary science in a squeezed curriculum
Members Blog: the ASE is supporting the BBC's Terrific Scientific campaign and we wanted to tell you about the possible way to get involved and some of our questions for the future.
- The Great Bug Hunt 2017 Winners
Congratulations to the overall winner of this year's Great Bug Hunt - Lyncroft House Preparatory School in Cannock.
- ASE attends a Royal Buckingham Palace Garden Party
Two long-serving members of staff, Karen Shoebottom and Stephen Fyles, attended the first Royal Garden Party of 2017 at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday with the Association’s Patron, Prince Philip, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
- 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.