Welcome to International region for Science Teacher Education

(This photo taken at 1st INT-ASTE at EASE 2016)

We represent an international member subset of ASTE. Our international ASTE region officially  include all members who are interested in international science teacher education.  This region was founded officially this year after first formal meeting at ASTE 2016, Reno.

Mission of International Region

To promote collaboration among ASTE international members in scholarly activities for  ASTE’s mission.

Current leadership

Director: Young-Shin Park (Chosun University, Korea)

The first representative of INT_ASTE is me, Young-Shin Park, Chosun University, Korea. I will serve as the representative for the next three year (2016-2018).  Hope this region can be a  network for researchers and educators from all countries and areas to share the ideas to make science teacher professional for science learning in the world.

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PhD Young-Shin Park
Associate Professor in Dept. of Earth Science Education
Director of Science Culture Education Center
International Coordinator of APSE (Asian Pacific Science Education) (http://www.apse-journal.com/)
Vice President of EASE (East-Asian Association for Science Education) (http://theease.org)

4108 natural science bldg
Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea (tel:+82-62-230-7379)

Executive secretariat

Christine Tippett (University of Ottawa, Canada/ctippett@uottawa.ca)

Hyunju Lee (Ewha Womans University, Korea/hlee25@ewha.ac.kr)

Muhammad Abd Hadi Bunyamin (University of Minnesota, USa/bunya002@umn.edu)

Tomoki Saito (Shizuoka University, Japan)

Kazi K Shahidullah (University of Nevada, USA)


Larry D. Yore (University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada)

Jerine Pegg (University of Alberta, Canada/jerine.pegg@ualberta.ca)

Wayne Melville (Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada)

Winnie SO (The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)



It is free membership now.