We are reviewing and evaluating the pilot of the Science Education Leadership and Coordination role for merit to expand.
From April to October 2014, the Royal Society of New Zealand managed a pilot programme for the Ministry of Education aimed at:
Much of the thinking behind this pilot is encapsulated in the following report:
Reflections from the Science Education and Leadership Coordination role have informed the design of the Teachers in Industry programme.
Part of the pilot resulted in a simple, searchable, website of local science providers using the Nature of Science Strand of the Science curriculum as a forming guide. Science Education Leadership and Co-Ordination Otago proved to be a very popular tool by both Otago teachers and providers and its continuation, in some form, was requested.