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Job title: 
Assistant Lecturer – Science Education
(876) 935-8471


Research Interests: 
Student engagement in science classroom and environmental science education
Qualifications & Experience: 

Miguel Ison has background in Chemistrywith specialized emphasis on scienceeducation. He has over 20 years teachingexperience at the secondary and tertiarylevels in Grenada and Jamaica. Mr Isonhas served in the capacity as Vice principal and Head of Science Department atthe secondary level. He has also served asa resource person in teacher training inGrenada (laboratory safety and curriculumdevelopment). His researchinterests include student engagement, chemistry education,STEM education and environmentaleducation. He is currently a PhD candidate in Science Education. His thesis is, “A bio-ecological conceptualization of student engagement in the science classroom: An explanatory sequential study”. 


Bramwell-Lalor, S., Ferguson-Murray, T., & Ison, M.(2022).Let’s make a difference: A Caribbean primer on climate change. Mona Climate Studies Group.  

Bramwell-Lalor, S., & Ison, M.(2022).Exploring the value of an environmental education course in Jamaica as a tool for promoting environmental action.Caribbean Quarterly,68(1),67-89. DOI: 10.1080/00086495.2022.2037243 

Ison M., & Bramwell-Lalor S. (2020). Opportunistic science teaching and learning ‘outside’ the classroom. In: Teo T., Tan AL., Ong Y. (eds) Science Education in the 21st Century. Springer, Singapore. 

Bramwell-Lalor S., Rainford M., & Ison, M. (2020). Pre-service Science Teachers’ Reflections on the Field Experience: Does Context Matter? In: Teo T., Tan AL., Ong Y. (eds) Science Education in the 21st Century. Springer, Singapore. 

Ison, M., Kinkead-Clark, Z., & Berry, C. (2019). Re-conceptualising and Infusing STEM in the Early Childhood Jamaican Classrooms. Journal of Education & Development in the Caribbean, 18(1), 1-20. DOI: Special theme issue “STEM Education in the Caribbean: Challenges, Goals and Possibilities”.  

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