Promoting Youth Scientific Career Awareness and It Attractiveness through Multi-stakeholder Co-operation
Promoting awareness of young people for possible career choices in science through cooperation of various stakeholders.
The MultiCO (Promoting Youth Scientific Career Awareness and it Attractiveness through Multi stakeholder Cooperation) is a three-year research program which has secured funding under Horizon 2020 (Horizon 2020).
In MultiCO together universities from five European countries: the UK, Finland, Estonia, Germany and Cyprus. The main goal of the project is to promote students’ awareness about possible career choices in science and technology.
Originally intended to work with partners in industry and business to create a collection of stories of scientists, which will act as asset in designing creative didactic scenarios to be implemented in the classroom. The aim of the scenarios is to enhance students’ interest in science, both as a discipline in the curriculum as well as a possible career direction.
The pursuit of research MultiCO program will be promoted through a participatory process based on cooperation between researchers in the areas of science and technology, teachers, guidance counselors, educational policy-making bodies, especially students. This group is mainly in the design of teaching scenarios with students at the forefront as it is necessary to their active involvement in the program.
The project started in August 2015 and ending in November 2018.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 665100.