Science on Stage Europe The European platform for science teachers

Developing Skills for the Future

  • EU

    24.09.2019

    Berlin, 24.09.2019: At the European Science on Stage festival 2019, 450 teachers will be working together to shape the science education of the future.

    Whether it is digitalisation, globalisation or climate change: today's children and young people will face enormous challenges in the future. One of the tasks of STEM teachers (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is to prepare them for these challenges. At the 11th European Science on Stage festival 2019 the participating teachers will be equipped with the right tools to do so.

    The three-day educational festival will take place from 31 October to 3 November in the Portuguese city of Cascais. Following the motto "Skills for the Future", 450 teachers from over 30 countries will come together to present and exchange their innovative teaching concepts in a fair, in workshops and in short lectures. From mathematical card tricks, to building an eco-friendly battery and programming a pet simulator, there will once again be a variety of practical teaching ideas from teachers for teachers.

    Particularly outstanding projects will receive the European STEM Teacher Awards at the festival and will later be disseminated internationally as training courses or teaching materials. In this way, teachers reach thousands of students throughout Europe with their ideas. They encourage them across national borders to consider a career in science, IT or engineering.  

    This year's festival is under the patronage of Mr Tibor Navracsics, Member of the European Commission, and is endorsed by the Portuguese Ministry of Education. It is hosted by Science on Stage Portugal/NUCLIO with the main support of the Municipality of Cascais and in cooperation with Science on Stage Europe.

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