Venue: BSPU Conference Center

Location: Minsk, Belarus

Event Date/Time: May 23, 2011 End Date/Time: May 27, 2011
Registration Date: Apr 10, 2011
Early Registration Date: Mar 31, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 31, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Apr 10, 2011
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Dear colleagues,

We invite you to the international regional VIIIth IOSTE Symposium for Central and Eastern Europe Countries „SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION: TRENDS AND MAIN TENDENCES IN THE 21ST CENTURY“, which will take place 24 – 26 May 2011 in the Belarusian State Maxim Tank Pedagogical University, Minsk, Republic of Belarus.
Symposium websites

Organizers of Symposium

International Organization for Science and Technology Education (IOSTE)
Belarusian State M. Tank Pedagogical University Belarus
Main Topics of Symposium

• History of S&T Education in Central and Eastern Europe;
• Philosophical, Social & Didactical Issues of S&T Education
• Theory and practice of ICT Implementation in S&T Education;
• Curriculum Development, Change, Implementation, Dissemination and Evaluation;
• New Educational Technologies in S&T Education;
• Methods and Strategies for Assessment of S&T Education;
• Modelling and Visualization in S&T Education;
• Attitudes and Interests towards Environmental & Ecological Problems;
• Development of Science Teacher Education;
• Outdoor Science Exploration;
• Implementation of International Projects Focused on S&T Education etc.
• Special issue is dedicated to International Year of Chemistry and the role of Chemistry and Chemistry Education in the history of our civilization.

Symposium Proceedings

All papers will be published in the symposium proceedings book. Selected papers from the symposium will be published in a 'Journal of Baltic Science Education', ‘Problems of Education in the 21 Century’.


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Additional Information

Ways of Participation • Paper Presentation • Poster Presentation • Listener Symposium Fee For Participants from outside of Belarus (EU countries) Until March, 30, 2011 (Early Bird) After April, 01, 2011 Participant Student Participant Student 80 EUR 40 EUR 100 EUR 60 EUR For Participants from Belarus Until April, 15, 2011 (Early Bird) After April, 16, 2011 Participant Student Participant Student 75.000 Br 45.000 Br 100.000 Br 70.000 Br • The participation fee will cover coffee breaks, welcome reception, symposium programme, symposium dinner, symposium materials, cultural programme. • All payment should be made by bank transfer to the bank account. • All bank transfer commission fees should be covered by participant. • Confirmation of payment should be sent to the organization committee by post, fax or e-mail: • Payment while registration is possible • The repayment of symposium fees is not possible. Deadlines Registration and submitting of manuscripts1 10 January - 31 March 2011 Final submitting of manuscripts 10 April 2011 Revising manuscripts and contacting authors 30 April 2011 Invitation to transfer symposium fee From 10 January 2011 to May 9 2011 Final confirmation of participation 6 May 2011 Arrival 23 May 2011 Symposium Dates 24 – 26 May 2011 Departure 27-28 May 2011 1 – It is desirable to present the manuscripts as early as possible. All additional information is available on symposium website: © Belarusian State M. Tank Pedagogical University, Belarus’, 2011