Project

Project Summary

The Project proposal is build on the need to develop competences and knowledge in the educational field of the INITIAL TEACHER EDUCATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AREAS with specific reference to the PCK methodology.

The general aim of the project is to weigh on initial teacher education and, secondly, on in service teaching, of the scientific and technological areas so to make more attractive the perspective of scientific careers on the so called “hard subjects” for new generations. Specifically, the project will aim at:

The project will contribute to enhance the idea of International co-operation among education institutions and mobility of Science and technology prospective teachers, improving initial teacher education for secondary school and allowing for a better and more motivated teaching/learning in Science and Technology areas. Improving the quality of teaching these subjects so to make learning more attractive and improving the dissemination of the project outcomes through the publication of a Comenius seminar.

REFERENCES

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  3. Seymour J. R. and LehrerR. (2006) Tracing the Evolution of Pedagogical Content Knowledge.