Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

13 mars 2017

Why We Should Invest in STEM Education Blog. While many careers today require STEM-educated employees, they aren’t necessarily requiring that those employees have a higher education degree. A report done by the Brookings Institution revealed that nearly half of STEM careers available to employees today do not require a four-year college degree, and those jobs pay ten percent higher than jobs that do require a college degree. More...

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How online games are helping prepare local students for STEM careers Blog. Learning Blade was developed by Chattanooga entrepreneurs Shelia and Dane Boyington, both chemical engineers, and it is being used in most of Hamilton County’s middle schools and more than 525 schools statewide. More...

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26 février 2017

SciChallenge competition open by 30th April – Early applications encouraged

ESU OnlineThe project is now in the most active and critical phase when students are encouraged to submit their applications (poster, video, presentation) in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). For inspiration, you can already find submission examples on the platform, as well as the resources tool for students and teachers. More...

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23 février 2017

A conceptual framework for integrated STEM education

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. A conceptual framework for integrated STEM education
Todd R. Kelley, J. Geoff Knowles, International Journal of STEM Education, 2017/02/10
The conceptual framework in this paper employs the metaphor of a pulley system whereby scientific, engineering and mathematical thinking lead to integrated educational approaches. The idea is to promote STEM. More...

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22 février 2017

Germany and Kenya to establish university of applied sciences

By Natalie Marsh. A binational university of applied sciences is set to be established in Kenya as a joint project with Germany, it has been announced, in order to help upskill the Kenyan workforce to meet the demands of the economy. More...

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21 février 2017

« Journée des Femmes et des filles en science » : un cycle de conférences à Toulouse

A l'occasion de la journée des Femmes et des filles en science, des rencontres sont organisées à Toulouse le 2 février – pour réfléchir à la place des filles dans les sciences. Voir l'article...

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20 février 2017

« Tous les enseignants sont conscients du décrochage dans les disciplines scientifiques » "Il y a une vie après le bac" d'Olivier Rollot. Selon l’enquête Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) révélée fin 2016, en 20 ans les élèves de la série S ont perdu près de 20% de leurs capacités, passant d’un score de 569 en 1995 à un score de 463 en 2015, soit la plus forte baisse observée dans le monde. Suite...

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19 février 2017

Vernier works with Google

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As part of their shared vision for encouraging scientific discovery and inspiring students to understand the world around them, Vernier Software & Technology is working with Google to expand the availability of software that can graph scientific and engineering data on mobile devices. Science and STEM students can now use Vernier sensors to collect and graph data in real time within Google’s Science Journal app on Google Play for Android™ devices. More...

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College transfer partnership supports STEM-proficient workforce

University Business LogoBy Elaina Loveland. The STEM workforce was about 8.6 million in 2015, and is projected to grow to more than 9 million by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More...

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18 février 2017

To get more women in STEM little girls need better role models

The ConversationBy . In the past 40 years, nothing has changed in the UK regarding equal pay for women – and there is still gender discrimination. More...

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