STEM PD Community of Practice (STEM CoP), founded in 2019 as an outcome of the STEM PD Net project, is an independent body of network. It’s overall aim is providing 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 to ensure 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 run STEM PD programs in different countries. STEM CoP also publishes journals and books in STEM education.
STEM CoP organizes “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 of the upcoming “4th International STEM Education Conference” in Istanbul on July 8-9, 2023. The conference is organized in collaboration with Hacettepe Science Center, İbn Haldun University, and Hacettepe University STEM & Maker Lab as part of the SOBER project. The theme of this year’s conference is “Social skills development and STEM orientation for a better life”.
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 on the conference by circulating the call for proposal in your own STEM networks. We are looking forward to your contributions and will be happy to welcome you to the beautiful Istanbul. For thought provoking discussion and best practices in STEM education, join our “STEM PD Community of Practice (STEM CoP)”.
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 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!