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Talkscience: Science in schools: what are the options?

Come and discuss the future of secondary science education


What is secondary school science education for, and how should it be taught?

There is a need to train more scientists to tackle global challenges such as population growth, climate change, and food security. Furthermore, all citizens need the skills and knowledge to be able to participate in an inclusive public debate about how society handles scientific issues.

Should secondary science education cater primarily for the budding professional scientist, or for the informed citizen of the future? Who should determine the curriculum; policy makers, teachers, parents, students, or scientists? How should science be taught and assessed?

Come and discuss the future of secondary science education with our expert panel: including Professor Louise Archer (Kings College London), Peter Finegold (Institution of Mechanical Engineers), and David Perks (East London Science School). Chaired by Ed Dorrell (Times Educational Supplement).


Speaker(s):

Professor Louise Archer | talks
Peter Finegold | talks
David Perks | talks

 

Date and Time:

27 October 2015 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
01937 546 546
http://www.bl.uk
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Organised by:

British Library
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Tickets:

£5

Available from:

http://www.bl.uk/events/talkscience-science-in-schools-what-are-the-options

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