🎨 If you were asked to draw a picture of a scientist on a piece of paper would the character be male 👨🔬 or female 👩🔬 ? The truth is that majority of people would draw a male scientist as social norms and stereotypes tend to describe science-related subjects and occupations as masculine.
👩💻 Although actions have been taken during the last decade to eliminate the under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, a big gap is still present today and especially in the participation of women in STEM-related jobs.
👩🚀The Erasmus+ KA2 PhysicsKIT4STEM project has as primary objective to strengthen the teaching skills of STEM educators by offering a hands-on approach to teach physics through DIY kits, electronics, and programming, powered by a Raspberry Pi computer. At the same, the project aims to increase the interest of students in sciences and address the issue of gender imbalance in STEM classrooms and encourage young girls to science and engineering subjects.