Description

The issues and challenges for pupils and teachers raised and discussed in this special issue of School Science Review on science during primary secondary transition have exercised the minds of teachers, researchers and education departments in many countries for decades. The underlying aim of science education for pupils during transition from primary to secondary schooling continues to be continuity and progression in their learning.

Transition

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