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ICPE - status and goals

The International Commission on Physics Education (ICPE) is Commission C14 of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).

The main goals of the Commission:

ICPE promotes the exchange of information and views among the members of the international scientific community in Physics Education including:

  1. The collection, evaluation, coordination and distribution of information concerning education in the physical sciences at all levels,
  2. Information relating to the assessment of standards of physics teaching and learning
  3. Suggestions of ways in which the facilities for the study of physics at all levels might be improved, stimulating experiments at all levels, and giving help to physics teachers in all countries in incorporating current knowledge of physics, physics pedagogy, and the results of research in physics education into their courses and curricula.