Kathryn Roberts's articles

  • Equations on a blackboard

    Walport's wake-up call?

    1 May 2010

    Independent report on pre-19 science and mathematics education in the UK recommends changes to curriculum and assessment regimes

  • Newly qualified teachers and new heads of department would be eligible for the MTL

    Masters of teaching

    1 March 2010

    If all teachers were qualified to masters-level, would this increase the status of teachers and the profession?

  • Images representing science topics

    GCSE expectations

    1 November 2009

    Will the new GCSE science criteria published later this month by the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA) satisfy the demands of all interested parties?

  • Information under a magnifying glass

    GCSE criteria under scrutiny

    1 July 2009

    Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) launches consultation into the GCSE science criteria which could lead to a radical overhaul of specifications

  • Chemistry and graduation images

    The chemistry PhD experience

    1 July 2009

    This autumn sees the launch of 45 Doctoral Training Centres (DTCs) in science and engineering in 20 universities across the UK

  • Students made form different coloured pipe cleaners

    Low score for Science Diploma

    1 May 2009

    Government delays launch of level three Science Diploma in response to concerns raised by SCORE, the body representing science education professional bodies

  • Feet on weighing scales
    The Mole

    Obesity – at what cost

    1 March 2009

    Do drugs have a part to play in controlling obesity?

  • Flags from various countries

    International tests

    1 March 2009

    How well do 14-year olds in England do in science and mathematics compared to their peers on the world stage?

  • rsc logo

    RSC on the campaign trail

    1 January 2009

    The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) launches campaign to tackle a 'decline in school science examination standards'

  • University researchers in a lab

    Chemistry's grand challenges

    1 November 2008

    UK chemists identify main areas for research funding for the next 20-40 years.