In our changing and fast-moving world it is crucially important to help students choose their future career which will be really in demand and which will ensure their self-realization in the future.
It’s necessary to help them develop skills which the future employers will be looking for. And we should start from schools, we should open schools to STEM careers. Unfortunately, in Ukraine it is a pretty new idea and we do not have specialists, like Career Advisors, who could help students make their choice and assess their own skills and abilities properly. I believe we should start with teachers, we should make them aware of the ways they can integrate STEM career awareness into their subject. So I decided to carry out a special workshop – demonstrative lesson for teachers of English from the regional schools in order to show them how we can speak about STEM careers at English lessons. The workshop was attended by 30 teachers and 10 students.Continue reading