Supporting excellence in science teaching and learning is a vital and commonly shared vision for the Association for Science Education (ASE) and the Royal Society of Chemistry. That’s why we are delighted to be taking part in the ASE Annual Conference in January 2022.
Register below, and find out more about our sessions plus a special event for early career teachers.
Register for the conference
This in-person conference is run by the ASE. To take part, book your place and register in advance via the ASE. The ASE will provide details of how to access the conference and its individual sessions.
Early career teacher afternoon
Wednesday 5 January
Several of the RSC team will be joining you at the special ECT event on Wednesday afternoon. We will be there to answer any questions you may have and to help you find teaching resources on the Education website. Plus, we will have some useful materials for you to take away with you.
Come and see our presentation at 5pm. We’ll be letting you know about our latest events, upcoming competitions and new resources to use in class.
register for the RSC presentation
We will be holding several sessions throughout the conference from Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 January.
Thursday 6 January
11.00–11.55am with Laura-Alexandra Smith
The RSC has piloted a programme to support and enhance the quality of leadership in schools. We will share findings from this pilot project and its impact.
Friday 7 January
2.00–2.55pm with Katayune Presland
During 2021, the RSC supported 10 schools in running projects. We will share reflections from the project, and discover ways to implement ideas from this project in your own school’s context.
2.00–2.55pm with Kirsty Patterson
An interactive session demonstrating the wrap-around resources available to support teaching of common and core chemistry practicals from the RSC.
Note: a repeat session will take place on Saturday 8 January from 1.00–1.55pm.
3.30–4.25pm with Stephen Hendry
In this session we’ll be talking about how we developed our new sustainability teaching resources and engaged schools in Scotland with COP26. There’ll be a chance to try out some simple experiments and discuss methods of introducing young learners to this important topic.
4.45–5.40pm with Izzi Monk and Stephen Hendry
Learn about the RSC’s work on sustainability in the chemistry classroom and share your experiences and ideas. This interactive session we will highlight resources to support your teaching, offer time to reflect on successful teaching practice and give the opportunity to hear about our forthcoming plans.