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Author Caillods, Françoise.

Title Science education and development : planning and policy issues at secondary level / by Françoise Caillods, Gabriele Gẗtelmann-Duret, Keith Lewin
Published Paris : Unesco, International Institute for Educational Planning ; Oxford, U.K. : Pergamon, [1996]


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Description xii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. I. Science education and development -- Ch. II. The state of science education in different countries. Sect. 1. Participation of students in secondary science education. Sect. 2. Curriculum organization. Sect. 3. Teaching and learning conditions in science education. Sect. 4. Science teaching in practice. Sect. 5. Cost of science education. Sect. 6. How much science do secondary pupils know? Sect. 7. Destination of school leavers -- Ch. III. Main issues in planning science education. Sect. 1. Specialization. Sect. 2. How to attract students to science? Sect. 3. Selected curriculum issues. Sect. 4. The role of practical activity in science education. Sect. 5. Assessment issues. Sect. 6. Language issues in the provision of secondary science education. Sect. 7. Training of science teachers -- Ch. IV. Cost-effective approaches to science education: an analysis of issues. Sect. 1. The case for and against special science schools
Sect. 2. Science laboratories and science kits - costs and options. Sect. 3. The provision of learning materials. Sect. 4. Management of school science departments and support for science-teacher development. Sect. 5. Maintenance issues and training of laboratory assistants. Sect. 6. Patterns of in-service/on-service training of science teachers. Sect. 7. Inspection and advisory systems -- Ch. V. Information base on science education. Sect. 1. Information base on science education. Sect. 2. Approaches to data collection and analysis for planners -- Ch. VI. Conclusions and recommendations for planners and decision-makers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-242)
Subject Education and state -- Developing countries.
Educational planning -- Developing countries.
Science -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Developing countries.
Author Göttelmann-Duret, Gabriele.
Lewin, Keith.
International Institute for Educational Planning.
LC no. 97212352
ISBN 0080427898 (Pergamon : hard-back edition)
9280311603 (UNESCO : limp-bound edition)