Declining science student numbers - what can be done?

October 3, 2005

Brussels, 30 Sep 2005

An international conference on the problem of declining student enrolment in science and technology courses will take place on 14 and 15 November in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Organised by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the event will see the presentation of quantitative and qualitative results from a study on the decline in science students.

The objective is to highlight the current situation, identify the key responsible factors, highlight policy implications and make recommendations.

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Frédéric Sgard

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities
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