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30.09.1941
737 5083
jack.holbrook@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.12.2020–30.11.2025   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Visiting Professor (0,75)
01.11.2015–...   
PINZ/WINTEC, New Zealand, Other staff (R&D) (1,00)
01.09.2016–31.08.2021   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Visiting Professor (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.08.2018   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Visiting Professor (1,00)
01.09.2015–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Dean's Office, Science Education Department, Visiting Professor (1,00)
01.01.2014–31.08.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Dean's Office, Science Education Department, Visiting Professor (1,00)
01.01.2013–31.12.2016   
Institute of Education, Hong Kong, visiting professor
01.01.2013–31.12.2016   
University College Cork, Ireland, adjunct professor
01.01.2013–31.12.2015   
Consultant for the Word Bank on curriculum development (science, grades 1-12), Kuwait
01.01.2013–31.12.2018   
World Bank, Other staff (R&D) (1,00)
01.09.2012–31.12.2013   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Visiting Professor (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.12.2012   
University of Lisbon, science education consultant
01.01.2009–31.12.2013   
Ministry of Education Bangladesh, assessment and examinations consultant
01.01.2009–31.12.2009   
Ministry of Science and Education, Khazakstan, external evaluator on higher education
01.01.2009–31.12.2010   
Ministry of Education, Kosovo. curriculum development consultant
01.01.2008–31.08.2012   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Visiting Professor (1,00)
01.01.2008–31.12.2011   
Ministry of Science and Education, Nigeria, monitoring of learning assessment (MLA) expert
01.01.2007–31.12.2010   
Ministry of Education Kyrgyzstan, Curriculum (competence-based in science) Consultant
01.01.2003–31.12.2007   
Ministry of Education Bangladesh, assessment (school-based) and examinations (external) consultant
01.01.2002–31.12.2002   
Ministry of Education, Bhutan, external evaluator for new integrated science curriculum for UNESCO
1999–2008   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Dean's Office, Science Education Department, Professor (1,00)
01.01.1993–31.12.1999   
University of Tartu, international consultant in science education
01.01.1976–31.12.1992   
University of Hong Kong, lecturer (1976-1986), senior lecturer (1986-1992)
01.01.1974–31.12.1976   
University of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), lecturer in chemistry and science education
01.01.1970–31.12.1973   
UK Surrey County Council, Gipsy Hill College of Education, lecturer in science
01.01.1965–31.12.1970   
London Borough of Ealing, school chemistry teacher (grades 7-13)
 
 
Education
1991–...   
FRSC C.Chem. Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
1968–1974   
University of London, PhD in chemistry
1961–1965   
University of London, B.Sc. in Chemistry & Mathematics
1961–1964   
University of London, teacher's certificate in chemistry
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2016−...   
Cyprus Researah Promotion Foundation expert
2015−...   
Slovenian Science Agency , expert
2011−...   
University of Tartu, member of PhD in science education programme committee
2000−...   
ESERA member
1997−...   
Life Member of the Bangladesh Association for Science Education
1997−...   
ICASE (International Council of Associations for Science Education) member of executive committee
1994−...   
IOSTE member
1994−...   
NSTA members
1991−...   
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
1988−...   
ASE member
1984−...   
Life Member, Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education
1965−...   
Member, Association for Science Education, UK
2010−2017   
University of Tartu. member of the Council of Educational degrees
2008−2010   
ICASE ( International Council of Associations for Science Education president)
1996−2002   
Southern European and Israel Representative, International Organisation for Science and Technology (IOSTE)
1996−2016   
NARST member
1981−1997   
Vice President (1981-1985) and then Executive Secretary, International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE)

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2018, Jack Barrie Holbrook, honor of the Ministry of Education and Research on the best paper published in an Estonian language in the category of educational research (I prize)
2011, Jack Barrie Holbrook, University of Tartu, award-medal for services
2007, Jack Barrie Holbrook, ICASE outstanding award for leadership and promoting international developments in science education
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 2. Culture and Society; 2.10. Education; SPECIFICATION: Curriculum development, students assessment, science education
 
