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IUPAP Sponsored:

PHYTEB Physics Teachers Beyond 2000
August 27-September 1, 2000
Barcelona

  • New contents for a new Physics conception in education
  • Improving Physics teacher education
  • New methods and tools in Physics education

Contact:

Roser PintÚ
Department de Didactica de les CiŤncies
Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona

Santi SuriŮach
Department de Fisica
Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona

VII International Conference on Physics Education
July 3-7, 2000
Porto Alegre (Gramado), Brazil

The main theme of the conference is the Preparation of Physics Majors and Physics and Physics Teachers in Contemporary Society.

Contact:

IACPE/SECTEOR/IFUFRGS
Caixa Postal 15051, Campus
CEP 91501-970 Porto Alegre, R.S. Brazil
Email: iacpe7@if.ufrgs.br

Other Conferences:

II Iberoamerican Workshop on University Physics Teaching
January 24, 2000

Havana University, Cuba

The main focus of this conference is to discuss common problems on Physics Teaching and to seek appropriate solutions.

Contact:

Dr. Octavio Calzadilla Amaya
Physics Faculty, Havana University
10400 Ciudad de La Havana, Cuba
email: tibero@ff.cc.uh.cu

The Second Japan-China Symposium on University Physics Experiment Education
August 22-24, 2000
Waseda University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

The symposium provides a forum for the exchange of information on the development of experimental physics education in colleges and universities, particularly on the teaching materials and methods used in Japan and China.

Contact:

Japanese side
Masaaki Kobayashi
Department of Physics, Science University of Tokyo
Kagurazaka 1-3, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
Phone: 81-0(3)-3260-4271 ext. 2236
Telefax: 81-0(3)-5261-1023
Email: kobayash@rs.kagu.sut.ac.jp

Chinese Side

Wu Zonghan
Department of Physics, Southeast University
No. 2, Sipai Lou, Nanjing, 210096
Jiangsu, People’s Republic of China
Phone: 86-(0)25-379-2870
Telefax: 86-(0)25-771 –2719
Email: zwhoo@seu.edu.cn

International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Literacy: Strategies for the 21st Century

Nov. 22-24, 1999

UP ISMED, Quezon City, Philippines

  • To provide an international forum to exchange ideas and share experiences on strategies to promote science, mathematics and technology literacy at the basic and teacher education levels.
  • To forge international links to promote science, mathematics and technology literacy.
  • To propose recommendations for immediate and future actions.

Contact:

Conference Coordinator
UP ISMED, STTC Building Quirino Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City 1101
telephone: (632) 9282621 to 25
fax: (632)9281563
email: director@ismed.upd.edu.ph
website at http://www.ismed.upd.edu.ph/conference