“Regenerating STEM Education – Growing back better”
2022 CASTeL 9th STEM Education Research Conference
24-25 June 2022
Submit a Proposal
Papers will have 15 minutes for their presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A. Papers are welcomed on research or practice. They should give enough detail for the conference delegates to get a clear understanding of your presentation. Research abstracts should include background, methods and key findings. Accounts of practice should include critical and reflective components.
Accepted submissions under the papers category will have the option of submitting a full paper for publication in the final conference proceedings.
Presentations comprise videos of seven minutes in length that are prerecorded and submitted in advance of the conference. This format may be suitable for research in the planning stages, research in progress or for sharing methodological/conceptual approaches. Videos will be timetabled for presentation during the conference and archived on the conference website.
Posters will be exhibited during the conference programme and online on the website following the conference. Posters should be A0 (118.9 cm x 84.1 cm).
A symposium consists of three papers submitted together under a common theme. A symposium must have a named convener and each paper is 20 minutes comprising 15 minutes per paper and 5 for questions.
Proposals are welcomed, on a range of topics, including but not limited to:
Development of core disciplinary skills in Mathematics, Chemistry, Technology, Biology, Physics
Student wellbeing and its effects in STEM education
Professional development and education for STEM teachers and educators
Digital technologies in STEM education: Unplugged to online (and back again)
How STEM education research can inform policy
Partnering with parents, teachers and schools in STEM education research ecosystems
Promotion of STEM careers and lifepaths to underrepresented groups
Outdoor learning and ecopedagogies for “rewilding STEM”
Innovative and effective STEM pedagogies
Integrated STEM as a site of transversal skills
Making STEM more inclusive
STEM education industry engagements: rewards and risks
Open Science and STEM Education
Integrating the Arts, Humanities and playful and creative approaches into STE(A)M
Learner Identity and self-efficacy