 
Additional information
Science Curriculum and Textbook Consultant. Kyrgyzstan 9 months (2007-2010)
Consultant on Coordinated Actions for science teaching materials Europe-wide – EU FP6 Project (October 2006- March 2009)
Consultant on Assessment and Examinations, Bangladesh (40 months between July, 2001 and Dec 2006)
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, August 2002
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, May 2002
Consultant on Evaluation of grade 7 and 8 science curriculum, Bhutan, March 2002
Consultant on Textbooks in Science, Uzbekistan, May/June, 2001, April 2002
Consultancy on Scientific and Technological Literacy for All, June 2001
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, April 2001
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, March 2001
Consultant for Assessment of Investigation in Science, Nov/Dec 1999
Panellist on Science Education in Schools, June 1999
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy for All, May 1999
Consultant on Scientific and Technological Literacy for All, May 1999
Consultant for Training of Trainers Guidebook on the Operationalising of Scientific and Technological Literacy, October- November 1998
Consultant on Examinations, Bangladesh, Feb/March and Sept/Oct, 1998
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Philippines, 1997
Consultant as Data Survey/Data Analysis Specialist, Bangladesh, Sept/Oct 1997
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Nepal November, 1997
Consultant on Environmental Education, Eastern Mediterranean, Aug 1997-Oct 1998 (operating in 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean/Black Sea region)
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Argentina, 1997 (in Spanish)
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Pakistan, 1997
Consultant as Science Curriculum Specialist, Bangladesh, Jan-Mar, 1997

Completed projects

Dissertations under supervision

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.2.
2021
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.2.
2020
3.1.
2020
3.1.
2020
3.1.
2019
3.1.
2019
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
1.2.
2017
1.2.
2017
3.1.
2017
3.1.
2017
3.1.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.2.
2016
1.2.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
3.1.
2015
3.4.
2015
3.4.
2015
1.2.
2014
1.2.
2014
1.2.
2014
3.2.
2014
3.2.
2014
3.4.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.1.
2013
1.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
3.4.
2013
6.2.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
3.4.
2012
1.2.
2011
1.2.
2011
5.2.
2011
1.2.
2010
1.2.
2010
1.2.
2010
3.2.
2010
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4.2.
2010
5.2.
2010
1.2.
2009
1.2.
2009
3.4.
2009
1.2.
2008
1.2.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.2.
2008
4.1.
2008
1.1.
2007
5.2.
2007
6.7.
2007
1.2.
2006
1.2.
2006
3.4.
2005
3.4.
2005
5.2.
2004
1.2.
2003
1.2.
2003
3.4.
2003
3.4.
2003
5.2.
2003
1.2.
2002
3.2.
2002
3.4.
2002
3.4.
2001
5.2.
2001
6.7.
2000
3.4.
1999
5.2.
1999
6.2.
1998
2.2.
1997
19.07.2021
30.09.1941
737 5083
jack.holbrook@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.12.2020–30.11.2025   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, külalisprofessor (0,75)
01.11.2015–...   
PINZ/WINTEC, New Zealand, education consultant (1,00)
01.09.2016–31.08.2021   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikool. Loodus ja täppisteaduste valdkond, Loodusteadusliku hariduse külalisprofessor (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.08.2018   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, Loodusteadusliku hariduse keskuse külalisprofessor (1,00)
01.09.2015–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskonna dekanaat, Loodusteadusliku hariduse keskus, Külalisprofessor (1,00)
01.01.2014–31.08.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskonna dekanaat, Loodusteadusliku hariduse keskus, Külalisprofessor (1,00)
01.01.2013–31.12.2016   
Haridusteaduste Instituut Hong Kong, külalisprofessor
01.01.2013–31.12.2016   
Corki Ülikool, Iirmaa, külalisprofessor
01.01.2013–31.12.2015   
Consultant for the Word Bank on curriculum development (grades 1-12), Kuweit
01.01.2013–31.12.2018   
World Bank, Consultant for Science Education in Kuweit (1,00)
01.09.2012–31.12.2013   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Külalisprofessor (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.12.2012   
Lissaboni Ülikool, loodusteadusliku hariduse konsultant
01.01.2009–31.12.2013   
Bangkadeshi Haridusministeerium, õppekava konsultant
01.01.2009–31.12.2009   
Kasasthani Teadusja Haridusministeerium, kõrghariduse õppekavade välishindaja
01.01.2009–31.12.2010   
Kosovo Haridusministeerium, curriculum development consultant. loodusteadusliku hariduse
01.01.2008–31.08.2012   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Külalisprofessor (1,00)
01.01.2008–31.12.2011   
Nigeeria Haridusja teadusministeerium, välishindamise ekspert
01.01.2007–31.12.2010   
Kirgiisia Haridusministeerium, hariduskonsultant
01.01.2003–31.12.2007   
Bangladeshi Haridusministeerium, õppekava konsultant
01.01.2002–31.12.2002   
Bhutan Haridusministeerium. external evaluator appointed by UNESCO
1999–2008   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskonna dekanaat, Loodusteadusliku hariduse keskus, Professor (1,00)
01.01.1993–31.12.1999   
Tartu Ülikool, rahvusvaheline konsultant loodusteaduslikus hariduses
01.01.1976–31.12.1992   
Hong Kongi Ülikool, loodusteadusliku hariduse ja õppekavade osakond vanemõppejõud
01.01.1974–31.12.1976   
Dar es Salaami Ülikool Tanzania, teadushariduse ja keemia õppejõud
01.01.1970–31.12.1973   
Surrey Õpetajate Koolitusinstituut, Inglismaal, loodusteaduste lektor
01.01.1965–31.12.1970   
London,( Borough of Ealing) üldhariduskooli keemiaõpetaja
 
