The 2010 Scottish Science Education Conference, 'Sustaining Science: bright ideas for the future', was held at Dunblane on 5-6 March 2010 and was hosted by the ASE (Association for Science Education) Scotland and SSERC (Scottish Schools Equipment Research Centre). The conference aimed to support learning and teaching in the sciences through keynote addresses and workshop sessions.
Curriculum planners at all stages should regularly consider the opportunities presented by the experiences and outcomes to develop active learning throughout, from 3 to 18. Planning should encourage participation by, as well as being responsive to, the learner, who can and should influence and contribute to the process.Building the Curriculum 3
This workshop, run by Stuart Naylor and Brenda Keogh of Millgate House Education, explored thought-provoking CPD and creative ways of enhancing teaching, learning and assessment.
Brian Redman, Institute of Physics Teacher Network Co-ordinator in the South of Scotland, provided a workshop for training and support for teachers involved in teaching physics at all stages.