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STEM careers and skills of the future - Anastasiya Boiko, European Schoolnet


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Anastasiya Boiko, European Schoolnet, presented STEM careers and skills of the future at the Scientix course "STEM in primary school classrooms" at the Future Classroom Lab 25-29 June 2018.

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STEM careers and skills of the future - Anastasiya Boiko, European Schoolnet

  1. 1. Future Classroom Lab course Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in primary school classrooms 25-29 June 2018, Brussels STEM careers and skills of the future This course has received funding from the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation programme – project Scientix 3 (Grant agreement N. 730009), coordinated by European Schoolnet (EUN). The content of this document is the sole responsibility of the organiser and it does not represent the opinion of the European Commission (EC), and the EC is not responsible for any use that might be made of information contained.
  2. 2. Misconceptions
  3. 3. Misconceptions
  4. 4. In your country/school: • How teachers are informed about the career perspectives of children? • Do you have a career councillor/advisor in your school? • From which sources you get the information (school, training, Ministry of Education, campaigns, events)? Open discussion
  5. 5. Skills of the future
  6. 6. • App developer • Driverless car engineer • Cloud computing specialist • Big data analyst/data scientist • Drone operators • Sustainability manager Skills of the future – jobs that did not exist 10 years ago
  7. 7. Webinars and chatsCareer sheets Skills of the future – sources of information
  8. 8. Hands-on exercise Step 1: Use the 4 sources of information (next slide) to look for a career path which you believe will be interesting for your students to learn about and which encounters some misconceptions Step 2: Consider the types of skills needed to be successful in the chosen career and fill them in the worksheet Tip: Remember they can be soft skills and STEM skills Step 3: Discuss! What can you do to help pupils develop these skills in your classes?
  9. 9. The Space Awareness Career Hub: Florida Polytechnic University website glossary of established and emerging STEM careers: STEM Alliance webinars and career sheets from the “STEM Careers and Skills of the Future” series: The resources from Smart Futures initiative: Hands-on exercise
  10. 10. Thank you! #FCL_eu @futureclassroomlab @scientix_eu #Scientix @european.schoolnet Dr. Anastasiya Boiko, Project Officer @eu_schoolnet groups/ScienceTeachersEurope