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UNESCO - cracking the code: Girl's education in STEM

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

The UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum aims to ‘crack the code’ by identifying the factors that promote girls’ and women’s participation, achievement and continuation in STEM studies and careers. It will be a platform to present the latest findings from research and practice, and to facilitate policy dialogue, experience sharing and collaboration among participants.


The programme will be developed through an abstract-driven process, and include:

1. Plenary sessions, combining high-level and panel discussions, town hall formats, and other technology-based activities

2. Concurrent sessions, including:
a) panel discussions to share research findings, school practices, and lessons learned, and
b) workshops for hands-on learning activities, simulations and other opportunities for skills-transfer
3. Exhibition booths to present products and approaches, and for hands-on demonstrations and interactions
4. A one-day Policy Forum with the participation of Ministers of Education and other high-level representatives to examine how governments are prioritizing and promoting STEM education for girls, and how to address challenges

By 5 JUNE 2017
Submit a proposal to
Make a presentation

Organise a workshop

Reserve an exhibition booth


Complete an expression of interest by 17 July 2017 (Participation will be by invitation only).

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