This section contains information about national STEAM education, initiatives and activities in partnering countries of this project. When comparing STEAM education in these countries, some similarities emerge. These similarities are summarised in the following points:

  • The curricula do not mention STEAM as a concept, but they usually encourage some STEAM related approaches, such as interdisciplinary teaching and project based learning.
  • The governing bodies of education recognize the importance of science education, and often include STEAM or national variations of the acronym in documents such as development plans and strategies for education. However, the art aspect of STEAM is usually not included.
  • Universities play a significant role in offering STEAM activities, be it as part of a bigger network or as a local provider of e.g. STEAM resources and professional training for teachers or science clubs and workshops for students.

A more detailed description of STEAM education in each of the countries is presented in the following sections.