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Claire Fox, Director of Institute of Ideas, chairs a debate asking ‘How do we raise the professional status of teachers?’ Join hosts the National Science Learning Network, the Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust.

The debate is part of the 'Talking Science Education' series which give teachers and stakeholders the opportunity to discuss the issues important to all within the science education sector. 


Claire Fox - Director, Institute of Ideas


Dame Kate Dethridge - Headteacher, Churchend Academy

Russell Hobby - General Secretary, National Association of Head Teachers

Colin Inglis - Science teacher, Boroughbridge High School

Rachel Tuffin OBE - Executive Lead, What Works Centre for Crime Reduction

More information on the event can found in the 'Talking Science Education' debate flyer.

Attending this event

To attend the event, bookings need to be made through the ASE website; you will be required to register to attend the conference.

Prices are based upon the number of days you want to attend the conference and discounts are available for ASE members and group bookings. Attendance is free for trainee teacher members of ASE. 

If you have any questions about this event, please contact

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