ERIC Number: ED341581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Girls and Women in Science and Technology Education. Report No. 2.
This essay suggests to schools ways in which to get more girls interested in science and technology. The sections of this essay are as follows: (1) "Why Are There So Few Girls Studying Technology?"; (2) "Why is it Important to Get More Girls Interested in Science and Technology?"; (3) "How to Get More Girls Interested in Science and Technology?"; (4) "Recommendations for Action"; and (5) "What is the Situation for Women Technology Students?" Seven recommendations for increasing girls interest in science and technology are provided and include: (1) practical technology for small girls; (2) special theme and role-plays for children and teachers; (3) spare time activities and theme courses in technology; (4) engineering students assist with technology instructions at schools and at special courses; (5) female technologists tell young people about their education and occupation; (6) create small activity centers in science and technology; and (7) girls who have made non-traditional choice must be supported. (KR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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Authoring Institution: Jonkoping Univ. Coll. (Sweden). Dept. of Technology.
Note: In: Innovations in Science and Technology Education. UNESCO, 1988.