ERIC Number: ED266017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Training of Science Teachers and Teacher Educators. Report of a Technical Working Group (Quezon City, Philippines, July 17-27, 1984).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Science educators from Bangladesh, China, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Korea, and Sri Lanka met to: (1) review current experiences in the preparation of science teachers and teacher educators and their continuing education in the nine countries, as well as to consider major trends, issues, and problems related to the training and retraining of science teachers and teacher educators; (2) define and illustrate the concept of "open competence"; (3) identify the competencies and attitudes needed by science teachers and science teacher educators to cope with changes in science education; (4) suggest strategies for designing and developing science teacher education programs at the pre-service, in-service, and continuing education levels, with focus on developing open competence; and (5) make suggestions for follow-up inter-country cooperative activities and national actions. Each of these areas is addressed in separate chapters of this five-chapter report. A list of participants, resource persons, and observers is included. (JN)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Development, Science Education, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educator Education, Teacher Educators
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Asia