Promoting the teaching of Physics in under-developed countries


Kelly, Anthony (2002) Promoting the teaching of Physics in under-developed countries. In, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI 2002), Copenhagen, Denmark, 03 - 07 Jan 2002.

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This paper gives an account of a privately funded initiative to promote interest in Physics among pupils in underdevloped countries. The ‘Lab in a Lorry’ initiative, designed jointly by Schlumberger plc (Cambridge) and the University of Southampton (Research & Graduate School of Education) was successfully launched during Science week (‘Techfest’) in Abedeen and trialled in Scotland and East Anglia. It is scheduled to go worldwide, to countries where procuring and using the latest science equipment is problematic.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Keywords: promoting physics out of school, 'lab in a lorry'
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Q Science > QC Physics
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Leadership, School Improvement and Effectiveness
ePrint ID: 48696
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:32
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/48696

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