Research and analysis

Maintaining curiosity - science education in schools

Findings of a survey of science in 91 primary and 89 secondary schools carried out between 2010 and 2013.

Documents

Maintaining curiosity a survey into science education in schools

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Maintaining curiosity a survey into science education in schools

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Maintaining curiosity a survey into science education in schools - report summary

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Maintaining curiosity presentation

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This report highlights the importance of teaching science for understanding. For pupils to achieve well in science, they must not only acquire the necessary knowledge, but also understand its value, enjoy the experience of working scientifically, and sustain their interest in learning it.