 
Haridustee
1991–...   
Royal Society of Chemistry , London, FRSC C.Chem
1968–1974   
Londoni Ülikool, PhD (keemia)
1961–1965   
Londoni Ülikool, BSc keemia ja matemaatika
1961–1964   
Londoni Ülikool, õpetaja kvalifikatsioon
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2016−...   
Küpruse Teadusagentuur ekspert
2015−...   
Sloveenia Teadusagentuur ekspert
2011−...   
Tartu Ülikool Loodusteadusliku hariduse doktoriõppe programmi nõukogu liige
2000−...   
ESERA liiga
1997−...   
Bangladesh Association for Science Education, tegevliige
1997−...   
ICASE (International Council of Associations for Science Education) tegevkomitee liige
1994−...   
IOSTE liige
1994−...   
NSTA liige
1991−...   
Royal Society of Chemistry, liige
1988−...   
ASE liige
1984−...   
Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education, tegevliige
1965−...   
Association for Science Education (Inglismaa), liige
2010−2017   
Tartu Ülikool Haridusvaldkonna doktoritööde kaitsmise nõukogu liige
2008−2010   
ICASE president
1996−2002   
IOSTE (International Organisation for Science and Technology Education) Lõuna-Euroopa ja Iisreali esindaja
1996−2016   
NARST liige
1981−1997   
ICASE (International Council of Associations for Science Education), tegevsekretär

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2018, Jack Barrie Holbrook, 2018, Haridus- ja Teadusministeeriumi kasvatusteaduste riiklikul konkursil Eesti keeles publitseeritud teadustööde ja artiklite kategooria (I preemia)
2011, Jack Barrie Holbrook, Tartu Ülikooli medal, eduka töö eest
2007, Jack Barrie Holbrook, ICASE outstanding award , teenete eest ICASE juhtimise ja loodusteadusliku hariduse rahvusvahelise edendamise eest
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.10. Kasvatusteadused; TÄPSUSTUS: Õppekavaarendus, hindamine, loodusteaduslik haridus
 
