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A Europe-wide network for teachers and professionals involved in primary science education is being set up in a €2.8 million project aimed at providing them with training and support to use inquiry-based learning in schools.

Inquiry-based learning is considered the most effective approach to learn science in view of the prevailing teaching pedagogy in Europe, which is the reason why fewer students choose the subject and why a need is being felt to increase the number of science and technology graduates.

Read more: Stress on inquiry-based learning in science

On the 26th October The Malta Council for Science and Technology presented the new PF7 Project Pri-Sci-Net co-ordinated by The Council and having 16 partners from different EU Member States.

Pri-Sci-Net is a €2.8 Million project and is about promoting the Inquiry-based approach in Primary Science Education across Europe. The Project is co-ordinated by Dr. Suzanne Gatt who is specialized in primary science education.

Read more: FP7 Project of the Month: Pr-Sci-Net

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  • The Inquiry in Primary Science Education (IPSE) Journal, an Open Access peer reviewed Journal is launched.

     

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  • Coordinator: Dr. Suzanne Gatt                  
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    Project Exc. S & T Officer: Laura Sue Armeni
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