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  • This publication sets out 10 big ideas of science (e.g. ‘All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles’), and four ideas about science (e.g. ‘Scientific explanations, theories and models are those that best fit the evidence available at a particular time’). For ...
    Logo Institute
    Wynne Harlen
    ISBN: 978-7-110-09292-7
    Release Date: 28 Jun 2016
  • Working with Big Ideas of Science Education (Chinese version)

    Working with Big Ideas of Science Education (Chinese version)

    Resource Added: 28 Jun 2016

    Latest Update: 28 Jun 2016

    Working with Big Ideas of Science Education (Chinese version) 2MB, PDF
  • 23 Apr 2016
    The IAP Science Education Programme's biennial conference took place in Santiago Chile, on 'Improving the Learning of Biology and Related Sciences at the Pre-university Level', 14-15 April 2016.
  • OPCW call document 2016

    Resource Added: 20 Jun 2016

    Latest Update: 20 Jun 2016

    OPCW call document 2016 52KB, PDF
  • 12 October 2015 – 13 October 2015
    AEMASE, the initiative on “African-European-Mediterranean Academies for Science Education”, with courtesy of the Academie Nationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sénégal (ANSTS), held its Second Conference in Dakar, Senegal on 12-13 October 2015.
    Hotel Ngor Diarama Dakar
    Dakar, Senegal
  • The Dakar Declaration released in October 2015 following the AEMASE II conference in Senegal

    Resource Added: 20 Apr 2016

    Latest Update: 20 Apr 2016

    Dakar Declaration_Oct2015 45KB, PDF
  • Lead Academy: Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM) Chair of the Global Council (2013): Academician Dato Ir. (Dr) Lee Yee Cheong (Malaysia) ( Special Assistant to the Chair: Dato Dr. Sharifah Mamunah (Malaysia)) Members : Guillermo Fernandez de la Garza (Mexico) He Zhu (China) Petra ...

    Resource Added: 3 Dec 2011

    Latest Update: 19 Apr 2016

  • 14 April 2016 – 15 April 2016
    The International Conference on 'Improving the Learning of Biology and Related Sciences at the Pre-University Level' will take place 14-15 April 2016 in Santiago, Chile, sponsored, among others, by IAP, ICGEB and RELAB. It will be followed on 16 April by the annual meeting of the IAP ...
    Santiago, Chile
  • 25 Jan 2016
    Pontifical Academy of Sciences hosted a workshop on the challenge of education in November 2015 ...
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    Resource Added: 19 Apr 2016

    Latest Update: 19 Apr 2016

    Presentation by Manzoor Soomro, November 2015, Rome 2MB, PDF
  • 5 Apr 2016
    On 5 April 2016, the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation (ISTIC) hosted a forum at UNESCO headquarters in Paris on ‘Embracing the Future: Improving the quality of science instruction in schools’.
  • This is the Farsi-language version of a publication setting out 10 big ideas of science (e.g. ‘All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles’), and four ideas about science (e.g. ‘Scientific explanations, theories and models are those that best fit the evidence available at a particular time’). ...
    Wynne Harlen
    ISBN: 9788894078466
    Release Date: 1 Jan 2016
  • Resource Added: 15 Mar 2016

    Latest Update: 15 Mar 2016

    Working with Big Ideas of Science Education (Farsi version) 1MB, PDF
  • 24 Feb 2016
    Profiles of SEP Global Council Members are now available. The next meeting of the Global Council takes place in Santiago, Chile, in conjunction with an international conference on “Improving the Learning of Biology and Related Sciences at the Pre-University Level”, from 14-15 April 2016 ....
  • A new teaching guide - 'Doing Global Science: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise' - will be released by the InterAcademy Partnership on 11 February 2016. The publication offers guidance on conducting research responsibly in a research environment that is increasingly international and multidisciplinary, and identifies responsible research practices that scientists around the world should embrace, as well as highlighting practices that should be avoided.
    IAP - InterAcademy Partnership
    ISBN: 9780691170756
    Release Date: 11 Feb 2016
  • Resource Added: 26 Jan 2016

    Latest Update: 26 Jan 2016

    Presentation by SEP Chair, Dato Lee Yee Cheong, November 2015, Rome 325KB, PDF
  • NASAC, the Network of African Science Academies, with funding by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) through their GenderInSITE project, has published this Workshop Report on "Mainstreaming Gender in Science Education". The report is based on the workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, in May 2015.
    NASAC - Network of African Science Academies
    Release Date: 1 Oct 2015
  • This is the Spanish-language version of a publication setting out 10 big ideas of science (e.g. ‘All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles’), and four ideas about science (e.g. ‘Scientific explanations, theories and models are those that best fit the evidence available at a particular time’). ...
    Wynne Harlen
    ISBN: 9788894078435
    Release Date: 1 Oct 2015
  • Resource Added: 5 Oct 2015