 
Lisainfo
Science Curriculum and Textbook Consultant. Kyrgyzstan 9 months (2007-2010)
Consultant on Coordinated Actions for science teaching materials Europe-wide – EU FP6 Project (October 2006- March 2009)
Consultant on Assessment and Examinations, Bangladesh (40 months between July, 2001 and Dec 2006)
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, August 2002
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, May 2002
Consultant on Evaluation of grade 7 and 8 science curriculum, Bhutan, March 2002
Consultant on Textbooks in Science, Uzbekistan, May/June, 2001, April 2002
Consultancy on Scientific and Technological Literacy for All, June 2001
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, April 2001
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy, March 2001
Consultant for Assessment of Investigation in Science, Nov/Dec 1999
Panellist on Science Education in Schools, June 1999
Resource Person on Scientific and Technological Literacy for All, May 1999
Consultant on Scientific and Technological Literacy for All, May 1999
Consultant for Training of Trainers Guidebook on the Operationalising of Scientific and Technological Literacy, October- November 1998
Consultant on Examinations, Bangladesh, Feb/March and Sept/Oct, 1998
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Philippines, 1997
Consultant as Data Survey/Data Analysis Specialist, Bangladesh, Sept/Oct 1997
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Nepal November, 1997
Consultant on Environmental Education, Eastern Mediterranean, Aug 1997-Oct 1998 (operating in 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean/Black Sea region)
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Argentina, 1997 (in Spanish)
Consultant on Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy Teaching Materials, Pakistan, 1997
Consultant as Science Curriculum Specialist, Bangladesh, Jan-Mar, 1997

Lõppenud projektid

Juhendamisel väitekirjad

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Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
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1.2.
2021
1.1.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.2.
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1.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
2014
3.4.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.1.
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1.2.
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3.2.
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3.4.
2013
3.4.
2013
6.2.
2013
1.1.
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1.2.
2012
3.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
2012
3.2.
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3.2.
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2012
1.2.
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1.2.
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MUUMLOLO10019RESTABLISH - European Science and Technology in Action Building Links with Industry, Schools and Home01.01.201031.03.2014Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)214 535,00 EUR
1.2.2.1.16.2.DLTOM20620 (2020-1-EE01-KA203-077990)Highly Interactive Guidance Helpful For Leadership In Educationally Relevant Skills01.12.202031.08.2023Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences93 470,00 EUR
MUUNLOLO09580Science literacy as the factor of career choice for gymnasium students01.09.200931.03.2014Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Dean's Office, Science Education Department157 862,00 EUR
SFSF0182529As03Towards a Philosophy of Relevance in Science Education and Factors Influencing its Operationalisation01.01.200331.12.2007Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography153 931,20 EUR
1.2.3.4.MLOLH15105RPromoting Youth Scientific Career Awareness and it Attractiveness through Multi-stakeholder Co-operation (MultiCo)01.08.201530.11.2018Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Dean's Office, Science Education Department; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences253 750,00 EUR
IUTIUT34-6Smart technologies and digital literacy in promoting a change of learning01.01.201531.12.2020Margus PedasteUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Education444 000,00 EUR
MUUMLOLO10197RPROFILES - Professional reflection oriented focus on inquiry-based learning and education through science01.12.201031.05.2015Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)248 240,00 EUR
SFSF0180178As08Enhancing science education in a knowledge-based society for future citizenship - models of teaching and learning towards multidimensional scientific literacy and its international evaluation. 01.01.200831.12.2012Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)105 529,91 EUR
1.1.7.4.1.TA/1021 Relationship between students' interdisciplinary knowledge and career awareness in science 01.02.202128.02.2022Rain MikserTallinn University, School of Educational Sciences8 000,00 EUR
1.1.7.2.NSVHI19074Enhancement of Research and Development Capacity of Teacher Education Competence Centre Pedagogicum01.10.201831.08.2021Margus PedasteUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Education1 499 999,65 EUR
1.2.3.4.MLTOM20341R (952470)Addressing Attractiveness of Science Career Awareness01.10.202030.09.2023Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences440 531,25 EUR
ETFETF6716Promoting teachers’ understanding of the Nature of Science and its relationship with the Nature of Science Education as a step for improving student attitudes towards science01.01.200631.12.2009Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)42 519,15 EUR
MUUSLOLO11007Evaluation of Tiger Leap Foundation Programmes in the Domain of Science and Technology01.01.201101.09.2012Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Dean's Office18 957,00 EUR
ETFETF8219Stakeholders’ views of expected science education goals and an evaluation of their potential for guiding multidimensional scientific literacy among students. 01.01.201031.12.2013Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)49 084,64 EUR