Updates from the Royal Society of Chemistry's education teams

A range of trophies and medals in coloured squares

Education prizes open for nominations


The recently overhauled set of awards for educators opens for nominations today

A close up photo of a drop of liquid in a petri dish and a battery

Entries open for International Symposium on Microscale Chemistry 2021


Submit your presentation or poster to the online micoscale conference by 1 July

A teacher sitting at a desk in a classroom with four secondary school students

What teacher professional development support is available from the RSC?


‘Whatever your specialism or experience, the RSC has a course that’s right for you’

A photograph of a woman's hands and a laptop she is typing on

How you shaped our primary science website


Discover how we worked with teachers to test and develop our primary science website, Steps into Science, and hear about how your feedback helped to shape it.

An image of primary school teacher behind the Steps into Science logo

Steps into Science primary education website launches


Brand-new primary education website with all the RSC’s primary science resources in one place is live

A graph showing Olympiad Round 1 Scores 2021

Round one results of Chemistry Olympiad 2021 released


Grade boundaries revealed for annual Olympiad competition

A close up photo of liquorice allsorts sweets

Download Chemical allsorts puzzles


RSC interest group is publishing downloadable fact sheets and puzzles for students

An illustration showing a person sitting in a chair using a laptop to browse or publish content on the internet

Migrating resources from our older microsites


Some of our resources have moved. Find out why, and discover what we’ve added to the RSC education website while migrating a range of pre-existing microsites.

A photo of students doing an experiment in a school lab

Schools’ Analyst 2021 competition opens with slightly different format


The annual science competition is now open for registration and will be run in a socially distanced way

An image of three school children looking in different directions surrounded by aspects of chemistry

Results of RSC’s 5-year-long outreach study call for action


The results of the RSC’s Chemistry for All outreach study call for action from outreach providers, policy makers, teachers, schools, and parents to make chemistry more accessible for all

An image showing screenshots of RSC TikToks

RSC becomes official TikTok partner to inspire next generation of chemists


We are excited to announce a partnership with social media platform TikTok, to become the first learned society in the world to join its #LearnOnTikTok programme

An image of someone opening a golden envelope surrounded by confetti

Winners of Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund’s logo and video competition announced


ACTF trustees announce the winners of their new logo and TikTok video competitions, run in lieu of the 2020 Schools’ Analyst competition

An image of the desk of Olympiad 2020 finalist Rtvik Patel with his preparation materials

Success for UK team at the International Chemistry Olympiad


A team of four A-level students from the United Kingdom won one gold medal and three silver medals at the 52nd International Chemistry Olympiad competition, held virtually for the first time in the competition’s history

Hand holding question marks

Education in Chemistry launches new series for trainee teachers


Entering the world of teaching can be overwhelming, now trainee teachers have the opportunity to ask all kinds of questions to experienced educators to help them get one step ahead

An image of a golden trophy and star-shaped confetti

RSC announces winners of 2020 education awards


Find out all about the 2020 winners of the RSC awards for chemistry educators

Conference week

Teaching support continues as RSC unveils schedule for week-long free conference


RSC unveils its programme for a conference for teachers to help inspire them in readiness for a return to the classroom

Education in Chemistry magazine in print and digital

Education in Chemistry

Our magazine created for chemistry teachers is full of material to support and inspire you. Published online and in print by the Royal Society of Chemistry, we deliver a teacher-tailored experience, including science articles, teaching ideas, and downloadable resources