PSQM Publications and Research


February 2017

Developing teachers as leaders of science in primary schools Pages 64-71
Julia Mackintosh, Elizabeth White and Claire Dickerson

August 2015

Supporting ongoing teacher development through Primary Science Quality Mark
Jane Turner and Stuart Naylor

April 2013

What can we learn about current practice in primary science teaching and learning in England from the Primary Science Quality Mark award programme?
Jane Turner with Steve Marshall, Adam Farley and Lydia Harriss


PSQM is a research active programme based in the University of Hertfordshire: School of Education.

PSQM is one of six Academic Collaborators supported by the Primary Science Teaching Trust . Find out more here.

One of the key objectives for PSQM is to:

  • To assemble and make accessible to the wider science education community a rich data base of current practice in primary science.

PSQM carries out its own research into primary science practice and also collaborates with researchers in other HEIs.