The course will refreshing and deepening the knowledge of meaningful and relevant educational practices. Topics will include inquiry-based learning and interdisciplinarity, cultural diversity and inclusion, connections to sustainable development goals (SDGs), and the use and impact of technology on STEM education.The summer school on STEM Education offers a blend of lectures, seminars and workshops on educational research and development in the fields of primary, secondary and higher education. The programme will be tailored towards the diverse interests of student-teachers, doctoral students, teachers, teacher educators and researchers.
The Summer School is organized by the Freudenthal Institute of the Faculty of Science of Utrecht University in collaboration with the ICSE Academy.
Master students and PhD students in mathematics, science or STEM teacher education and in the education and learning sciences with a strong interest in STEM education. Primary and secondary school teachers, teacher educators, curriculum and assessment developers, and researchers. Proficiency in English is essential for a fruitful participation in the summer school.
Aim of the course
Bringing participants up-to-date in design and research in the field of meaningful and relevant STEM education.