The teaching of organic chemistry in schools across the
The donation will be used to help teachers deliver A-Level organic chemistry lessons with increased confidence and enthusiasm, leading to significant long-term benefits to
Shire is providing an unrestricted education donation of £250,000 over the coming five years, and has pledged to participate in teaching sessions and will grant teachers access to Shire sites for training.
In addition, Shire will be sponsoring an award for a group of top A-Level chemistry students in 2008, giving them the chance to travel to
The RSC will employ its educational expertise to deliver improvements in the understanding and teaching of organic chemistry, modernise the A-Level science curriculum, provide materials that teachers enjoy using and students understand and increase the awareness of science in the public domain.