Responding to 21st century imperatives in chemistry education


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Dear colleagues,

We are look forward to welcoming you to the ICCE 2022 conference at the Lagoon Beach Conference Centre from 18 – 22, July 2022.

We thank the IUPAC Committee for Chemistry Education for the opportunity to host this prestigious conference in Cape Town as it marks the first time that the conference will be held in South Africa.

The theme of the conference, 21st Imperatives for Chemistry Education, was chosen to allow delegates to contribute on a wide range of issues across the seven programme themes listed below:

  • Curriculum and Assessment Reform Initiatives
  • Effective Instruction in the Online Environment
  • Chemistry Teaching and Learning, Pedagogy and Cognition
  • Chemistry For Sustainability
  • Context and Diversity in Chemistry Education
  • Rethinking Laboratory Training Post-COVID-19
  • Teacher Education, Teacher Knowledge and Continuous Professional Development

Chemistry is a key discipline in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4, SGD-4, to “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”.  ICCE 2022 will provide an opportunity for delegates from many countries around the world to exchange ideas on how to achieve SGD-4 while at the same time creating networks between chemistry education researchers and practitioners.

Enjoy the conference!

Bette Davidowitz
Chair of the Local Organising Committee for ICCE 2022