Dumbing Down Science Education

The BBC is not normally a hotbed of high standards, but it offers this report on the dumbing down of science education in the UK: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/6038638.stm The new GCSE science curriculum has been branded “sound bite science” which takes a back-to-front approach. Sir Richard Sykes, rector of Imperial College London,… Continue reading