A report launched today shows that science education in schools suffers due to a lack of essential resources for practical work. The report comes from a teacher survey commissioned by SCORE (Science Community Representing Education), a collaboration of leading science organisations including the Society of Biology.
Earlier this year, the Wilson Review highlighted a new scheme, kite-marking for degree programmes, as a system of industry recognition that would highlight to students potential employability provided by degree level programmes and bring employers closer to curriculum development.
Last chance to enter our animals in research student essay competition! The Society of Biology is running a competition to support student members (and those who have applied for the £15 per year student membership and are awaiting election) wishing to develop careers in animal science and technology.