Project

PARRISE. Promoting Attainment of Responsible Research and Innovation in Science Education

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From 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2017

Combining science with society at school. That is the aim of the PARRISE project. In that way, young people feel more engaged in science, experiencing its societal impact. By becoming more scientifically literate, young citizens are better equipped to participate in the process of science innovation.

PARRISE shares and improves best practices of professional development of science teachers for primary and secondary teachers across Europe. These best practices integrate two pedagogical approaches: inquiry-based science education (IBSE) and learning based on socio-scientific issues. This integrated approach is called Socio-Scientific Inquiry-Based Learning (SSIBL). The SSIBL approach introduces the challenges of Responsible Research and Innovation in education.

The overarching aim of the PARRISE project is to collect and share existing best practices across Europe. In addition, the project will develop learning tools, materials and professional development courses for science teachers based on the SSIBL approach.
  • Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands (coordinator)
  • Institute of Education, University of London, United Kingdom
  • University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Malmoe University, Sweden
  • Karlstads Universitet, Sweden
  • Umea Universitet, Sweden
  • Instituto de Ciencias e Tecnologias Agrarias e Agro-Alimentares, Portugal
  • Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
  • Universitaet Wien, Austria
  • Ecole Nationale de Formation Agronomique ENFA, France
  • Universite Montpellier 2 Sciences et Techniques, France
  • Stichting Universiteit Voor Humanistiek, Netherlands
  • Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Universidad de Jaen, Spain
  • Sihtasutus Tallinna Tehnika- ja Teaduskeskus, Estonia
  • Universitaet Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary
Project Coordinators:
Dr. Marie-Christine Knippels
m.c.p.j.knippels@uu.nl
Frans van Dam, MSc
f.w.vanDam@uu.nl
Freudenthal Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
Utrecht University
The Netherlands
Total cost: EUR 2.899.978
EU contribution: EUR 2.498.125
Project reference: 612438
Funded under: FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2013-1
http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/111216_en.html 

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