Dr Jane Gilbert is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). She has previously worked in the Mathematics and Science Education Centre at Victoria University, in the School of Education at the University of Waikato, and as a secondary school teacher of biology and science. She teaches courses in the philosophy and sociology of education, and in science and technology education, and has research interests in issues of 'identity' and 'difference' in education, especially science education.

Developing Narrative-based Approaches to Science Education: Re-thinking an 'Old Discipline' for the 'Knowledge Age'

Reports on a project which aims to develop an approach to science education which encourages students to enter into critical, deconstructive relationships with science.

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