The EDU-ARCTIC publication EDU-ARCTIC COMPETITIONS AS AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO INCREASE STUDENTS' INTEREST IN STEM was presented on 2nd July at the 11th EDU-LEARN Conference in Spain.
Competitions combined with field trips organised for students and teachers break the common format of teaching and learning in which knowledge is transferred in traditional way at the premises of schools. Science trips are innovative methods of making the learning processes more attractive and appealing. Moreover, competitions for students may stimulate students’ creativity and help to increase their inventiveness. An educational initiative proposing contest for students combined with attractive prizes of polar expeditions is EDU-ARCTIC.