Institute for Science and Technology Education (ISTE)

Specialised Research Expertise

The Institute’s research focus is in the following areas:

  • The use of technology in Mathematics and Science teaching
  • The development of the research skills of mathematics and science teachers/lecturers
  • Development of a programme to model effective physics teaching
  • The use of action research in improving the teaching of biology in high schools
  • The development of effective teaching and learning strategies to improve undergraduates’ understanding of biosystematics
  • A survey of the impact of language of instruction on the development of mathematics and science skills
  • A study of the critical issues affecting the development of abilities in mathematics and science in learners
  • The use of socio-cultural activities in the teaching and learning of mathematics
  • The teaching and learning of mathematics in large under-resourced classrooms

Last modified: 2017/06/27