Primary school science on Radio NZ

A segment on today’s Nine to Noon on Radio New Zealand examines the issue of science teaching in primary schools in the wake of an Education Review Office report indicating a lack of effective science teaching in New Zealand.

The discussion features: Steven Sexton, University of Otago primary education lecturer, who is on the board of NZ Association of Science Educators; Peter Lind, director of the Teachers Council; and Richard Meylan, education manager for The Royal Society of NZ.