A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
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.
Derek Bell, Chief Executive of the Association for Science Education, was appointed professor of education in July 2007 by the College of Teachers
Glenys reports on citizen science and ways in which teachers can encourage youngsters to get involved with real world science, both at home and glo
This article argues that science teachers need an awareness of different ways of understanding the relationship between science and religion in ord
The ASE's President-Elect draws together the implications of the work carried out by the three professional bodies for science to date and highligh
How are the new science standards adopted in the USA in 2014 for ages 5-18 innovative, and do they have implications for science teaching and learn
How to identify the basic resilience level of students, and a description of techniques and ideas in the science classroom that can be used to nurt
Twenty years after the Nuffield Foundation's 'Beyond 2000' report, is there still room for its vision of scientific literacy for all, and what are
Michael J. Reiss
An introduction to the work of the UK's three main professional bodies for science on developing curriculum frameworks.
Efforts to introduce a balanced science curriculum from the mid-19th century to the present day.