Professor Tali Tal

Tali Tal

Prof. Tali Tal is the head of the informal science and environmental education research group at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology. She received her Ph.D from the Technion, in 1998 and had completed post-doc at the University of Michigan. Since 2000, she’s a faculty member at the Technion. Her research focuses on learning science in informal settings, inquiry-based learning, environmental education and learning with socioscientific issues. Tali has published over 60 papers in prestigious research journals such as JRST, Science Education, Environmental Education Research and the International Journal of Science Education, and numerous book chapters that deal with her topics of interest. She served as an associate editor and as editorial board member of numerous journals. Currently, prof. Tal is the President of NARST, A Worldwide Organization for Promoting Science Education through Research. She is the chair of the Ministry of Education Professional Committee of Environmental Sciences and one of the PIs of TCSS – Taking Citizen Science to School research center funded by the Israel Science Foundation and the Ministry of Education.

  • 1984, B.Sc, Tel Aviv University, Life Sciences
  • 1989, M.Sc, Tel Aviv University, Plant Sciences
  • 1995, Teaching Certificate, Technion, Dept. of Education in Science and Technology
  • 1998, Ph.D, Technion, Dept. of Education in Science and Technology