Towards a Royal College of Teachers
As part of the discussion about the creation of a Royal College of Teaching as an independent professional voice for teachers in England a collection of think pieces has been ...
The Council for Subject Associations
Welcome to the CfSA website
Do you know there is a subject association for you?
Would you like to:
- be up to date in your subject?
- be part of your subject community?
- pursue your own learning?
- have access to dedicated sources of information?
For more information about the subject association members and associate members of CfSA and the services they offer, please click on the Membership section.
If you would like to learn more about the Council for Subject Associations, or indeed subject associations in general please see About Us
Reform of the National Curriculum in England
At a meeting of associations held on 9 April 2013 a clear consensus emerged that if the Government's proposals were implemented as they stand it would be detrimental forEnglish education. This is a curriculum appropriate for the past and not for the present or the future. It is not a curriculum that our children deserve.
Subsequently the Council responded to the Government consultation that closed on 8 August 2013. The response can be downloaded by following the link under 'Latest News' (top right).
Association for Science Education (ASE)
The ASE is the largest subject association in the UK. The membership includes teachers, technicians, trainee teachers, tutors and lecturers in further and higher education, advisors, inspectors and consultants as well as representatives from industry and science organisations. The Association promotes excellence in science teaching and learning and provides a UK-wide network for individuals and organisations to share good ideas, meet the challenges in science teaching, develop resources and foster high quality continuing professional development.
The ASE also provides a comprehensive range of support for teachers and technicians in helping to enrich and enhance science teaching and learning. Its Annual and Area Conferences and regional meetings provide excellent opportunities to hear top class speakers and share ideas with other teachers and educators in science.