Collaboration between schools and industry could help align curricula to develop skills needed for jobs
Schools and industry should join forces to increase the level of skills in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and better prepare pupils for careers in the sector, according to Marc Durando, Executive Director of European Schoolnet, a network of 31 European ministries of education.Read More
Scientists, engineers and STEM professionals go back to school to respond to skills gap
STEM Discovery Week 2017 is being celebrated on 24-30 April with various face-to-face and online events that underline the importance of school and industry collaboration, to address the current shortage of STEM students and professionals in Europe.Read More
T3 Europe launches a content portal of resources designed by teachers for teachers
T3 Europe (T cubed Europe) is an association of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) teachers across Europe, sponsored by STEM Alliance's partner Texas Instruments Education Technology.Read More
Join now STEM Alliance’s brand new “Professionals Go Back To School” Scheme!
The "STEM Professionals Go Back To School" (PGB2S) scheme is a STEM Alliance programme to engage company professionals (technicians, engineers, researchers, employment managers, etc.) to visit schools and participate in collaborative activities for one hour to half a day.Read More
“Why don’t European girls like STEM subjects?” Microsoft publish the most in-depth research and outlines the reasons
According to OECD data, in the European Union, less than one in five computer science graduates is a woman. One of the outlined reasons is that the interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM subjects) drops off very early before becoming an interesting career prospect.Read More
STEM ambassador's students from UK made it to the final of the Big Bang Competition
Six students from Loreto Grammar School in Altrincham, England, have made it through to the final of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition. Elaine Manton, STEM Ambassador in the UK, says their contribution was inspired by Scientix and STEM Alliance!Read More
Join our new STEM careers MOOC!
STEM Alliance is co-organising a Massive Open Online Course together with Systemic - funded by Erasmus+ - and Scientix - funded by Horizon2020 - focused on encouraging students to pursue STEM careers - 'Opening minds to STEM careers' MOOC for STEM teachers'. Read below to find out how to register and participate!Read More
Join our learning event with eTwinning and Scientix next week!
STEM Alliance is co-organising a learning event together with eTwinning and Scientix focused on school-industry collaboration - 'Building teachers' skills in involving industry in STEM education'. Read below to find out how to register and participate!Read More
STEM Alliance high-level event focuses on school-industry collaboration
On 24th November, STEM Alliance brought together educators, companies, and policy-makers to discuss the future of STEM education in Europe and innovative ways to raise student interest in STEM subjects and careers.Read More
STEM Alliance welcomes educators, partners and stakeholders at its high-level event on 24 November 2016
We are happy to announce the upcoming STEM Alliance high level event on 24th November 2016 in Brussels. The event gathers industry stakeholders, education decision-makers and the European Commission to present the major achievements and innovations in STEM teaching based on the activities developed with schools.Read More