Fachdidaktik Naturwissenschaften PHSG

Institute for Science Teacher Education

The Institute for Science Teacher Education is characterized by research and development and its expertise and initiative to explore and promote the STEM competencies of teachers and students. The need to rethink educational spaces at the interface between schools and our high-tech society guides institute’s activities.

Research and development projects are carried out in the areas of out-of-school and context-based teaching and learning, as well as in Nature of Science and Technology. A sustainable transfer of the gained scientific knowledge is ensured through the integration in the training and further education of teachers and in the context of various STEM initiatives.

Research areas of the institute 

  • Outdoor-based Teaching 
  • Context-based Learning 
  • Nature of Science and Technology 

Transfer and development areas

  • School Labs
  • Learning support systems
  • Gender & STEM

Our project database provides you with access to the descriptions and results of current and past projects.


Sekretariat Institut Mathematische, Naturwissenschaftliche und Technische Bildung

Pädagogische Hochschule St.Gallen
Hochschulgebäude Hadwig
Notkerstrasse 27
9000 St.Gallen

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