Why does this gender gap exist and how can it be addressed? The UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum will be organized over three days, serving as a platform for debate and hands-on learning, seeking to:
Present latest findings from research and practice
Facilitate policy dialogue, experience-sharing and networking
Make the case for strengthening girls’ education in STEM subjects
The programme will be based on the overarching theme of girls’ education in STEM, with four sub-themes/tracks:
Building the foundations: Gender-responsive quality STEM education
Changing the equation: Addressing stereotypes and bias hindering girls’ participation
Gravitating into the field: Reaching out, engaging and empowering girls and women
Wiring the network: Partnerships, cross-sector learning and cooperation
This event will bring together over 200 delegates including: the Ministry of education and other officials; education practitioners and educators; researchers and experts; representatives of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations; development partners; civil society representatives; private sector stakeholders and others.
INTERESTED IN JOINING?
Participation will be by invitation only. Interested participants can register, submit a proposal for a presentation or a workshop, or reserve an exhibition booth online before . To ensure a balanced audience, all requests will be evaluated based on profile, gender and geographical representation.
- Submit a proposal to make a presentation (link is external)
- Submit a proposal to run a workshop (link is external)