ERIC Number: ED262997
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Girls And Science And Technology (GASAT). Congressbook: Backgrounds and Emphases of the Conference (1st, Eindhaven, The Netherlands, November 9-13, 1981).
Raat, Jan H.; And Others
The project on Girls and Science and Technology (GASAT) consists of bringing together individuals involved in research and development projects to examine ways to increase the participation of girls and women in science and technology education, by organizing international conferences. This seven-part document provides: (1) a discussion of the GASAT problem leading to the first international GASAT conference (considering causes of the GASAT problem and other topics); (2) the opening conference address by Bernardijn ten Zeldam (deputy secretary-general of the Dutch Ministry of Education); (3) a discussion of schooling in the Netherlands, England and Wales, Sweden, Norway, Federal Republic of Germany, Portugal, Canada, and the United States; (4) descriptions of initiatives taken in these countries to resolve the GASAT problem; (5) summaries of working group suggestions/recommendations related to teacher education, support activities for women and girls, and curriculum and teaching materials; (6) a consideration of future directions; and (7) a 14-page bibliography of publications cited by GASAT participants in their contributions to the conference and judged to be of relevance to the subject. (JN)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Practices, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Sex Bias, Sex Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Teacher Education, Technology
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands).
Note: For related documents, see SE 046 209 (Volume 1) and SE 046 210 (Volume 2).