Ever wondered why STEM education and careers are not as diverse as they could be? Interested in finding out how we can help address STEM stereotypes? Diversity is an essential element for STEM innovation! For this reason, STEM Alliance invites schools, teachers, career counsellors, companies and anyone else interested in STEM education to take part in the ‘Diversity in STEM' campaign. The campaign runs between 24 September and 30 November 2018 with various activities taking place and resources launched. Curious how you can participate?
COMPETITION: Teachers, schools and career counsellors are invited participate in the 'Diversity in STEM' competition. Participants are welcome to wither submit an activity that promotes diversity in STEM or to create a STEM careers resource. Winners will be invited to a STEM Alliance event with special opportunities to attend workshops on innovative STEM education and career guidance.
WEBINAR: You can see the presentation and recording of the webinar, co-organised with Scientix, ‘Tackling Stereotypes in STEM Education and Careers' that took place on 4 October 2018. Industry representatives from SHELL and CA Technologies talked about their professional career experiences and present how their companies fight stereotypes in STEM professions.
RESOURCES: If you are searching for motivation about a successful diverse STEM project, watch out for our new interview videos with STEM teachers to get inspired! Finally, look out for our new Guide for Companies 'Developing a Successful Teacher Placement Program'. The guide aims to explain what the Teacher Placement scheme is all about and how it can be beneficial for your company.
PROMOTE: Don't forget to also spread the word on social media using the campaign hashtag #DiversitySTEMedu. You can also spread the word by downloading and sharing the informative 'Diversity in STEM' one-pager:
STEM Alliance http://www.stemalliance.eu