The importance of subject knowledge

Caroline Neuberg, Devinder Gill

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In this chapter, we will focus on one of the most, if not the most, exciting parts of being a science teacher, which is sharing subject knowledge with your pupils. We will focus on the importance of secure subject knowledge in teaching as well as exploring the pedagogical knowledge associated with the topics taught. We will also give you actionable recommendations to help you further develop your knowledge and emphasize the importance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD.)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Science teaching in secondary schools
EditorsLeigh Hoath, Matthew Livesey
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN (Print)9781529762587, 9781529762594
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2022


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