Preface, T. Husen. Science Education in Response to Technological Development. Welcoming statement, K. Lindahl-Kiessling. Opening statement, T. Husen. Address, F. Mayor. Scientific literacy and the future labour force, H. Brooks. Comments, S.B. Lundstedt. School Science Achievement: International Comparisons. Achievement in science education in 1984 in 23 countries, T.N. Postlethwaite. Comments, G. Grimvall & N.G.J. Gralen. Specialization in science: 1970 and 1984, J.P. Keeves. Comments, D.J. Waddington. Girls in science and technology, U. Riis. Comments, K. Niblaeus & A.M. Israelsson. Science Education in a Social and Ecological Context. Teaching youth about the environmental impact of science and technology, A.V. Baez. Comments, R.F. Edberg & A. Jansson. Science in society: impact on science education, J.L. Lewis. Comments, G. Marx. Issues in the education of professional scientists, engineers and technologists, S.B. Hagstrom. Comments, K. Lindahl-Kiessling. Issues in the scientific education of the citizen in the high technology era, A. Wijkman. Comments, H. Kida. Educational effectiveness: psychological problems and possibilities, H.J. Walberg. Comments, Y. Lindberg. Forum: Problems of Science Education and their Solutions. A technologist's viewpoint, G. Grimvall. A psychologist's viewpoint, B. Lomov. A social scientist's viewpoint, S.B. Lundstedt. A science teacher's viewpoint, H. Pilstrom. A science writer's viewpoint, F.W.G. 'Mike' Baker. Concluding comments, T. Hagerstrand. Appendix: list of participants. Name index. Subject index.