Innovative initiatives: Targeting the declining science enrolments in Ireland
McCauley, V., Davison, K. & Sullivan, K. (2006). Innovative initiatives: Targeting the declining science enrolments in Ireland. New Zealand Annual Review of Education,J. Coiro, M. Knobel, C. Lankshear. 187-208. New Zealand: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
At the time of economic growth in Ireland, declining numbers of students enrolling in the sciences is emerging as an educational concern. Using a 2002 Government of Ireland commissioned report on science: The Task Force on the Physical Sciences (TFPS) as a guide, this article examines initiatives aimed at promoting science education in Ireland.