27

Apr2013

Find out more about the upcoming ESERA Executive Elections.

27

Apr2013

It is now possible for all active members to submit announcements for inclusion on the website and also in the quarterly ESERA eNews.

23

Apr2013

At the second meeting of their representatives during the 2013 International NARST conference the presidents of NARST, Lynn A. Bryan, and of ESERA, Manuela Welzel-Breuer, signed a common Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

23

Apr2013

The ESERA executive board met between 14 and 17 March 2013 in Nicosia, Cyprus.

23

Apr2013

The new generation of our website invites all ESERA members to use it actively for information and networking.

23

Apr2013

The review results have just been announced for our conference.  Read on for important information regarding the Conference registration and bookings.

18

Apr2013

Message from Manuela Welzel-Breuer, ESERA President, regarding the Financial Situation in Cyprus, ESERA and ESERA2013.

27

Feb2013

Abstracts of recently completed PhDs which have been added to the ESERA website.

03

Feb2013

It is with deep regret that we have to inform you that Philip Adey, Emeritus Professor of Cognition, Science and Education, passed away on Thursday evening.

17

Jan2013

The ESERA Special Interest Group on Science Education in Out-of-School Contexts is offering two Travel Awards of €100 to enable people currently enrolled in doctoral studies to travel to the course Museum Education Research

18

Dec2012

Find out the dates of the next meeting of the executive board and submit any ideas and issues that you would like to be discussed by the executive board.

18

Dec2012

Abstracts of recently completed PhDs which have been added to the ESERA website.

18

Dec2012

ESERA is offering a small number of Fellowships for attending the ESERA 2013 Conference in Nicosia, Cyprus.

18

Dec2012

Find out more about the upcoming ESERA Conference that will be taking place in Cyprus in September 2013..

18

Dec2012

Find out which project will represent ESERA at the 2013 NARST conference.

18

Dec2012

The ESERA Board has accepted a proposal to hold the ESERA 2015 International Conference in Helsinki from 31.8 – 4.9.2015. 

18

Dec2012

The ESERA board has accepted a proposal to host the 2014 ESERA Summer School at the COMU Dardanos Campus in Turkey.

18

Dec2012

Manuela Welzel-Breuer and Costas Constantinou provide a short summary of 2012 activities and season's greetings, as published in ESERA e-News 4 (2012). 

18

Dec2012

At the ESERA Conference 2013 the following members of the ESERA Executive will stand down: Koos Kortland (Treasurer) and Fatih Tasar (responsible for Special Interest Groups). The nomination procedure is now open...

18

Nov2012

SALSA, the Graduate School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof at Humboldt-University in Berlin, has announced 15 grants which are open for PhD studies within a graduate program, some of them in the field of Chemistry Education.

18

Nov2012

ESERA would like to announce that the deadline for applying for a Travel Award has been postponed to January 1st 2013.

13

Nov2012

After more than a decade, the ESERA.org website is relaunching. We are very grateful to Wenche Erlien for the initial design and also for managing the original website, on a volunteer basis, throughout this time.

11

Nov2012

The online paper submission system will be opening on 15 November 2012 on the ESERA2013 Conference Website.

10

Nov2012

ESERA is offering up to six travel awards, of between 500 and 1000 euros each, to enable people who are currently enrolled in doctoral studies or who were awarded their doctorate after 1st January 2010 to travel to research venues.

10

Nov2012

“Science Education Research and Practice in Europe. Retrospective and Prospective”. Edited by Doris Jorde and Justin Dillon. Sense Publishers.

05

Nov2012

The Association for Science Teacher Educations (ASTE) has issued a call to its members who would like to serve on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Science Teacher Education (JSTE).

01

Nov2012

It was a wonderful week in Bad Honnef, Germany!

Just at the beginning of the 11th ESERA summer school, at July 22th, the weather turned to be sunny, hot and bright. 49 students from 19 countries met for a whole week at the beautiful Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (the conference center of the German Physical Society) in order to present and discuss in very detail their PhD projects in the field of science education research. The students have been supported and advised by 18 researchers from 10 countries. Serving the students as staff members, the researchers offered a special coaching, but also lectures and workshops. The 2012 ESERA summer school was organized by Manuela Welzel-Breuer, Maria Breuer, Michael Schallies and Matthias Laukenmann (University of Education Heidelberg).

ESERA Announcements 1.11.2012

18

Oct2012

Merzyn, G. (2008). Naturwissenschaften Mathematik Technik – immerunbeliebter? (Science mathematics technology – more and more rejected?).

27

Sep2012

ESERA would like to announce the revised Membership fees that apply from 1st September 2012.

27

Sep2012

During the ESERA Conference 2013 in Cyprus Koos Kortland will resign from his position as ESERA Treasurer after having served for a period of ten years.

25

Sep2012

At the Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen, two positions as associate professor in university science education are open for application.

25

Sep2012

The ESERA Board invites applications from established research groups for the organisation of future Summer Schools.

25

Sep2012

The ESERA Board invites applications from established research groups for the organisation of future conferences.

