Measuring the effectiveness of specialist science enrichment programs [ 2010 - 2012 ]

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Researchers Blair Prof David G; Prof Grady J Venville; Dr Nancy E Longnecker; A/Prof Marjan G Zadnik; A/Prof David M Coward

Brief description Australia faces critical problems in science education with student attitudes to science in decline and a shortage of science teachers. We also face significant problems in indigenous education. This project will determine the ability of science enrichment centres to change student attitudes and to motivate them towards science using exciting and innovative new education facilities. Results will provide valuable data to allow future funding priorities to be optimised.

Funding Amount $740,000

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