Costa Rica

 

Institution Name: Centro Nacional de Didáctica; CENADI.
Address: Frente Oficinas Centrales de RECOPE. San Francisco de Goicoechea. Apdo. 465-2120.
Tel: (50-6) 335018. Fax: (50-6) 554527.
Country: Costa Rica.
Contact: General Sciences and Biology Advisor.
Geographical Coverage: national.
Created: 1988.
Staff: 70; PROFESSIONALS: 48.
Working Languages: English; Spanish.
Activities Undertaken: biology education; chemistry education; physics education; integrated science education; mathematics education; technology education; training; educational materials; rural areas; teaching guide; pupils'/students'materials; audiovisual; popularization of science; mass media.
Groups Covered: primary education; secondary education; post secondary education; teachers pre-service; teachers in-service; technicians; youth out-of-school
Publications: Hacia la luz ; Work books 1ĝ,2ĝ,3ĝ ; Population Education; Teachers'guide
Periodicals: Let's learn suplement; La Republica Newspaper
Organization of Meetings: local; national; regional; international
Additional Information: Assistance is requested in order to develop science teaching methods; elaboration of software for computer assisted science education; science text books writing; training in the use of CDS-ISIS micro version


Institution Name: Facultad de Educación - Universidad de Costa Rica; UCR.
Address: Ciudad Universitaria "Rodrigo Facio". 2060 San Pedro. Tel: (506) 53 4601.
Country: Costa Rica.
Contact: Dean.
Geographical Coverage: national.
Created: 1940.
Staff: 235; PROFESSIONALS: 197.
Working Languages: Spanish; English.
Activities Undertaken: biology education; chemistry education; physics education; integrated science education; mathematics education; health education; biotechnology education; training activities; science equipment; school agriculture; rural areas; pupils'/students'materials; evaluation; educational materials ; school agriculture; evaluation; curriculum development; training evaluation; information services
Groups Covered: primary education; secondary education; teachers pre-service; teachers in-service; youth out-of-school; researchers; education policy planners
Periodicals: Revista de Educacion
Organization of Meetings: national; international
Additional Information: Assistance is requested in order to develop science teaching methods; elaboration of software for computer assisted science education; science text books writing; training in the use of CDS-ISIS micro version

 

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