14

Aug2012

At the Freudenthal Institute for Science and Mathematics Education, University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, a position of Professor of Science and Mathematics Education (0.8 -1.0 fte) is open for application.

01

Aug2012

Springer has published a new book on: Science | Environment | Health - Towards a Renewed Pedagogy for Science Education.

30

Jul2012

Abstracts of recently completed PhDs which have been added to the ESERA website.

24

Jul2012

The research group and graduate school, Teaching and Learning Science (nwu-essen), at the University of Duisburg-Essen invites Ph.D. students in science education, instructional psychology and educational science to the nwu Winter School.

10

Jul2012

The 2nd edition of the New Perspective in Science Education Conference will take place in Florence, Italy, on 14 - 15 March 2013.

10

Jul2012

The call for papers for the ESERA 2013 conference is available at the conference website: http://www.esera2013.org.cy/nqcontent.cfm?a_id=5682

03

Jul2012

Call for papers for Workshop Contributions for Inquiry-Based Science Learning with computer environments.

The workshop will explore the issues encountered by designers and researchers of IBSL situations (and related computer environments) with a particular interest in scaffolds and scaffolding systems for students. Core questions relate to what has been learned from past experiences to design effective scaffolds for learners engaged in experimental investigations supported by technology, and what could be the anticipated future.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is: 10th September 2012.

More information in the attached document or at http://arv-ibsl.imag.fr

29

May2012

We are pleased to announce a new conference, ICOLE: the 1st International Conference of the Outdoor Learning Environment, to be held on February 3 - 8, 2013, in Israel.

28

May2012

The Department of Science Education at the University of Copenhagen is now offering the second doctoral course on the Anthropological Theory of Didactics with special emphasis on institutional, technological, and epistemic aspects of math and science didactics.

23

May2012

One Assistant/Associate Professorship of Mathematics Education and one Associate Professorship of Science Education are open for application in Copenhagen:

09

May2012

King's College London has announced 9 posts in STEM education. Recruitment will begin with the appointment of a Chair in Mathematics Education and a Chair in Science Education.

26

Apr2012

The book Designing Theory-Based Teaching-Learning Sequences for Science Education, edited by Koos Kortland & Kees Klaassen, pays tribute to Piet Lijnse, now Emeritus Professor of Physics Didactics at the Freundenthal Institute for science and mathematics education, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands – and former treasurer of ESERA.

More information the theme, contents and availability of this book: flyer

21

Mar2012

The E-Book for the Proceedings of the ESERA 2011 Conference is now available and can be accessed from here.

 

12

Mar2012

The latest edition of ESERA e-News has just been announced.

12

Mar2012

King’s College London wishes to appoint nine outstanding scholars to join our existing group of 12 permanent staff at the Centre for Research in Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CRESTEM).

20

Feb2012

Call for papers for the International Journal of Science Education special issue on "Science, Environment, Health - Towards a reconceptualization of three critical and inter-linked areas of education". Editors: Albert Zeyer and Justin Dillon.

20

Feb2012

Call for papers for Authors for a new book: "The Role of Science Teachers' Beliefs in International Classrooms: From Teacher Actions to Student Learning"

16

Dec2011

The University of York is offering an ESRC PhD scholarship for a UK/EU student to start in Autumn 2012 on a 3-year or 1+3-year programme.

06

Sep2011

We invite applications from students and staff who wish to attend the next ESERA summer school, which will be held in Bad Honnef, Germany, from July 22-27 2012.

03

Sep2011

The ESERA Board has initiated a policy for establishing new Special Interest Groups (SIG).

01

Aug2011

Pushkin, D. (2011). Philosophy of "Packer" Pedagogy: Vince Lombardi, critical thinking and problem-based learning.

27

Jun2011

According to the constitution, the Executive Board of ESERA comprises nine members.

24

Jun2011

There will be a minimal price increase of around 6% for the IJSE pack* that is now available to members of NARST and ESERA for 2012.

10

Jun2011

The University of Luxembourg is recruiting for its Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Arts and Sciences of Education (FLSHASE) within its research unit EMACS a Research Associate M/F.

27

May2011

Yore, L.D., Van der Flier-Keller, E., Blades, D.W., Pelton, T.W., Zandvliet, D.B. (2011). Pacific CRYSTAL Centre for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Literacy: Lessons Learned, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Sense Publishers.

27

May2011

King's College London is now advertising three collaborative, co-funded PhD studentships on jobs.ac.uk.

26

Apr2011

During the last decades the Netherlands have been at the forefront of innovation in science and mathematics education. Currently Dutch curriculum development projects are in progress for mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry and advanced integrated science and mathematics.

15

Apr2011

The original ESERA constitution, written in 1995, has lasted remarkably well. However, the time has come to update it. The Executive Board of ESERA recommends three amendments to the Constitution.

10

Mar2011

The INQUIRE (‘Inquiry-based teacher training for a sustainable future’) Project

10

Mar2011

Science Learning Centre London is holding a science week at the IOE 27 June – 1 July 2011.

