Growth in STEM-related jobs vs non-STEM related jobs over the last 10 years

New jobs that will require qualified STEM skills in the next 10 years

Expected EU job growth for IT professionals in 2015

European students that pursue a STEM career

Asian students that pursue a STEM career

Spanish women holding a STEM degree

Studies carried out by the EU have shown that the lack of motivation  to pursue STEM studies is largely linked to shortcomings of traditional teaching methods:

 

  • Reliance on theoretical and abstract models

  • Contexts that are irrelevant to student´s reality

  • Rethinking STEM pedagogy inside and outside the classroom

  • As a collaborative effort between schools, institutions, foundations, private enterprise, government, families…the whole scientific community