STEM careers and skills of the future - Anastasiya Boiko, European Schoolnet
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.
In your country/school:
• How teachers are informed about the career perspectives of
• Do you have a career councillor/advisor in your school?
• From which sources you get the information
(school, training, Ministry of Education, campaigns, events)?
Skills of the future
• 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
Webinars and chatsCareer sheets
Skills of the future – sources of information
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?
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: