Tag Archives: genetics

10, December, 2013
by suelittlemore

Academics call for schools and teacher trainers to challenge genetic myths

A geneticist has called for improvements in what children are taught about genes because pupils could be picking up outdated myths. At a media briefing, held by the Education Media Centre, experts said teachers should also be given a basic understanding of genetics as part of their training. According to Dr Claire Haworth, deputy director to Professor Robert […]

9, December, 2013
by cathyfarmer

Genetics & Education – listen to expert audio reactions

Dr Claire Haworth, Deputy Director on the influential Twins Early Development Study and King’s College London and Associate Professor in the Department of Psycology at the University of Warwick explains the main myths about genes and genetics in education. She calls for changes in what pupils are taught and teacher training:   Dr John Jerrim, […]

Education Media Centre is a registered charity No. 1153567

All worldwide rights reserved for all content on this site.
Copyright © Education Media Centre 2013-2017

learnedly broadcast by