What Can Future Education Do in Order to Overcome Gendered Academic and Occupational Interests?

The Gender and ICT research group of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), a UOC research centre, is coordinating a round table with international experts, which aims to discuss the low share of women in many STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and occupations is a worldwide phenomenon.

Talks (participation order):

  • Gender and Postsecondary Institutional Choices. Barbara Schneider. Michigan State University.
  • Why boys do not work at school and girls stay away from STEM: How gendered stereotypes about learning clash with students’ gender identity. Ursula Kessels, Freie Universität of Berlin. 
  • The Effect of Mathematics Training on STEM Workforce Outcomes. Chandra Muller, University of Texas.
  • Motivation and self-confidence of girls in mathematics. Marta Casanellas Rius, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

 

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Description of the event (english translation): 
Date(s): 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 10:00 to 12:00
Country: 
City: 
Barcelona
Street: 
Passeig de Sant Joan, 108
ZIP: 
08037
Venue: 
Palau Macaya
Scientific discipline: 
Outreach: 
International
Type of event: 
Symposium

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