Annette Smith, ASE CEO, will be leaving her post and moving on to new activities at the end of April 2014.
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.
International assessment PISA announces that the UK ranks 20th in science out of 65 countries and regions. ASE asks are we world class?
- Join us at the Wellcome Trust Teachers’ Reception
We believe that the essence of education is its teaching. Join our special Wellcome Trust Teachers’ Reception at the ASE Annual Conference 2014 to find out about the breadth of our support for excellent science education.
- New free prize draw competition at the ASE Annual Conference 2014
Free exhibition entry to ASE Annual Conference 2014. Come along to a TeachMeet, see hands-on demonstrations and find plenty of new ideas. This year we have teamed up with AQA, Practical Action and Timstar to offer conference delegates the chance to win a Kindle Fire HD.
- ASE welcomes OFSTED’s survey of science education in schools
The Association for Science Education welcomes OFSTED’s report, Maintaining Curiosity: a survey into science education in schools and recommends it as essential reading for science teachers and senior leaders who are driving excellence in the teaching and learning of science.
Science & Education News from the BBC
- Roaming sharks go home to give birth
Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
- UK Floods: Learning lessons from the past
Do advances in technology mean we are better prepared?
- Is solar power best kept small?
Is solar power best kept small?
- More men chat in girls' 'dialect'
More men in California rise in pitch at the end of their sentences when talking, new research shows.
- Fruit-mad monkeys eat 50 per day
New research on South and Central American monkeys suggests that size is a key indicator of diet.
- Funds for research with other nations
The Chancellor George Osborne announces annual funding of Â£90m over five years for the UK to collaborate with emerging nations.
Using PISA wisely - a guest blog from the Chair of ASE's Research Specialist Group