Launched in 2014, Amgen Teach is a three-year European training programme designed to strengthen the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use inquiry-based teaching strategies (IBSE) in the classroom.
The Scientix National Conference in Sweden invited teachers to participate in various activities devoted to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education, from 17 to 18 August 2015. This conference was held in the capital, Stockholm,
Teachers sometimes see mobile phones and other devices as a distraction from learning processes. An upcoming event will look at ways in which mobile technology can be a help, rather than a hindrance, to education.
It really depends on who you ask, whether people believe robots will be beneficial or a hazard to students and their future careers. Recent research suggests, however, that our mechanical co-workers are poised to take over not just menial work, but a
Teachers and policy-makers in eight countries were brought together to design, implement and evaluate learning scenarios for the use of computer tablets in 45 schools, as part of the Creative Classroom Lab (CCL) project.
Looking for ways to stimulate your science classes? The Association for Science Education in the UK has a website with an impressive range of activities and resources that can be used to engage your students. They're available for
If you are a teacher of physical sciences and interested in new ideas that might help ignite interest among your students in those subjects, you might want to consider signing up for the ESA/GTTP Teacher Training Workshop before 21 September 2015.