Science education for the new century - a European perspective

Madsen, Claus (2005) Science education for the new century - a European perspective. In: Teaching and Learning Astronomy. Cambridge University Press.

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Abstract

The paper briefly discusses the surveys about public interest in science and the ways to stimulate interest in science among young people through improvements in the formal science teaching system. It emphasizes the need to develop programs of sufficient size to achieve a long-term impact and obtain the necessary changes. It describes the strategy and individual activities that ESO has undertaken in the field of science education and provides an outlook to the future EIROforum European Science Teachers' Initiative.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 11:28
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2018 16:04
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/1078

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