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- 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
- ASE Chief Executive, Annette Smith says farewell in 2014
Annette Smith, ASE CEO, will be leaving her post and moving on to new activities at the end of April 2014.
- Concerns raised over students STEM aspirations
Research published today reports why few young people aspire to become scientists and the importance of embedding STEM Careers awareness in lessons. ASE launches 11 ASPIRES case studies for teachers.
- UK ranks 20th in Science
International assessment PISA announces that the UK ranks 20th in science out of 65 countries and regions. ASE asks are we world class?