Peter Fensham

Emeritus Prof

1971 …2016

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Biography

Emeritus Professor Peter Fensham was founding Professor of Science Education at Monash, the first such appointment in Australia. He was also the founder of the Australasian Science Education Research Association in 1971 and first national President of ASTA and of AAEE. He served as an Adviser of the TIMSS project in the 1990s and of the OECD's PISA (Science) project in the 2000s. He has published nine books and many research articles. His international contacts have included Visiting professorships in England, Sweden, Canada, Japan and Brazil. 

Research area keywords

  • Curriculum policy, public understanding of science, higher order learning, Socioscientific issues
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