    Latest Update: 5 Oct 2015

    Working with Big Ideas of Science Education (Spanish version) 1MB, PDF
  • This is the French-language version of a publication setting out 10 big ideas of science (e.g. ‘All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles’), and four ideas about science (e.g. ‘Scientific explanations, theories and models are those that best fit the evidence available at a particular time’). ...
    Wynne Harlen
    ISBN: 978-2-7465-0932-0
    Release Date: 1 Sep 2015
  • Resource Added: 24 Sep 2015

    Latest Update: 24 Sep 2015

    Working with Big Ideas of Science Education (French version) 2MB, PDF
  • The Accademia Medica di Roma has published this report on a project assessing the feasibility for a Health Science Education Programme in compulsory primary schools. The project has been partly co-sponsored by the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy) and has received funds from IAP and IAMP.
    Accademia Medica di Roma
    Release Date: 1 May 2015
  • Resource Added: 26 Aug 2015

    Latest Update: 26 Aug 2015

    A Health Science Education Programme in Primary School (Italian version) 1MB, PDF
  • The Accademia Medica di Roma has published this report on a project assessing the feasibility for a Health Science Education Programme in compulsory primary schools. The project has been partly co-sponsored by the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy) and has received funds from IAP and IAMP.
    Accademia Medica di Roma
    Release Date: 1 May 2015
  • Resource Added: 26 Aug 2015

    Latest Update: 26 Aug 2015

    A Health Science Education Programme in Primary School (English version) 1MB, PDF
  • This is the Italian-language version of a publication setting out 10 big ideas of science (e.g. ‘All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles’), and four ideas about science (e.g. ‘Scientific explanations, theories and models are those that best fit the evidence available at a particular time’). ...
    Wynne Harlen
    ISBN: 9788894078428
    Release Date: 1 Aug 2015
  • This is the Serbian-language version of a publication setting out 10 big ideas of science (e.g. ‘All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles’), and four ideas about science (e.g. ‘Scientific explanations, theories and models are those that best fit the evidence available at a particular time’). ...
    Wynne Harlen
    ISBN: 978-88-940784-1-1
    Release Date: 1 Mar 2015
  • Resource Added: 7 Aug 2015

    Latest Update: 7 Aug 2015

    Science Education and other events in K-L, May 2015 114KB, PDF
  • This project aimed to evaluate whether a health sciences education programme can be successfully implemented during the first cycle of compulsory school. Promotion of healthy behaviours is generally considered as one of the essential components of primary prevention. Initiatives aimed at ...
    Topics: Science Education, Health
    Project Type: Study, Workshop
    Latest Update: 30 Jul 2015
  • 15 May 2015
    An International Workshop on "Health Science Education in Primary Schools" will be held at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, on 15 May 2015. The event is organised with the support of IAP, the global network of science academies, and IAMP, the InterAcademy Medical Panel.
    Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
    Rome, Italy
  • 14 October 2014 – 16 October 2014
    Call for abstracts for the International Symposium on “SHER Communication in Asia with a Special Focus on Science Festivals” which will take place 14-16 October 2014 in New Delhi, India, in conjunction with the AASSA General Assembly.
    New Delhi, India
  • 24 February 2013 – 27 February 2013
    Recent Updates - August 2013 The online  AGENDA contains links to all presentations given at the Conference Follow the link to the RESOURCES page for Articles and Features related to the results of the Conference, and the recommendations for follow up action ...
    Brazilian Academy of Sciences
    Rio de Janeiro
  • The publication of this book in 2015 'When the Earth Rumbles' in the English language based on the original French book ‘Quand la Terre gronde’ by La main à la pâte Foundation was undertaken by the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO (ISTIC).

    Resource Added: 23 Apr 2015

    Latest Update: 24 Apr 2015

    When the Earth Rumbles 8MB, PDF
  • Lead Academy : The Australian Academy of Science Chair : Prof. Jennifer Graves Recent updates in 2015: When the Earth Rumbles - English translation now available. The publication of this book 'When the Earth Rumbles' in the English language based on the original French ...

    Resource Added: 3 Dec 2011

    Latest Update: 23 Apr 2015

  • Lead Academy: Académie des Sciences (France) Chair: Prof. Giancarlo Vecchio Regional supporting Network: ALLEA  The ALLEA Working Group on Science Education with delegates from some 25 national academies is chaired by Professor Odile Macchi (Académie des Sciences) ...

