STEM: what should be taught in school?

Bell, D, Wooff, David and Insenga, M (2015) STEM: what should be taught in school? In: Gender Summit 7 Europe, 6-7 Nov 2015, Berlin, Germany.

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Abstract

STEM disciplines are considered fundamental or countries' competitiveness, this study seeks to understand how to best teach STEM in school, in order to motivate and attract students to choose and persist in STEM careers. As female participation in Higher Education exceeds that of men in several parts of the world, women remain an untapped resource for science and innovation (OECD, 2006:18). A great deal of what should be taught in school in relation to STEM has been the focus of many debates, but little research has been done in this regard. This study aims to investigate the role of education in engaging students (with a comparison between male and female students) in STEM subjects in the classroom. What is the role of education, how can we motivate students to embark and remain in a scientific career field?

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Education > Primary Education
Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education and Society
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Depositing User: David Wooff
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2018 13:55
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2018 13:55
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/9847

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