The Science Education MA aims to reflect contemporary theory in all aspects of practice in science education: international, formal and informal. The next step came when the British Academy for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) published a report in 1867. 2 BAAS promoted teaching of “pure science” and training of the “scientific habit of mind.” The progressive education movement of the time supported the ideology of mental training through the sciences. BAAS emphasized separately pre-professional training in secondary science education. In this way, future BAAS members could be prepared.
In this framework, Progress in Science Education (PriSE) aims at fostering a stimulating exchange between researchers, teachers, and other stakeholders in the field, trying to investigate their ideas and visions, and to suggest approaches for an effective and sustainable development of science education in and out of school. Science, Technology, Engineering & Math, Liberal Arts, Humanities & Education, Social & Behavioral … Read more