Observed annually on 11 February, International Day of Girls and Women in Science recognises the critical role women and girls play in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Considering that a mere 13% of the overall UK STEM workforce are female, it’s a crucial opportunity to encourage women – particularly young girls – to pursue STEM subjects to help close the STEM gender gap.
With this in mind, 11 STEM experts, most of whom are female, have shared with Education Technology their own stories and advice to those girls and women who may be considering careers in STEM………………………….
The Flexible Learning Strategies for Out of School Children programme is a UNESCO initiative with the aim of supporting inclusive and quality education for every child in the region. Our goal is to reach the remaining and most vulnerable 5% of children with no access to education in the region and support quality improvements in learning for every child.