Arts-based science education and gender bias

How arts-based science education can contribute to address gender bias and stereotypes in educational and team-collaborative settings?

recent article published on Scientix Digest summarizes the ouctomes of the 12th Scientix Projects Networking Event, which was organised by Scientix in collaboration with the PERFORM and GEDII projects, funded by the Horizon 2020 framework of the European Union for research and innovation.

« Gender aspects continue to play an important role in science education, conditioning study choices or shaping beliefs about one’s own capacities and those of others. Performing arts based initiatives are on the forefront of innovative science education approaches and have participatory, dialogic and dialectic qualities to engage students in democratic, inclusive and reflective ways of learning. Both these dimensions can be brought together in order to explore how arts-based science education can contribute to address gender bias and stereotypes in educational and team-collaborative settings. »

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