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ERIC Number: ED037360
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 185
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Two and One Half Months As Consultant to the Government of Mauritius, Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs on Aspects of Biology Teaching-September to December, 1969.
Meyer, Rex
Included is a description of the present status and needed improvements in biology teaching in Mauritius. Needed changes are described in terms of curriculum, examinations, preservice and inservice training of teachers, production of resource materials and simple apparatus, the use of educational television, radio broadcasts and audio-visual aids, and the need for overall coordination. Detailed proposals were made for improving the status of environmental education in Mauritius, and for the establishment of education services at the Natural History Museum. Biology teachers were involved in several workshops and seminars and helped to prepare a new biology course. Appendices include reports and proposals submitted at various stages in the project, construction guides for some inexpensive apparatus, and 95 photographs. (EB)
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Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: Macquarie Univ., North Ryde (Australia).