Models of scientific understanding are examined, leading to the claim that knowledge acquisition is a necessary but insufficient condition for succ
NEW guidance on Outdoor Learning, Assessment and Senior Leadership.
ASE Education Group
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
Alan Haigh discusses why we need to teach children to think and how best to do it.
Championing research-informed teaching through exploration of the EEF Improving Secondary Science guidance and ways of implementing research into p
An article about research-informed practice focusing on preconceptions – children's naive ideas about science; through learning theory, teachers ca
In this article we report that prospective PGCE science students perceive creative lessons as incorporating three major characteristics: the need f
This article considers how working as part of a professional learning community can support a collaborative and evidence-informed approach to impro
Cutting-edge science research can provide incredible stimulus to primary school children's emergent ideas in science.
Alison J. Trew
Techniques to promote understanding of the choices that have to be made about energy use.
Science education research can be categorised into three broad dimensions: knowing science, doing of science and learning about the nature of scien
The June 2017 special issue of School Science Review focused on epistemic insight.