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  • Amgen Teach supports STEM Discovery Week 2017!

    STEM Discovery Week is an initiative aiming to celebrate the opportunities business-education collaboration offers to schools and companies to improve STEM teaching, learning and careers. The next STEM Discovery Week campaign will take place on 24-30 April 2017! This year, particular focus will be placed on professionals going back to schools and raising students' interest in STEM careers.

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  • Ireland: National workshops to enhance the use of Inquiry-Based learning approach among teachers

    Country in Focus Article #5: To promote curiosity among science students in junior secondary level in Ireland, the Amgen Teach Coursework B suite of workshops aims to assist teachers in the effective use of inquiry based teaching strategies in their classroom. A related intended outcome is the increase of critical thinking among students in science subject areas.

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  • Games For Learning And Stem Education: The Experience Of Amgen Teach @YOMO

    The Amgen Teach project was presented in the first edition of YoMo, the Youth Mobile Festival (27/2-2/3) in Barcelona, where over 11,000 children and 3,000 educators attended over 4 days.

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  • EXTENDED DEADLINE for "All-STEM, all-stars" Competition to 28/03/2017

    Every day teachers inspire thousands of young minds to pursue their dream careers with Science, Engineering, Technology and Math subjects.

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  • Czech Republic: Events and activities within the Amgen Teach programme

    Country in Focus Article #4: The University of Chemistry and Technology of Prague decided to hold 5 events in the framework of Amgen Teach project during the academic year 2016-2017!

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  • Amgen Teach Video: Supporting European life science teachers to use inquiry-based teaching strategies

    As part of the Amgen Teach activities, the team has developed a project video in order to showcase how the programme supports European life science teachers to use inquiry-based teaching strategies.

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  • Distance Learning Activity #9 is a success!

    The 9th Distance Learning Activity from Amgen Teach took place from 13th - 17th February 2017. 62 Turkish teachers out of 430 registered learned and shared their experiences within a live session and forum on ways to address matters of learning life science while developing and implementing authentic assessment tools in an inspiring way.

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  • Medicines as storylines for teaching science and more

    Country in Focus Article #3: The Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation organizes the Amgen Teach Workshops "Science behind Medicines" from October 2016 to July 2017.

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  • What Makes Professional Development Programs Effective? Shedding Lights on Turkish Teachers’ Expectations

    Country in Focus Article #2: In this short article, Murat Gunel and Elif Adibelli-Sahin from TED University, Turkey, attempt to give voice to teachers' perceptions towards effective PD programs by considering their prior and AmgenTeach training experiences.

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  • Turkish Amgen Teach Teachers Shared their “Different” Training Experience in a National Teacher Conference

    Country in Focus Article #1: Tunahan Oncel and Dilek Yildirim are Turkish teachers who participated in the third year Amgen Teach Trainings and disseminated the project and training activities as mentor teachers and presenters at the Turkish Science Teachers' Summit.

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