News

Updates from the Royal Society of Chemistry's education teams

Meet our 2021 Education Prize winners

Join us in celebrating excellence and innovation in the teaching of chemistry

Find out more

A group of people with a certificate and lots of lemons and wires

New Guinness World Records title for highest voltage fruit battery

2021-11-26T12:00:00+00:00

2923 connected lemons: the recipe for a new Guinness World Records title, awarded to the RSC and Saiful Islam

A large cartoon medal with images of working chemists on

The RSC’s 2021 Education Prize winners

2021-11-23T07:35:00+00:00By

The Royal Society of Chemistry announces the winners of its Education Prizes, celebrating exceptional achievements in advancing the chemical sciences

A chemistry teacher and two students

The Highlighting Minorities in Chemistry project

2021-11-05T14:00:00+00:00By

Find out more about the Highlighting Minorities in Chemistry project, supported by the RSC’s Inclusion and Diversity Fund

A student writes in a lined notepad

‘It made a difference to a lot of students’

2021-10-11T15:06:00+01:00By , Emily Howe

Find out how Marine Academy Plymouth redesigned how they use their form time in order to support students during the pandemic

A teenage boy does homework

‘Our year 10 are on track to have the best results for science in years’

2021-10-11T14:52:00+01:00By , Emily Howe

Find out how Regents Park Community College integrated revision guides into their teaching to support their students during the pandemic

John Luton and Amelia, Varndean College

‘It felt like I had some backup’

2021-10-11T11:27:00+01:00By Emily Howe,

Find out how Varndean College set up a consolidation programme for A-level and IB students

Catherine McGinty

‘It was key for me that my students felt supported’

2021-10-11T11:26:00+01:00By Emily Howe,

Find out how tutorials helped Leaving Certificate students at Marian College feel confident and supported during the pandemic

An illustration of a person in a digital platform

How you helped improve registration

2021-09-10T11:00:00+01:00By Victoria Haines

We recently launched a new registration process. Here’s how

An image of a teacher advising two university students in lab coats

How the Royal Society of Chemistry supports teacher trainers

2021-08-09T09:53:00+01:00

Learn more about the support available to teacher trainer programme leaders from the RSC’s education coordinators

Photo of four sixth form students smiling and pointing at a laptop

Excellent result at the International Chemistry Olympiad

2021-08-03T15:44:00+01:00

UK students win silver and two golds at the 53rd International Chemistry Olympiad competition

Two students talk to their teacher in a school laboratory while conducting an experiment using a pear-shaped flask

Nuffield practical resources improved and easier to find

2021-05-24T14:31:00+01:00By

Discover how we’ve optimised the experiments and demonstrations in our Nuffield practical collection, so you can find and use them more easily

Two hands on either side of a circle of green and blue disposable plastic resembling the Earth

Our best climate change and sustainability resources are now in one place

2021-05-07T13:14:00+01:00By

Inspire your students about chemistry for a greener, more sustainable future by connecting chemistry to climate and sustainability

A range of trophies and medals in coloured squares

Education prizes open for nominations

2021-04-19T14:16:00+01:00

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

2021-04-13T16:07:00+01:00By

Submit your presentation or poster to the online microscale 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?

2021-03-30T17:54:00+01:00By

‘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

2021-03-17T13:36:00+00:00By

Find out how we worked with teachers to test and develop our primary science website, Steps into Science, and hear 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

2021-03-12T12:31:00+00:00By

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

2021-02-26T12:17:00+00:00By

Grade boundaries revealed for annual Olympiad competition

A close up photo of liquorice allsorts sweets

Chemical allsorts puzzles

2021-02-22T16:34:00+00:00By

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

2021-01-04T13:51:00+00:00By

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.

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