EAPRIL2018 Best Poster Winner: ‘What is meant by socio-scientific argumentation?: A practical guide for science teachers’

By Olga Ioannidou, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany Is climate change real? Is nuclear power safe? Should we trust genetically modified food? These are some questions that you -and oftentimes even scientists- cannot answer with a simple “Yes” or “No”. However theses scientific issues have an impact on society and we oftentimes, as citizens,…

Vlog HILL – Keynote speaker

At the EAPRIL 2018 conference in Slovenia, one of the three keynotes will address the HILL model, High Impact Learning that Lasts. You can check out a general introduction  by our keynote speaker Filip Dochy bit.ly/EAPRIL-HILL-A and his accompanying  book  http://bit.ly/EAPRIL-HILL-BOOK   Triggered to find out more? He also addressed 7 key concepts of the HILL model for you…

Knowledge utilization for sustainable and evidence-informed school development (EAPRIL BR&PP award nominee 2018)

We are very proud to be one of the nominees for the BR&P Award. In our project a Dutch partnership of primary schools, a university of applied sciences, a partnership of secondary schools and a cluster of schools for special education have collaborated to develop a sustainable and evidence-informed way of school development. Several tools…

Preparing (pre-service) teachers for family-school partnerships: a challenge for teacher education

Over the last decades research has shown the significant contribution of the collaboration between parents and teachers towards students’ academic achievement, social development and/or sense of wellbeing in all levels of education. However, teachers have been emphasizing that collaborating with parents is often a challenge and they considered themselves not always sufficiently prepared. The call…