EU strategy as to MST: Maths, Science & Technology Seminar  Policy Innovation Committee Maths, Science and Technology sess...
Detailed workprogramme:  3 strategic objectives <ul><li>1.  Improving the quality and effectiveness of education and train...
Strategic objective 1 : Improving the  quality and effectiveness  of education and training systems in Europe <ul><li>1.1....
Benchmarks by 2010 <ul><li>Halve the rate of  early school leavers , in order to achieve an EU-average rate of 10%or less....
Benchmarks by 2020 <ul><li>At least 95% of children between 4 yrs and age for starting compulsory primary education should...
Progress as to benchmarks 2010
MST graduates, international trends
European framework for key competences 8 Key competences <ul><li>Communication mother tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Communicati...
3 documents on teachers & schools <ul><li>Common Eur. Principles for  competences & qualifications of teachers & trainers ...
Education & training work programme 2010 <ul><li>8 country “clusters” with PLAs launched in 2004: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Mod...
EU Strategy in Ed. & training  Cluster MST  <ul><li>The Cluster MST is the responsibility of  DG EAC </li></ul><ul><li>WG ...
The Commission’s contribution to  quality in MST  education <ul><li>Ensure that LLP, ESF & 7 FP R & D etc.support MST to i...
MST Cluster PLAs: visits of national  MST initiatives <ul><ul><li>France: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Main à la Pât...
Success factors national MST plans <ul><li>Careful analysis of the situation </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive and holistic ...
Success factors national MST plans <ul><li>Strong information strategy towards all potential beneficiaries </li></ul><ul><...
Main challenges  highlighted by MST cluster <ul><li>Recruitment of MST teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Initial Teacher Ed. for ...
Main challenges  highlighted by MST cluster <ul><li>Evaluation of the national action plans or initiatives </li></ul><ul><...
Cluster ICT <ul><li>Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>PLAs </li></ul><ul><li>Studies / reports such as:  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
Policy recommendations by the ICT Cluster <ul><li>Key lessons from PLA in Birmingham on how to achieve leadership and pare...
Conclusions as to MST <ul><li>Important progress has been made as to  MST education since 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Cluster M...
Reference websites & studies <ul><li>Lisbon strategy website :  for all documents referred to in the PPT  http://europa.eu...
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  • 4 of the 5 benchmarks are based on Eurostat data, one (low achievers) on OECD PISA data
  • Yves Beernaert, Educonsult, EU strategy for MST, PIC meeting, 05/11/09, Brussels

    1. 1. EU strategy as to MST: Maths, Science & Technology Seminar Policy Innovation Committee Maths, Science and Technology session 4-5 November 2009 Yves Beernaert, rapporteur MST Cluster Brussels, EUN Schoolnet
    2. 2. Detailed workprogramme: 3 strategic objectives <ul><li>1. Improving the quality and effectiveness of education and training systems in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>2. Facilitating access of all to education and training systems </li></ul><ul><li>3. Opening Up education and training systems to the wider world </li></ul>
    3. 3. Strategic objective 1 : Improving the quality and effectiveness of education and training systems in Europe <ul><li>1.1. Improving education and training for teachers and trainers </li></ul><ul><li>1.2.Developing skills for the knowledge society </li></ul><ul><li>1.3. Ensuring access to ICT for everyone </li></ul><ul><li>1.4. Increasing the recruitment to scientific and technical studies </li></ul>
    4. 4. Benchmarks by 2010 <ul><li>Halve the rate of early school leavers , in order to achieve an EU-average rate of 10%or less. </li></ul><ul><li>Halve the level of gender imbalance among graduates in MST & secure an significant increase of the total number of graduates, </li></ul><ul><li>Average % of 25-64 yrs in the EU with at least upper sec. education reaches 80%or more </li></ul><ul><li>Halve % of low-achieving 15 year olds in reading, mathematical and scientific literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Increase EU-average level of participation in LLL to at least 15% of working adults . </li></ul>
    5. 5. Benchmarks by 2020 <ul><li>At least 95% of children between 4 yrs and age for starting compulsory primary education should participate in early childhood education. </li></ul><ul><li>Share of low-achieving 15-years olds in reading, mathematics and science should be less than 15%. </li></ul><ul><li>Share of early leavers from education and training should be less than 10%. </li></ul><ul><li>Share of 30-34 year olds with tertiary educational attainment should be at least 40%. </li></ul><ul><li>Average of at least 15 % of adults should participate in LLL </li></ul>
    6. 6. Progress as to benchmarks 2010
    7. 7. MST graduates, international trends
    8. 8. European framework for key competences 8 Key competences <ul><li>Communication mother tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Communication foreign language </li></ul><ul><li>Maths literacy; competence science + technology </li></ul><ul><li>ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Learning-to-learn </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal and civic competences </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural awareness* </li></ul><ul><li>* Four in italics are transversal competences ! </li></ul>
    9. 9. 3 documents on teachers & schools <ul><li>Common Eur. Principles for competences & qualifications of teachers & trainers , 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Communication from the Commission to the Council and The European Parliament, 3.8.2007: Improving quality of teacher education </li></ul><ul><li>Communication from the Commission, 3.7.2008 : Improving competences for the 21st Century: </li></ul><ul><li>An Agenda for European Cooperation on Schools ; </li></ul>
    10. 10. Education & training work programme 2010 <ul><li>8 country “clusters” with PLAs launched in 2004: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Modernisation of higher education </li></ul><ul><li>2. Teachers and trainers </li></ul><ul><li>3. Making best use of resources </li></ul><ul><li>4. Maths, Science and Technology: 13 countries </li></ul><ul><li>5. Access and social inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>6. Key competences </li></ul><ul><li>7. ICT </li></ul><ul><li>8. Recognition of learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Information about clusters: http://www.kslll.net </li></ul>
    11. 11. EU Strategy in Ed. & training Cluster MST <ul><li>The Cluster MST is the responsibility of DG EAC </li></ul><ul><li>WG + later MST cluster: senior policy makers 13 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Comparative reports + collecting good practice </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Recommendations / reports </li></ul><ul><li>PLA : Peer Learning Activities (5 so far) </li></ul><ul><li>MST Cluster PLA Compendium of good practice (08 09) </li></ul><ul><li>Joint meetings MST Cluster & DG R & D </li></ul><ul><li>EU projects and partnerships i n LLP and in 7FP </li></ul><ul><li>Joint seminar with other clusters on “Assessment” </li></ul>
