ERIC Number: ED066960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-May
Reference Count: 0
Nuevas Tendencias en la Ensenanza de las Ciencias (New Trends in Science Education).
Oficina Regional de Educacion de la Unesco para America Latina y el Caribe, Santiago (Chile).; Oficina de Ciencias de la Unesco para America Latina, Montevideo (Uruguay).
The concern for improving science education in Latin America is reflected in this document compiled by UNESCO offices in Chile, Uruguay, and Paris with financial support from UNICEF, and directed to Latin American science teachers. The first part deals with planning the reforms needed in science education and the practical considerations involved. The second part provides a general discussion of science education within the schools. Other topics covered here include UNESCO and UNICEF activities related to the improvement of science education in Latin America; the design; preparation, evaluation, and administration of science programs; the production, maintenance, and repair of scientific equipment; and the structure of a program for modernizing plans for scientific education. (VM)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Instructional Materials, International Education, Middle Schools, Primary Education, Research Proposals, Science Education, Science Equipment, Secondary Education, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Children's Fund, Santiago (Chile). Oficina Regional para les Americas.
Authoring Institution: Oficina Regional de Educacion de la Unesco para America Latina y el Caribe, Santiago (Chile).; Oficina de Ciencias de la Unesco para America Latina, Montevideo (Uruguay).
Identifiers: Latin America