STEM Professionals Go Back To School Scheme - Webinar for companies and professionals

Webinar Outline and Links

The second webinar for the "STEM Professionals Go Back to School" scheme series took place on Thursday, the 13th of April 2017 from 17:30 to 18:30 (CET).

Webinar Summary

The objective of the webinar was to give information to STEM professionals and companies on how to organise activities in cooperation with teachers, as part of the STEM "Professionals Go Back to School" scheme.

The webinar lasted one hour and was hosted by experts from both the STEM Alliance, European Schoolnet and CSR Europe.

During the webinars, participants were given information about how to organize a visit from in a school and how to concretely get in touch with a teacher throughout the unique STEM Professionals Back To School Tool.

Moreover, the speakers provided some example of activities related to professionals visiting schools and useful tips and advices related to the pedagogical aspects of the visit.

The webinar followed this programme:

The webinar was introduced by Maïté Debry, who provided the participants with a preliminary explanation of the STEM Alliance project and then with a more specific insight about the aims and benefits of the "STEM Professionals Go Back To School" scheme.

The pedagogical dimension of the scheme was addressed by Yvette Sweringa, who presented the "STEM Professionals Go Back To School" booklet, explaining how to better organize in practice the visit in the class from the professional perspective.

Viola Pinzi dealt with the concrete guidelines of the "STEM Professionals Go Back To School" tool and with a step by step walthrough on how to register to the tool and how to get in touch with schools and teachers.

The communication perspective of the "STEM Professionals Go Back To School" scheme was finally taken into account by Giacomo Galardini, who gave tips and advice on how to engage the audience on social media and how to increase the outreach of the scheme through the communication material.

You can find the recording of the webinar here:

Webinar Presentation - PGB2S - Companies