Mathematics and Science (STEM) Education

The focus of the STEM Education summer school is bringing participants up to date in research and teaching practices in the field of the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). 

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Course Level
ECTS credits
1.5 ECTS
Course location(s)
Utrecht, The Netherlands


The course will refreshing and deepening the knowledge of meaningful and relevant educational practices. Topics will include inquiry-based learning and interdisciplinarity, cultural diversity and inclusion, connections to sustainable development goals (SDGs), and the use and impact of technology on STEM education.The summer school on STEM Education offers a blend of lectures, seminars and workshops on educational research and development in the fields of primary, secondary and higher education. The programme will be tailored towards the diverse interests of student-teachers, doctoral students, teachers, teacher educators and researchers.

The Summer School is organized by the Freudenthal Institute of the Faculty of Science of Utrecht University in collaboration with the ICSE Academy. 

Target audience

Master students and PhD students in mathematics, science or STEM teacher education and in the education and learning sciences with a strong interest in STEM education. Primary and secondary school teachers, teacher educators, curriculum and assessment developers, and researchers. Proficiency in English is essential for a fruitful participation in the summer school.

Aim of the course

Bringing participants up-to-date in design and research in the field of meaningful and relevant STEM education.


  • Course fee: €300.00
  • Included: Course + course materials
  • Housing fee: €200
  • Housing provider: Utrecht Summer School

Additional information

The housing costs do not include a Utrecht Summer School sleeping bag. This is a separate product on the invoice. If you wish to bring your own bedding, please deselect or remove the sleeping bag from your order once you apply for this course. 


For this course you are required to upload the following documents when applying:

  • Motivation Letter
  • C.V.