E-book on a cellphone


Develops a learning process to attract young people to science

Since one year, the international project ‘Girls into Global STEM’ (GIGS) aims at making more young people, especially girls, interested in technology and science. In the project, pupils in four European countries develop e-books focusing on sustainable development and global issues.

In October, teachers and researchers active in the project met for an update of the current situation, discussed different issues, and set up plans for the upcoming work period. The meeting was initiated by Björn Brorström, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Borås:

“This is a very important project that you are working on. Sustainable development and ‘science for the professions’ are two major focus areas for the University of Borås, and this project fits in very well with...