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The start of a new era

By January 2018 November 20th, 2018 No Comments

The international consortium for STEM Education is now officially founded and provides a new frame to the successful cooperation of STEM education experts from all over Europe.

Coinciding with the inauguration celebration of the International Centre for STEM Education (ICSE) on 18th January 2018, the International Consortium for STEM Education celebrated the fact that the contractual basis of the International Consortium for STEM education became effective by signature.

The ICSE Consortium comprises leading higher education and research institutes from across Europe that all have a unique focus in their research in STEM education: one that takes aspects of transfer into day-to-day teaching into account from the very beginning of the research and development process.

The ICSE Consortium and ICSE Team. Photo: ICSE

Europe that all have a unique focus in their research in STEM education: one that takes aspects of transfer into day-to-day teaching into account from the very beginning of the research and development process.

All of the 13 founding member institutions of the ICSE Consortium were present at the celebration:

  • Austria, University of Innsbruck
  • Bulgaria, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Cyprus, University of Nicosia
  • Czech Republic, Charles University
  • Germany, International STEM Centre, University of Education Freiburg
  • Greece, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Lithuania, Vilnius University
  • Malta, University of Malta
  • Netherlands, Utrecht University
  • Norway, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Slovak Republic, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra
  • Spain, University of Jaén
  • Turkey, Hacettepe University

The ICSE Consortium strives to lead the European field of transfer-oriented research and development in relation to STEM education, and to set standards for a high-impact international collaboration of higher education and research institutes.