Pupil Voice in the Professional Development of Beginning Science Teachers

  • McNally, James, (Principal Investigator)
  • Blake, Allan (Co-investigator)

Project: Internally funded project

Project Details

Description

This project is intended to enhance the practice of beginning science teachers in inquiry-based teaching by evaluating the use of pupil voice as a formative instrument for professional development in the classroom.

The proposal combines two topical fields of educational research: the contribution of pupil voice to teacher development in schools and the promotion of inquiry-based methods in the science curriculum. The synthesis of these fields focuses on the development and evaluation of a pupil opinion survey instrument that can be administered by teachers, by and for themselves, in the classroom:
StatusActive
Effective start/end date2/05/11 → …