Reviewing outcomes and candidate responses from the 2017 A-level examinations and identifying areas for improvement
Ally Bull, with the NZCER science education team, shares a New Zealand example of how science assessment could be developed to assess thinking in s
The teaching profession in the UK is under severe stress and science teachers seem to be feeling the brunt of this.
Reviews of the curriculum, and the science curriculum in particular, have become a regular feature of the educational landscape in the UK.
Successful teaching of an important physics topic requires comfortable subject knowledge and an understanding of a pedagogy to promote learning.
A case study is presented in which a group of secondary school students took on a task in which they had to design and implement a method to measur
Easy ways to demonstrate temperature-sensing with thermochromic paint and to measure force with Electrolycra.
Catherine reports on the work that her group has been doing for Public Health England on microbes, prevention of infection, antibiotics and antibio
At St Michael's RC School, we aim to develop in our students an understanding of the importance of scientific knowledge through the delivery o
Assessment for learning: how and why it works in primary classrooms.
The authors use their third article to discuss summative assessment, its uses, strengths and pitfalls.
Chris and Sally start off a three-part series looking at the issues of assessment that teachers face in the classroom.