To naturfaglærere og deres undervisning i naturfag for yrkesfagelever <br/> Two science teachers and their teaching in school science for vocational students

  • Mette Nordby Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet (NMBU) Fakultet for realfag og teknologi Institutt for utdanningsvitenskap Boks 5003 1432 Ås
  • Berit Reitan Naturfagsenteret Universitetet i Oslo
  • Guðrún Jónsdóttir Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet Fakultet for realfag og teknologi Institutt for utdanningsvitenskap
Keywords: naturfag, yrkesfag, fellesfag, yrkesretting, læreplan

Abstract

The curriculum in school science for vocational students has three different purposes: 1) prepare the students for later participation in society and coping with everyday life; 2) qualify the students for further studies; and 3) offer the students school science adapted to the various vocational programs. This study examines what influence two teachers’ choices when designing science teaching for vocational students. The research approach is action research conducted by two teachers and a researcher. Audio files from weekly meetings throughout one-year forms the data. Based on findings, the article discuss if the current curriculum in school science offers the teachers enough scope for action to adapt the teaching to various vocational programs.

Published
2019-01-28
Section
Articles