Science education organisations and associations

American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS): seeks to "advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people."

American Association of Physics Teacher: a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.

Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA): The journal of the association Research in Science Education is published by Springer.

East-Asian Assocation for Science Education (EASE): serves as a strong platform for science education in East Asia regions to exchange and share ideas and practices.

European Researchers in Didactics of Biology (ERIDOB): aims to bring together researchers in Didactics of Biology from European and other countries in order to share current research, to develop a greater awareness of the diversity of research traditions within Europe and to provide opportunities for the discussion of issues specific to biology education and biology education research.

European Association for Learning and Instruction (EARLI): exists to support and promote an active research culture in the field of learning and instruction. EARLI enables about 2400 members from 61 countries to engage in critical dialogue.

International Organization for Science and Technology Education (IOSTE):  was established to advance the cause of education in science and technology as a vital part of the general education of the peoples of all countries and to provide scholarly exchange and discussion in the field of science and technology education.

International Research Group on Physics Teaching (GIREP): is an international membership organisation (founded in 1966), open to individuals with a concern to improve the teaching of physics —teachers and their supporters (researchers, coaches, curriculum developers). 

Multimedia in Physics Teaching and Learning: provides an annual forum to exchange information and ideas about the use of multimedia in physics teaching and learning.

National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST): A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning Through Research.

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA):  is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

Special Interest Group on Education and Training, European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) 

 The International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group: promotes research informed by the history, philosophy, and sociology of science and education for the purpose of improving teaching, learning, and curricula in science.