    12. 12. The Commission’s contribution to quality in MST education <ul><li>Ensure that LLP, ESF & 7 FP R & D etc.support MST to improve quality of MST education ; </li></ul><ul><li>Develop indicators for improved MST Education </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to creation and dissemination of new knowledge in MST education </li></ul><ul><li>Support initiatives promoting Eur. Dimension in MST education </li></ul><ul><li>Review progress and suggest further proposals </li></ul>
    13. 13. MST Cluster PLAs: visits of national MST initiatives <ul><ul><li>France: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Main à la Pâte </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PRESTE , Plan de Rénovation de l’Enseignement des Sciences et de la Technologie à l’Ecole </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EIST, Enseignement Intégré de Science et de Technologie (collège) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Delta PLAN Science and Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A joint promotion of Maths , Science and Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portugal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ciência Viva , the National Initiative for Scientific and Technological Culture </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Portuguese Plan of action for mathematics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Action plan for Maths </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Success factors national MST plans <ul><li>Careful analysis of the situation </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive and holistic approach with clear targets and target groups: e.g. teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Clear implementation strategy to reach the objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring and support of the activities implemented </li></ul><ul><li>Support structures to facilitate implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Networking amongst stakeholders and the chain approach </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom-up approach </li></ul><ul><li>Output or result driven approach </li></ul><ul><li>Research supporting action plans or initiatives : e.g. ROSE </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible implementation of the projects </li></ul>
    15. 15. Success factors national MST plans <ul><li>Strong information strategy towards all potential beneficiaries </li></ul><ul><li>Clear role for initial and in-service teacher education </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on school development as a learning organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Transition from upper secondary to university </li></ul><ul><li>MST and innovation in school education </li></ul><ul><li>The strong cooperation school- industry </li></ul><ul><li>Financial means to develop and implement action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Political support </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation of the activities of the national action plans </li></ul>
    16. 16. Main challenges highlighted by MST cluster <ul><li>Recruitment of MST teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Initial Teacher Ed. for primary school teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development of teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Use of ICT as supportive tool for MST </li></ul><ul><li>Use of active pedagogical MST methods ( more IBSE) </li></ul><ul><li>Competency-based curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Too much focus on the Curriculum versus curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>QA in MST and in innovative MST project </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of MST in creative learning environments </li></ul>
    17. 17. Main challenges highlighted by MST cluster <ul><li>Evaluation of the national action plans or initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Negative impact of early selection pupils on choice of sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of explicit focus on Maths in some MST action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of focus on the promotion of MST with girls and with children of migrant origin </li></ul><ul><li>More networking needed with all stakeholders: teacher associations, parents, industry etc. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Cluster ICT <ul><li>Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>PLAs </li></ul><ul><li>Studies / reports such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>European policy making around digital competences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide evidence on the added-value of ICT for learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Use of ICT for innovation and lifelong learning for all </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Compendium: http://www.kslll.net </li></ul>
    19. 19. Policy recommendations by the ICT Cluster <ul><li>Key lessons from PLA in Birmingham on how to achieve leadership and parental involvement in eLearning, Oct. 07 </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations by MST and ICT Clusters on novel pedagogies for learning and teaching MST and how ICT can be an added value, May 08 </li></ul><ul><li>Bottlenecks and enablers of innovative learning and teaching and the role of ICT, Sept. 08 </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations on  &quot;Digital competences for LLL for all&quot;  in the context of the  &quot; e-inclusion &quot;  Ministerial conference, Dec. 08 </li></ul>
    20. 20. Conclusions as to MST <ul><li>Important progress has been made as to MST education since 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Cluster MST with the PLAs has an impact on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Policy development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valorisation of good practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Further actions of Cluster MST are required! </li></ul><ul><li>More dissemination & valorisation of good practice </li></ul><ul><li>More focus on teachers , initial teacher education & CPD </li></ul>
    21. 21. Reference websites & studies <ul><li>Lisbon strategy website : for all documents referred to in the PPT http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/policies/2010/et_2010_en.html http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-policy/doc28_en.htm </li></ul><ul><li>All documents of the MST Cluster: http://www.kslll.net </li></ul><ul><li>Main policy initiatives and outputs in Ed & Tr since the year 2000: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/index_en.html </li></ul><ul><li>The Rocard report: http://ec.europa.eu/research/science-society/document_library/pdf_06/report-rocard-on-science-education_en.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Innovating schools / Ecoles innovantes OECD/OCDE 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Networks of innovation / Réseaux Innovants, OECD/OCDE 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>EUN Schoolnet website with information on Xplora, PENCIL etc.: http://www.eun.org/portal/index.htm </li></ul>
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