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Online International Forum on Teacher Professional Development and Socio-Scientific Issues

30. November 2021 @ 10:00 - 16:00

This stand-alone, international event brings together experts in the area of socio-scientific issues and teacher education to discuss recent trends, synergies and collaboration as well as exploitation capacity.

The specific objective of this multiplier event is to provide a venue for ITE teachers and curriculum developers in Higher Education, and other policy makers to discuss and share good practices and ideas on further improving teacher education related to socio-scientific issues. The multiplier event starts with an invited plenary, followed by workshops and lectures that provide concrete examples of how to include SSIs in ITE for science and mathematics teacher educators.



10-10.30 Teacher Professional Development and SSI – The Ensite Project (Maria Evagorou, University of Nicosia)

10.30- 11.15 Formative Assessment in Socio-scientific Issues-based Science Lessons: Examples from Dutch teachers’ (Dury Bayram Jacobs, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

11.15 – 12.00 Promoting Collective Activism on Socio-Scientific Issues through Communities of Practice (Pedro Reis, Instituto de Educacao, Lisbon)

Lunch break & Recorded poster sessions with ENSITE

2 pm – 4 pm round table (15-minute presentations) and discussions (names of invited experts will be shared next week)


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30. November 2021
10:00 - 16:00
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University of Nicosia
ENSITE Project