Geosciences for Global Development

7th GeoSciEd Conference

September 5-9, 2014, Hyderabad, India


The conference will primarily focus on, but not limited to, the following themes /sessions and round-table discussions:

1. International Geoscience Syllabus

2. Geoscience Teaching Methodology: 

    a) Geoscience Teaching Practices - Classroom

    b) Geoscience Teaching Practices - Field

    c) Digital Learning in Geosciences

3. Experiences in Geoscience Education:

    a) Geoscience Teaching in Primary Schools

    b) Geoscience Teaching in Secondary Schools 

    c) Geoscience Teaching in Universities

    d) International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO)

    e) Geoscience Education Experiences in the context of Environmental Education

4. Geoscience Teacher Training Programs - Initial and Continuing

5. Geoscience Education through Non-Formal Means:

    a) Geoscience Learning in Out-of-school context (such as Geotourism and Geoparks, Natural History                      Museums, Science Centers, Nature Centers, Home, and Community Centers)

    b) Geological Hazards Education and Communication

 Round-Table Discussions:

1. Geoscience Education Research: Outlook for the next four years 

2. Geoethics: A new point of view for Geoscience Education 

3. The impact of IESO and other competitions on Geoscience Education worldwide

4. Geosciences in international assessment tests for students 

5. Geoscience Education in the context of  local environment and society

6. What type of Geoscience Education is relevant to the Developing Countries?