Evidence of the Impact of Science Education in Attracting Young People Towards Science Studies and Science-related Careers
Europe seeks to become a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy, good education and training are important to promote sustained economic growth and sustainable development through fuelling research and development and addressing innovation, productivity and competitiveness. In our increasingly scientific and technological world, the science workforce in Europe, is decreasing. Frequently school science curricula are not organised systematically across multiple years of schooling and emphasise discrete facts rather than providing students with engaging opportunities to experience how science is actually undertaken.
The Intended actions assume research excellence can be achieved and maintained only if research is closely integrated with education. By committing to research-based teaching in preparing/empowering new generations of capable, competent educators, current expert seminar pays attention to
– integrate research with teaching,
– improve the quality of science education within international networks.