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Ms Ruth Amos
UCL Institute of Education
University College London
20 Bedford Way
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  • Lecturer in Science Education
  • IOE - Curriculum, Pedagogy & Assessment
  • UCL Institute of Education
Research Groups
Research Summary

My background is in secondary school science education in the UK, chemistry education, environmental education, pre-service teacher training. My interests include global dimensions in education, learning outside the classroom and enrichment and enhancement in secondary science.

I began working life as an analytical research chemist and then taught chemistry / science in London schools before teaching in Higher Education on pre-service science education courses. I have also contributed to CPD and training courses for experienced teachers in the UK,  China, India and the UAE.

My research areas

  • Informal learning beyond the classroom
  • Socio-scientific inquiry based learning
  • Key Stages 3/4 (KS3/KS4) in England


Languages - spoken/written

  • French (intermediate)

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