New directions for science education by Russell Tytler

Evolution of science education

The science education research literature can be read as identifying major concerns and directions for reform: the need to support deeper knowledge of disciplinary concepts and practices; the need to engage students’ interest in science; social justice concerns with engagement in science futures; learning to engage with science in authentic, interdisciplinary and societally significant contexts. […]

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The Evolution of Science Education Survey Opinion piece by Sibel Erduran

Evolution of science education

The Evolution of Science Education Survey conducted by Oxford University Press provides a timely account of science professionals’ views of the core purposes of science education as well as the challenges and opportunities facing science education. Numerous findings from the survey are noteworthy. Skills A great number of those surveyed considered skills such as critical thinking and problem-solving as important […]

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The Future of Science Education – Commentary by Bonnie Schmidt

Evolution of science education

Our world is changing much faster than science education. Furthermore, during the global Covid-19 pandemic, technology use accelerated in education, amplifying significant inequities and gaps across all education systems. Public trust in science was crucial for containing spread of the virus and driving vaccine adoption. Around the world, for the very first time, everyone experienced […]

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