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The student review of the science curriculum

By Ian Murray and Michael Reiss

Abstract

This paper presents some of the main findings of a student-led review of the science curriculum in England. Over 350 students, aged 16-19, designed possible questions for a web-based questionnaire at regional meetings held across England. In the six weeks to 8th February 2002, a total of 1,493 questionnaires were submitted. Analysis of these responses shows considerable student dissatisfaction with the science curriculum. A list of 10 student recommendations is provided

Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.ioe.ac.uk.oai2:449

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