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Science outreach and science education in the primary level: Conceptual and pedagogical challenges faced
(Infonomics Society, 2012)
To achieve economic growth, countries such as Ireland need to continue investing in scientific enterprise, which necessitates having more students choose and follow scientific careers. Current literature and policies point ...
Constructivism in the third space: challenging pedagogical perceptions of science outreach and science education
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-12-03)
Informal opportunities for young people to engage with science have increased in response to declining uptake in science and a shortage of science graduates. This paper is set in the context of the recent introduction of ...
Hooked on science
In this article, Martin McHugh and Veronica McCauley present a modern and interesting way to get students more engaged during lessons. They describe a detailed procedure that can be followed by any teacher or adapted to ...
Innovative initiatives: targeting the declining science enrollments in Ireland
(The New Zealand Annual Review of Education, 2006)
At the time of economic growth in Ireland, declining numbers of students enrolling in the sciences is emerging as an educational concern. Using a 2002 Government of Ireland commissioned report on science: The Task Force ...