This collection of STEM education reports explores science professional development. The reports include:

  • Mathematics and science in secondary schools - This study examined the deployment of science and mathematics teachers and support staff in maintained secondary schools in England.
  • Acquisition of science subject knowledge and pedagogy in initial teacher training - This report addresses the question: How do one-year postgraduate Initial Teacher Training (ITT) courses in England and Wales support trainees’ acquisition of subject knowledge and topic specific pedagogy across the sciences?

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The Current and Future UK Science Workforce

This report, written for the Science Council and published in September 2011, explores the potential for an increase in registrations to the Chartered Scientist register (CSci) which recognises high levels of professionalism and competence in science.

The aim is to expand registration to technician and...

National Primary Science Survey (England): In-service Training Audit

This report, prepared for the Wellcome Trust in January 2008, presents the results of an audit of in-service training accessed by science teachers across regions of the UK. The data gathered provided a picture of what training was available, and the uptake of training.

Key findings showed various causes for...

Mathematics and science in secondary schools

This study, published in 2006, examined the deployment of science and mathematics teachers and support staff in maintained secondary schools in England. The research was conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) on the behalf of the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) during the...

Survey of Science Technicians

The Royal Society and the Association of Science Education commissioned a wide reaching survey on the provision, roles, responsibilities, working conditions and opinions of laboratory technicians in secondary schools and colleges in 2001, and had over 5000 technicians responding, making it the largest survey of its...

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