Research and Reports

Research and Reports

Check out the latest research and reports in the STEM field:

Snapshot Report – Science and Engineering Degree Completion by Gender (Research Center)

From 2006 to 2016, degree completion in the so-called “hard sciences” increased in prevalence for both genders. Excluding social sciences and psychology, the percentage of bachelor’s degrees accounted for by S&E disciplines increased five percentage points for men, and two percentage points for women.

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Lack of Confidence in Math Keeps Girls Out of Lucrative STEM Careers (Alliance for Excellent Education)

It seems that personal beliefs about their math skills, and not actual math ability, in high school keep young women out of physical, engineering, mathematics, and computer sciences college classes and careers, according to new research from Florida State University (FSU).

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training (Pew Research Center)

As programmed devices continue their march into the workplace, massive numbers of jobs are at risk. Changes in educational and learning environments are necessary to make people employable. Read more about this report, which declared: “The education system will need to adapt to prepare individuals for the changing labor market. At the same time, recent IT advances offer new and potentially more widely accessible ways to access education.”