GLOBAL CHANGES IN SCIENCE EDUCATION (SE) AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHING AND LEARNING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

John Fungulupembe Kalolo

Abstract


Changes in today’s modern science education (SE) are both rapid and intricate, bringing both significant challenges and new opportunities in the field of science education. Despite their complexity, they appear to serve as a wake-up call for all science stakeholders in the world including Tanzaniato start thinking about the changes can be appropriately addressed and accommodated in present school curriculum. However, along with this need, it appears that there is little understanding on what exactly these changes are and their impact in the SE practice. This review paper intends to develop an understanding of the nature of these changes; ascertaining their implications in the practice of SE in secondary schools and identifying the way forward to address them. This includes analyzing how SE can be appropriately organized to address such changes.

 

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modern science education, relevant science education, functional science education

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