CASTeL Book Launch

Pre-service Training for Chemistry Teachers: A Guidebook of Good Practice, has been published. This book is the result of three years of cooperation between the European Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Network (EC2E2N) project, work package 1, “Towards excellence in school and university teaching” and the Division of Chemical Education EuCheMS and funded with support of the European Commission Lifelong Learning Programme. The book features 13 chapters that provide insights into a range of topics aimed at supporting chemistry teacher educators. Researchers from the DCU Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning (CASTeL), Dr Odilla, Finlayson, School of Chemical Sciences, DCU and Dr James Lovatt and Dr Orla Kelly, DCU Institute of Education, have contributed to three chapters from this publication; ‘Inquiry Based Chemistry Instruction’, ‘Design of Learning and Assessment Tasks’, ‘Designing Courses on the Nature and History of Science’.