STEM PD Community of Practice (STEM CoP), founded in 2019 as an outcome of the STEM PD Net project, is an independent body of the network. Its overall aim is to provide a platform for knowledge exchange among its participants. Through each of its members, the network aims to substantially improve STEM education as it happens on a day-to-day basis in schools, by investing in teacher professional development. This means ensuring that the design, provision, and delivery of STEM professional development of the highest quality, research-based, and corresponding to teachers’ needs. The network’s aims and activities, as currently defined are geared towards supporting these goals.
Teacher Professional Development Matters
STEM PD Community of Practice (STEM CoP) aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders from around the world to discuss issues related to education. STEM CoP develops STEM Curricula and runs STEM PD programs in different countries. STEM CoP also publishes journals and books in STEM education.
STEM CoP organizes the “International STEM Education Conference” and its social media channels provide resources to teachers, initiating an online forum for teachers and lecturers.
We are happy to present to you the call for proposals for the upcoming “5th International STEM Education Conference” in Istanbul on July 6-7, 2024. The conference aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders from around the world to discuss issues related to STEM Education. The conference is organized in collaboration with the International Centre for STEM Education (ICSE), Hacettepe University STEM & Maker Lab, the Turkish Ministry of National Education, and İbn Haldun University.
We want to hear what you have to say! We are looking forward to seeing you in Istanbul in July.
Please help us spread the word about the conference by circulating the call for proposals in your own STEM networks. For thought-provoking discussion and best practices in STEM education, join our “STEM PD Community of Practice (STEM CoP)”.
We are looking forward to your contributions and will be happy to welcome you to beautiful Istanbul.
On behalf of the local organizing committee
Gokhan Kaya, Co-chair of the conference
Mustafa Altunel, Co-chair of the conference
STEM PD Community of Practice
Conference Venue: İbn Haldun University, Başak Mah. Ordu Cad. No:3 P.K. 34480 Başakşehir, Istanbul, Turkey.
How to arrive in Istanbul: The closest airport to the conference venue is Istanbul Airport (IST).
How to commute from Istanbul Airport to the Conference: The easiest way to commute from Istanbul Airport to the conference venue is to take a taxi. It takes around 20 minutes.
Hotels around the University Campus
Hampton by Hilton İstanbul Kayaşehir (Around 10 minutes by taxi to the campus)
Hilton Mall of İstanbul (Around 10 minutes by taxi to the campus)
Abstract submission is now open!