Building dens and inspiring a generation: how you can get involved with Den Day 2017

Save the Children’s Den Day is a great event for raising awareness of the issues surrounding global homelessness and child safety.

Having run Den Day twice already, and now preparing for my third, I have seen the brilliant student successes that have come from the den engineering, the humanitarian...

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Intensive ENTHUSE bursaries: Wilsden primary school share their experiences

When Wilsden Primary School in Bradford embarked on their Intensive ENTHUSE activities in November 2015, their aim was to raise the schools’ attainment across STEM subjects.

In order to do so, they needed the tools to plan meaningful links between literacy, topic, mathematics and science, to ensure...

Are technicians invisible?

Are you a technician? Yes? Then you will know what a technician does. No? Then chances are you don’t know what a technician does. Why is this?

Technicians are highly skilled staff with diverse, complex and specialist roles. In higher education they are often the first port of call for both staff and...

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£600 funding for schools by participating in research into benefits of STEM project work

The British Science Association is looking for 200 secondary schools in England to participate in research into CREST Awards.Participating schools will receive £600 funding to take part in a randomised control trial of the Silver CREST Awards in 2017/18 with a group of year 9 students. This is a unique opportunity for your school to make an...

Celebrating inspiration in the North of England and Scotland

On Friday 12 May 2017, the last of a series of regional ENTHUSE Celebration Awards ceremonies took place.Held in Manchester Town Hall, the evening celebrated a number of inspirational teachers, technicians, support staff and schools and colleges from the North of England.Winners of the 2017 North England and Scotland round of the ENTHUSE...

Take your class back in time with Dinosaurs in the Wild

With Dinosaurs in the Wild, teachers can take their class somewhere they've never been before – back in time!This new immersive and interactive experience allows teachers to give 7-11 year-olds a unique experience, travelling back 67 million years to see living dinosaurs. Brought to you by producers behind the hit TV series and arena show 'Walking...

Classroom displays competition: your chance to win £100 worth of vouchers

The summer term has arrived, which can mean only one thing – our classroom displays competition has returned!Over the last few months, it has been fantastic to be able to see the thought and creativity that goes into classroom displays all around the country. As this competition has been so successful, it will be running again for another term.How...

Celebration of London and South East England educators

The London and South East England winners of the ENTHUSE Celebration Awards were announced at a high-profile awards evening on 24 April 2017 at the Royal Society, in London.The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards event is now an eagerly awaited annual event, celebrating the impact of professional development on teachers, technicians, schools and colleges...

Evaluating the impact of the CREST Silver Award

The British Science Association will be evaluating the impact of the CREST Silver Award and are looking to recruit up to 200 secondary schools in England to participate in a randomised control trial.Half the participating schools will be randomly assigned, by computer, to the ‘treatment’ group and will deliver the CREST Silver Award in 2017-...

Let Teachers SHINE competition now open

The 2017 Let Teachers SHINE competition is currently accepting applications.SHINE is an education charity that gives children the opportunity to acquire the skills and confidence they need to turn their potential into success at school and beyond, irrespective of their background or family income.They support educational programmes to raise the...

Save the Children’s Den Day returns for 2017

Save the Children’s Den Day, an educational interactive fundraising event for schools, is returning for a third year on Friday 16 June 2017.Den Day calls on schools to join in with a creative, fun adventure as pupils build dens together and raise money to ensure children have a safe place to sleep and play. In 2016, 600,000 children signed up to...

The British Science Association would like your feedback

The CREST Awards scheme is the British Science Association’s (BSA) flagship programme for young people, providing science enrichment activities to inspire and engage 5 to 19 year olds.It is the only nationally recognised accreditation scheme for project work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects.CREST gives students the...

ENTHUSE Celebration Awards: celebrating educators in Northern Ireland

The Northern Irish winners of the ENTHUSE Celebration Awards were announced at a high-profile awards evening on 29 March 2017 at the Parliament Buildings, Stormont Estate, Northern Ireland.The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards recognise the dedication of teachers in the development of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.The...

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