10

Mar2011

The 21st Symposium on Chemistry and Science Education will be held at the TU Dortmund University, May 17-19, 2012.

28

Feb2011

Aalborg University in the group "SMERG" (Science and Maths education research group) have a position opened for an associate eventually assistant professor in science education from socio-cultural perspectives.

19

Jan2011

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) offers a range of opportunities to study in Japan for senior and juniors faculty and post-docs for 2 weeks, one month, 6 months, two years...

14

Jan2011

On May 18th-20th, 2011, the University of Oslo hosts the conference "Visions for Teaching and Teacher Education: In view of a new knowledge base for Teacher Education, Language Learning and Math/Science Education".

17

Dec2010

Emeritus Professor David Layton, OBE, former Professor of Science Education, died on 28 November 2010.

06

Dec2010

We are happy to announce the workshop "HOW SCIENCE WORKS – AND HOW TO TEACH IT".

10

Nov2010

Universität Hamburg promotes excellent young academics by offering Junior Professorships.

27

Oct2010

The University of Münster, Department of Physics, Program of Elementary Science Education, invites applications for the following position, starting in April 2011: Professor of Early Childhood Science Education (W2), funded by the German Telekom Foundation.

13

Oct2010

Dear Colleague,The two of us are President (Michael Reiss) and Director (Martin Rogers) of the newly formed International Association for Science and Religion in Schools.

13

Oct2010

IJSE and IJSE Part B: communication and public engagement, now form the combined pack of journals available at an extremely reduced rate to ESERA members.

04

Oct2010

The ESERA Executive Board invites bids to host the ESERA Conference 2013 and the ESERA Summer School 2014. The conferences are self-financing, although a small grant from ESERA (currently 5.000 Euros) may be used to support the attendance of participants from central and eastern Europe.

04

Oct2010

ESERA is offering up to six travel awards of up to 500 Euro each to enable people who are currently enrolled in doctoral studies or who have completed their doctoral studies on any date after 1st January 2008.

26

Aug2010

The faculty at the University of Missouri Science Education Center asked me to share this message with the NARST membership.

21

Aug2010

Assessing Ethics in Secondary Science, is a report based on a seminar held in London in 2008 at the Nuffield Foundation.

09

Jul2010

Special issue guest editors:

Iztok Devetak (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)J

anez Vogrinc (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

07

Jul2010

During 2011, the International Journal of Science Education will be further developed into International Journal of Science Education

08

Jun2010

Lakehead University seeks to attract internationally recognized and respected scholars external to the University to be considered for a SSHRC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the following research area:Canada Research Chair in Mathematics, Science and Technology (MST) Education.

02

Jun2010

PDF files for the special issue of Science and Religion, published this year in Cultural Studies of Science Education are available as a free download from Springerlink.

02

Jun2010

The latest edition of the Emergent Science Newsletter can be found via the following link (pdf).

02

Jun2010

King’s College London wishes to appoint an individual to the established Chair in Science Education.

02

Jun2010

Call for papers for the Chemistry Education Research and Practice special issue on ‘Diagnostic assessment in chemistry’. Editors: David Treagust and Mei-Hung Chiu

23

May2010

Call for papers for the SC&ED special issue on ‘Philosophical Considerations in the Teaching of Biology’.

23

May2010

Call for papers for special issue: GLOBALIZATION – SCIENCE EDUCATION FROM AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Guest Editors: Mei-Hung Chiu and Reinders Duit

23

May2010

SETAC (Science Education As a Tool for Active Citizenship) is funded by the European Union Lifelong Learning Programme and focuses on science education as among the fundamental tools for developing active citizens in the knowledge society. It is aimed at teachers, students, museum explainers and explores the themes of Health, Energy, Climate Change.

22

Apr2010

As teachers we often tend to expect other countries to teach chemistry in much the same way as we do, but educational ESERA Announcements 22.04.2010systems differ widely.

08

Mar2010

Philosophy of chemistry has, only in the last few decades, begun to emerge as a distinct field within philosophy of science.

23

Nov2009

The 'Science' editorial (VOL 326 23 OCTOBER 2009) written by Pierre Léna refers to the'Science Education in Europe' report.

13

Oct2009

The International Journal of Gender Science and Technology is an important new publication which brings together research, case studies and perspectives from academics, practitioners and policy makers in this area.

18

May2009

The special edition of IJMSE focuses on the PISA project now it has completed a full cycle of administration – reading, mathematics and science – to look at the how PISA has been used in participating countries and with what consequences, and to identify research potentials and policy directions emanating from this international assessment initiative.

05

Aug2008

Eastern Mediterranean University is pleased to announce the first international conference on undergraduate science education; Frontiers in Science Education Research 2009 (FISER’09).

16

Mar2008

Congratulations to ESERA member Nasser Mansour who has been given the Best Paper Award of the European Educational Research Association Postgraduate and Young Researchers Pre-Conference 07.

16

Feb2008

The University of York, UK and IPN in Kiel, Germany have published a series of books on science education: