MPs taking evidence on school science experiments and field trips

16 June 2011

The Science and Technology Committee examines the state of school science experiments and field trips, asking if the number of experiments and field trips are in decline, and , if they are, why?


The Committee will meet on Wednesday 29 June 2011 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

at 9.15 am: Supporting Teachers

  • Paul Cohen, Director Initial Teacher Training Recruitment, Training and Development Agency
  • Annette Smith, Chief Executive, Association of Science Education
  • Dr Phil Smith MBE, Co-ordinator, Teacher Scientist Network
  • Dr Steve Tilling, Field Studies Council

at 10.15 am: Supporting Schools

  • Beth Gardner, Chief Executive, Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
  • Professor Graham Hutchings FRS, Chair, SCORE
  • Sir Roland Jackson, Chief Executive, British Science Association
  • Steve Jones, Director, CLEAPSS

Further evidence sessions will be announced in due course

Image: iStockphoto 


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