ERIC Number: ED197956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Linking Science Education to Real Life: Curriculum Design, Development and Implementation. Report of a Sub-Regional Workshop on Designing and Developing Innovative Science Curriculum and Instructional Materials (Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 10-12, 1979).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
The purposes of this Unesco workshop were to: (1) share experience gathered during national level workshops and identify problems, growth points, and methodologies of innovative projects, particularly those with focus on the use of locally available resources and environment as an alternative to and complement of laboratories; (2) based on the synthesis of the above experiences, develop guidelines for designing, developing, and implementing science curricula based on the materials derived from and linked with real-life situations and employable skills associated with them, using the environment and local resources; (3) suggest alternative methods for preparing teachers of science and technology education for implementing science curricula related to real-life situations, using environment and local resources; and (4) recommend follow-up activities, both at the national and regional levels. (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Conferences, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Regional Programs, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Student Needs, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
Note: Contains occasional light type.