Science on Stage
The 2nd Science on Stage Egypt 2018-2019
From Teachers For Teachers
Every year Ideasgym organizes the Science on Stage Egypt Festival. Teachers from Egypt present and exchange their ideas, projects and methods at
- in workshops
- and on stage; these ideas
Afterwards spread throughout Egypt via follow-up activities.
The Egyptian Finals will be held during 2019
Top 3 Winners will represent Egypt in the European Science on Stage Festival, in
1 October to 3 November 2019 in Cascais, Portugal
At the largest European educational fair for STEM teachers around 450 primary and secondary school teachers from 32 countries come together to exchange best practice teaching concepts. They present their most innovative ideas from teachers for teachers in a fair, in workshops, and performances.
How to Apply for Science on Stage Egypt
- Primary and secondary school teachers from all across Egypt are invited to apply with their ideas!
- Applications should be made by individual STEM teachers.
- The teachers must be classroom based, at a school or other formal educational institution within Egypt.
- All applicants must only enter a project they have personally been involved in.
- Fill in the online Application
All projects presented at the festival represent inquiry-based learning approaches. Please allocate your project to one of the guiding themes:
- Science for the Youngest
Projects for pre-school and primary school children.
- Science and our Environment
Projects which use science to explore environmental, health and sustainability issues.
- ICT in Science Education
Projects which use information and communication technologies in the classroom.
- Inclusive Science
Projects which address socio-economic, gender and cultural inequalities.
- Cooperation for Science Teaching
Projects developed in cooperation with schools, the industry or universities.
- Low-cost Science
Projects which are simple and can be adapted by everyone.
All primary to secondary school teachers present their projects and experiments at stands in an exhibition, called fair. It is the main element of the festival. Other projects, selected by the programme committee of the festival, will be additionally presented in the categories 'Workshop' and 'On Stage Performance'.
All participants present their projects and experiments at a table in an exhibition. The fair is the main element of the festival.
Workshops (50 minutes)
Interactive hands-on sessions from teachers for teachers to work together to learn and practice new skills, develop activities or create resources.
On Stage Performances (30 minutes
Participants hold plenary presentations, performances
or experimental lectures on a stage.
The ideal Science on Stage project
- promotes students interest in science,
- refers to everyday life,
- has a sustainable effect,
- is feasible in everyday school life and can be financed with reasonable expenses,
- promotes inquiry-based learning.
Teachers who present additionally their projects in a workshop or on stage performance are selected by the festival jury, which consists of science teachers, educators or representatives from ministries or universities. All board members of Science on Stage are also involved.
The jury will select at the festival the best projects awarded with the Egypt Science Teacher Award. In this selection process the recommendations for best projects of the Nationals Steering Committees are taken into account.