Social factors in the interest of STEM

2021/02/12 STEAM-Hezkuntza (Elhuyar Zientzia)

Ed. Pernan Goñi Olalde

To the individual and school factors we must add the social ones. The cultural norms and models of society put limits on girls. There are professions that are not considered adequate for girls. International research has shown this: in the states with the highest level of gender equality, girls show a more positive attitude towards STEM. Therefore, politically, the adoption of adequate measures for gender equality contributes. In addition, as for social factors, the strength of the media is enormous and the gender differences that are reflected in them directly affect children and adolescents.

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