Teaching Science


The science of teaching science: An exploration of science teaching practices in PISA 2015.  

This working paper explores the relationship between various science teaching strategies and students’ science-related outcomes. The focus is on enquiry-based science teaching, teacher-directed instruction, adaptive teaching and teacher feedback. The outcomes of interest include students’ science performance, and students’ dispositions and attitudes towards science. 


How do science teachers teach science - and does it matter?  

This 6-page brief summarises the PISA 2015 findings on the effectiveness of the different approaches to teaching science.


"What are the most effective science teaching strategies" - Q&A Webinar (42 minutes) - 19 November 2018



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