The in-service training programme for VET tutors comprises a set of pedagogical and technical guidelines aiming to support front line educators and career management experts to build an understanding of the potential of women in STEAM sectors, as well as to support their continuous professional development and enable them to expand their practice into new online learning environments.
The Learner Manual serves as an introduction to the STEAMY WONDERS project goals and focuses on understanding the potential of women in STEAM sectors, as well as building the competence and confidence of VET tutors to work in on-line environments. The manual comprises the following modules:
Module 1: Building and understanding of the potential of STEAM sector for women and examining the barriers that many women face in the sector.
Module 2: Building the competence and confidence of VET tutors to work in online environment
Module 3: Training materials to support VET tutors and career guidance experts to develop their digital skills.
This training session part consists of additional self-directed learning materials for individual learning aiming to build an understanding of the potential of STEAM sectors for women. The resources will address the following topics:
– A Short History of Women in STEM
– Social, Cultural Factors that Push Women Away From STEM
– Combating Gender-based stereotypes (our own and helping others do so)
– How women can reach their potential in STEM
– Developing resilience, rediscovering your self-confidence and speaking up for yourself
– Career management
Additional SDL resources focusing on building the competence and confidence of VET tutors to work in online environments will be available in the second part of the SDL learning.
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