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PEC Overview

European Science Teachers: Scientific Knowledge, Linguistic Skills and Digital Media (PEC) is a COMENIUS 2.1 Action, financed by Socrates project, 226641-CP-1-2005-1-ES-COMENIUS-C21. The overall aims of the project are to develop Initial (Pre-Service) Science Teacher Education and innovative activities emphasising reading and writing in science, which may also be transferred to other subjects, educational contexts and European countries. The Coordinator of the PEC is the University of Alcalá, Spain.


This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web-page and documents/publications which could be downloaded here reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.


The specific aims of the project are, to:
- Elaborate/implement activities and learning materials to facilitate learning in Science.
- Develop reading comprehension and written expression skills concerning scientific texts through linguistic activities.
- Demonstrate how common/scientific language can contribute to scientific literacy in Secondary Education.
- Use Internet as an information source in secondary school pupils’ activities (scientific web sites as authentic material to develop didactic activities).
- Promote mobility actions of Science Student Teachers
- Evaluate/disseminate obtained outputs.

The outputs of the project will be:
- A comparative study of Science curricula in participating countries.
- Selected/analysed web sites.
- Scientific/linguistic didactic activities
- CDs addressed to Student Teachers/Secondary School pupils
- Mobility Actions
- Course addressed to in-service teachers
- Report of conclusions

Course for Mentors about
Developing scientific and linguistic skills through digital media in science classes:


Document of Conclusions: DOC_CLO.pdf


Una Experiencia de Intercambio de Estudiantes Universitarios Europeos
en Centros de Educación Secundaria : PECresumen_sevilla.pdf

Talk in the International Conference Integrované prístupy k vyučovaniu cudzích jazykov: CLIL a LLIL (Integrated Approaches to Teaching Foreign Languages: CLIL and LLIL) by E. Tandlichová (FF UK Bratislava)
Využitie multimédií v medzipredmetových vztahoch

A paper “Reading and Writing Facilitating ICT Use in School Science “ by Jari Lavonen, Kalle Juuti and Veijo Meisalo presented at the 10th IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education ~CATE 2007, Beijing, China ~ Globalization of Education Through Advanced Technology, October 8 – 10, 2007
Reading and Writing Facilitating ICT Use in School Science

Talk in the Conference: Európske dimenzie v jazykovom vzdelávaní by E. Tandlichová 24 September 2007
Is European Dimension a Challenge for Teacher Trainers

Avrupa Fen Bilimleri Öğretmenleri: Dil Stratejileri, Bilimsel Bilgi Ve Dijital Medya: Gazi-PEC.pdf

Fizik Öğretiminde Dilin Rolü Ve Okuma - Yazmanın Kullanılması: Malatya-PEC.pdf






Seminars & dissemination:

Dissemination activities in Sweden:

Dissemination activities in Portugal:

Dissemination activities in Finland

Webmaster: Jari Lavonen
University of Helsinki


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