How can teachers support the development of scientific literacy through teaching about risk and risk-assessment?

What is RISKEDU?


RISKEDU is a three year project with the aim to generate knowledge about how science teaching can support the development of high-school students’ competency in making decisions based on informed risk assessment in societal issues involving exposure to threats associated with modern technologies, such as ionizing radiation from nuclear power plants, electromagnetic fields from wireless telecommunication or the rapidly growing field of biotechnology.


The funding for RISKEDU: 01.07.2015 - 31.12.2020.

Stockholm University

RISKEDU is a collaborative project involving the following institutions from the Stockholm area:

RISKEDU was funded by  Marcus och Amalia Wallenbergs Minnesfond (MAW) Last updated: 13 01 2021

Blackeberg Gymnasium


Tumba Gymnasium

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Swedish Institute for Educational Research (SFI)