STEM Discovery Week

Are you from a school?

Do you want to organise exciting and special activities to improve STEM education? Do you want to benefit from STEM Education programme of leading companies in Europe? Do you want to share your innovative ideas and original actions to tackle STEM subjects and careers with your pupils in the classroom and outside of the school?

Are you from a company?

Are you actively engaged in reducing the STEM skills gap? Are you willing to develop your STEM Education strategy? Do you want to give visibility to your leading edge resources on STEM careers and education? Are you interested to collaborate closely with education actors?

We want you for STEM!

The countdown starts until the STEM Discovery Week on 22-29 April 2016! We will celebrate the opportunities business-education collaboration offers to schools and companies to improve STEM teaching, learning and careers.

During the STEM Discovery Week, get involved & support the STEM Alliance, organise your STEM event, participate to the STEM4You competition and engage in the European online event.

Use social media to post your story and add #STEMDiscoveryWeek.

22 to 29 April will be the STEM Discovery Week, celebrating STEM Careers and studies!

Read more about the vision of the STEM Alliance

You can participate in STEM Discovery Week by submitting your STEM-related event to be featured on the STEM Alliance's event map below! If you're a teacher or a student, you can also participate in our STEM4YOU competition by submitting a video on the importance of STEM in our lives. Submit your entry by 15 May 2016 and you can win an two-day trip to a prize event!



The STEM Alliance, an initiative that brings together industries, Ministries of Education and education stakeholders to promote science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education and careers, is launching an international competition as part of the STEM Discovery Campaign this spring.

Are you interested in exciting activities that can motivate your students about STEM subjects? Would you like to be invited to a prize event and meet inspiring professionals from companies in the STEM field? Then the STEM4YOU competition is a perfect opportunity for you!

See the STEM4YOU
webpage here!

Two competition categories!

Event category

Challenge the class to organise a STEM Discovery event with exciting and special activities in the STEM Discovery Week - 22 to 29 April 2016. Submit an entry with information about your STEM Discovery event: submit pictures, your event plan, explain how you prepared the event and how it was integrated into your classroom activity, share the programme and materials from the event (poster, leaflet, lesson plan, etc.) and add the STEM Alliance logo to your event material and to your website.

Video Category

Create a video to explain why STEM careers and studies matter! Teachers and pupils are invited to create and submit a short video (no more than 1:30 min) on the importance of STEM studies and careers.


The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2016. For more information, visit the STEM Alliance website or contact the team by email at