    Resource Added: 3 Dec 2011

    Latest Update: 23 Apr 2015

  • Resource Added: 1 Apr 2015

    Latest Update: 1 Apr 2015

    International Workshop "Health Science Education in Primary Schools" - Preliminary Programme 137KB, PDF
  • The African Academy of Sciences has just published a report on the "Training and Mentoring African Scientists in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research" workshop, which was held at the African Academy of Sciences in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2014.
    African Academy of Sciences (AAS)
    Release Date: 1 Jan 2015
  • 29 Oct 2014
    The IAP Science Education Programme (SEP) Biennial Conference is now under way in Beijing, China. Hosted by the Chinese Association of Science and Technology (CAST), the conference is focusing on ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) / Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education’. The meeting brings together 136 participants, with 28 coming from 19 countries outside China ...
  • 28 Jan 2015
    The IAP Executive Committee, at is meeting in Paris in November 2014, allocated financial support from IAP funds, thanks to the generosity of IAP's principal donor, the Government of Italy. Follow the link to see highlights of activities planned for 2015 ...
  • The IAP Executive Committee, at is meeting in Paris in November 2014, allocated financial support from IAP funds, thanks to the generosity of IAP's principal donor, the Government of Italy. Here follow some highlights of activities planned for 2015: AASSA * , with the financial support of ...

    Resource Added: 26 Jan 2015

    Latest Update: 28 Jan 2015

  • Improving science communication, championing formal and informal science education (SE) and fostering citizen science literacy are crucial for sustained economic growth and human welfare. Existing national programmes, which have already brought expertise about inquiry-based science education ...
    Topics: Science Education
    Project Type: Conference
    Completed On: 28 Jan 2015
  • The Declaration was drafted during the IAP Science Education Programme (SEP) 2014 Biennial International Conference, which took place in Beijing, China, in October 2014. It was then published in November 2014 and calls on IAP member academies, governments, the private sector and UNESCO to strengthen science education around the world - with a focus on the proven methods of inquiry-based science education (IBSE).
    IAP SEP Programme
    Release Date: 1 Nov 2014
  • In June 2014, the Royal Society published a report 'Vision for Science and Mathematics Education'. Science and mathematics are at the heart of modern life. They are essential to understanding the world and provide the foundations for economic prosperity. The UK is a world leader in science and engineering. To maintain and capitalise on this position, the UK needs to strengthen its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

    Resource Added: 6 Aug 2014

    Latest Update: 21 Jan 2015

    Royal Society publishes 'Vision for science and mathematics education' 4MB, PDF
  • The African European Mediterranean Academies for Science Education (AEMASE) network and ALLEA have just published a conference report on the International AEMASE Conference on Science Education, which was held at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Italy, in May 2014.
    ALLEA - ALL European Academies
    ISBN: 978-3-00-048039-3
    Release Date: 10 Dec 2014
  • 1 Dec 2014
    Romain Murenzi, TWAS executive director, encourages African countries to invest in science education and science literacy in their nations in a recent interview ...
  • 16 Dec 2014
    Press Release
    Inquiry-Based Science Education - for the future generation of researchers. Follow the link to the recent report published by ALLEA in collaboration with the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei ...
  • 16 April 2013 09:00 – 17 April 2013 14:30
    Background to the Workshop, Roundtable and Forum on IBSE For the second time, ISTIC (the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO) and the Future University teamed up to organise a workshop on “IBSE for Science ...
    The Future University
    Khartoum, Sudan
  • 28 October 2014 – 30 October 2014
    The IAP Global Science Education Programme 2014 Biennial Conference will be on “Challenges and Opportunities of Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE)/Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education”, and takes place in Beijing (China) on 28-30 October 2014.
    Beijing Friendship Hotel
    Beijing, China
  • 15 Dec 2014
    The AEMASE initiative is committed to promoting science outreach to society and to improving the quality and accessibility of science education in schools throughout the North-South region. To achieve these aims, one of AEMASE’s key activities is implementing IBSE in more schools and supporting the continued professional development of science educators in IBSE methodology and practice. Follow the link to the recent conference report published by ALLEA in collaboration with the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei ...
  • 12 Nov 2014
    A declaration, endorsed by IAP's Executive Committee, calls on IAP member academies, governments, the private sector and UNESCO to strengthen science education around the world - with a focus on the proven methods of inquiry-based science education (IBSE) ...
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