World of STEM

The World of STEM provides you with an overview of initatives where Business and Education come together for better Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths at national, European and International level.  

European and International initatives



inGenious was the European Coordinating Body in STEM Education. It was a joint initiative launched by European Schoolnet and the European Roundtable of Industrialists (ERT) aiming to reinforce young European's interest in science education and careers. The continuation of the inGenious initiative is provided by the STEM Alliance.


Scientix promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals.

Pact for Youth

The Pact for Youth is a mutual engagement of business and the European Union leaders. Initiated by CSR Europe, it brings together representatives for business, education and youth, and the European institutions. The Pact4Youth aims to develop or consolidate partnerships in support of youth employability and inclusion. 

Coding Initiative

The European Coding Initiative, or ‘all you need is {C<3DE}', brings together a wide array of stakeholders to promote coding and computational thinking at all levels of education, as well as in more informal settings.

Europe Code Week

The initiative was launched by Neelie Kroes' Young Advisors with the support from DG Connect at the European Commission. Sounds fancier than it really is. We're just a bunch of young people with a dream of a world where all sort of crazy ideas are given a chance to change the world.



Teachers TryScience is a web site for teachers. This site provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students' interest in STEM. Supported by IBM

Cisco Netacad

Cisco Networking Academy is a global education initiative from Cisco Systems, that offers networking programs, like the (Cisco Certified Network Associate) CCNA and (Cisco Certified Network Professional) CCNP courses, which prepare students for the certification exams of the same name, and other computer-related courses. Supported by Cisco

Amgen Teach

Amgen Teach deepens student interest and achievement in science by strengthening the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use enquiry- based teaching strategies in the classroom. Supported by Amgen



National initatives




eduCentrum's Fyxxilab pop-up ICT-science lab visits primary and secondary schools in Belgium with a mobile toolbox to train teachers and teach children the wonders of science. Educentrum plans to reach 600 children during 2015. Supported by Amgen

Set of resources proposed by the French Ministry of Education on how to run a science or technology project and how to find resource persons and partners.

Let's do Science

Science College Overbach is an innovative academy in Germany, dedicated to the promotion of young talent in the field of science and technology. The College academies and workshops are open to all schools. It organises activities at local, regional, supra-regional and national level during weekends and school vacation to complement the standard school curriculum. 

Adamas Scienza

The project "Be scientist!" aims to promote the scientific literacy among secondary school students by launching an innovative, longer-term programme based on the use of hands-on and multimedia tools in the context of Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) in Italy.





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