3C4Life (2021-2024) stands for “Perspectives for Lifelong STEM Teaching – Career Guidance, Collaborative Practice and Competence Development”. Europe is facing teacher shortages. This EU-funded project aims to raise the attractiveness of teacher profession.
Teachers need to update their teaching skills, competences, operate digitally, and act self-efficiently. However, top performance requires top conditions. 3C4life gathers 12 partners from 6 European countries, in each country an educational authority teaming up with a research partner.
This powerful tandem structure tackles a fallow issue, which impedes top conditions in STEM education across Europe: STEM education systems lack the capacity to support teachers to make the best of their life as teachers.
Our objective is to change that. Our measure is an all-digital STEM teacher platform with an innovative occupational advancement concept. Its key innovative features are
- a sequential process of motivational triggers, from low threshold attraction to shared advancement.
- a multi-directional variety of vertical and horizontal occupational advancement perspectives unfolded at a glance.
- enhancement-propellent collaboration through Communities of Practice.
Find out more about the project!