The book introduces the development of science education in the Arab Gulf states and presents a critical analysis of current issues and concerns in educational research in science education. The key purpose is to provide some perspectives on the state of science education in Gulf and to share experiences with international scholars about the impact of the innovations and reforms implemented in science education in Arabian Gulf. But Science Education in the Arab Gulf States also intends to present new visions and to make suggestions and recommendations about the contribution of science education to prepare students in the knowledge age. The volume is organised into three main sections. The first section addresses the current practices and challenges in science education in some of the Arab Gulf states. This section sheds critically the light on the challenges and problems that hinder or constrain the implementation of innovations in science education. The second section analyses the science educational reforms and innovations that are being implemented in the Arabian Gulf. This section presents experiences and research with using new approaches to teaching and learning in science classrooms in some of the Arab Gulf states. The third section discusses the socio-cultural issues that have impacted on shaping and reshaping the science education in the Arabian Gulf. This section focuses on exploring the socio-cultural factors that influence engagement and non-engagement in science education. It also explores how socio-cultural issues and contexts guide the reform of science education in the Arabian Gulf and presents various examples of how we can respond to cultural issues.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-27 - Publisher: Springer
The book introduces the development of science education in the Arab Gulf states and presents a critical analysis of current issues and concerns in educational research in science education. The key purpose is to provide some perspectives on the state of science education in Gulf and to share experiences with
Authors: Mohammad Saleh Jamil Ashoor, Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ ibn Jamīl ʻAshūr, Abdus Sattar Chaudhry
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Burns & Oates
This volume provides an integrated, state-of-the-art report covering all important aspects of education for library and information professionals in the countries of the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council region including the states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-15 - Publisher: Saqi
Nowhere in the world is university education expanding as rapidly as in the six-member state of the Gulf Cooperation Council. In two generations the region has gone from having the Middle East's least educated population to boasting a younger generation whose educational achievements are approaching Oraginisation for Economic Co-operation and