Stem education.

What young women think about it.

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The most important takeaways of the short study:

  • 70.0 % of female school students surveyed are interested in STEM topics (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
  • However, over 40 per cent of the young women feel overchallenged by these topics or find STEM disciplines too difficult.
  • Just a few respondents have female friends or relatives who work in STEM professions. Over a third don’t know anybody who works in STEM.
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About this study:

  • Publication date: 06 September 2022
  • 777 female school students from Germany
  • Period of the survey: 09 May – 12 May 2022

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