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Sustainability in STEM Education

Sustainability in STEM Education

Sustainability and the protection of the environment are important topics for students throughout Europe. Science on Stage is therefore launching the two-year project "Sustainability in STEM Education". 

In this project, 20 international teachers will work together to discuss and test ideas on how to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in STEM lessons. The goal is to create concrete and hands-on teaching concepts that encourage students to become active and responsible citizens while promoting their interest in STEM subjects.

Application process

We thank all interested teachers for their applications. The expert coordinator team of the project will select the participants among the applications.

Please note

The project language is English. In case you are selected, the participation in two meetings in different European cities, (three days each, both from Friday to Sunday) 27‑29 March 2020 and 22‑24 January 2021, is mandatory. Travel costs, accommodation and food for the work meetings will be covered. We can provide a letter to your school principal.

Background of the SDGs

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was adopted by all UN member states in 2015. They are an urgent call to action to improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our forests and oceans.

Education for Sustainable Development (EDS)

Teachers play a deciding role in sensitising young people to the challenges of reaching the 17 SDGs. At the same time, it is important that students are not discouraged by the scope of the problems but are encouraged to think about and design possible solutions. STEM is very important to address these problems and solve them.

You can find more information here: background information

The project "Sustainability in STEM Education" is organised by Science on Stage Germany and proudly supported by SAP.