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Results: Network of Good Practices for Attracting Female Students for Engineering

Mar 5, 2021

Briefing

As a result of the workshop “Network of Good Practices for Attracting Female Students for Engineering” that took place on the mornings of March 4th and 5th, the presentations by invited speakers are made available here, as well as the ideas bank proposed by the working groups formed.



The list of actions selected by each HEI (and by a parish council) is presented, as well as the contact details of the responsible person. Please be informed that, if they wish, institutions can choose more than one action:

 

FEUP - Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto / Sara Cristóvão and Ana Freitas (scristovao@fe.up.pt; anafreitas@fe.up.pt)
  • Day-to-day engineering - From people to people IDEA 1 - Group 1,
  • Testimony of former female engineering students linked to the labor market (face-to-face and online) - Group 2,
  • Testimony of female students in the field of engineering (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Actions in Basic / Secondary Education (Bring Engineering examples to Schools) - Group 3,
  • Actions in Higher Education Institutions (Bringing children and young people to Faculties) - Group 3;
  • Testimony of former female engineering students linked to the labor market (in person and online) - Group 2
ISEC - Superior Engineering Institute of Coimbra / Fernanda Coutinho (fermaco@isec.pt)
  • Testimony of female students in the field of engineering (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Survey of the professional guidelines of the youngest female students - Group 2
  • Hold Open Days, aimed at 7th / 8th / 9th students - Group 6
  • Arouse interest early - Group 6

ISEL - Lisbon Higher Institute of Engineering / Alexandra Costa (alexandra.ccosta@isel.pt)
  • Create campaigns with testimonials on social networks - Group 4

ISEP - Superior Engineering Institute of Porto / Eduarda Pinto Ferreira (epf@isep.ipp.pt)
  • Testimony of former female engineering students linked to the labor market (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Testimony of female students in the field of engineering (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Create campaigns with testimonials on social networks - Group 4,
  • Podcasts - success stories - Group 4,
  • Dissemination of testimonies - Group 6
Instituto Superior Técnico / NAPE_Carolina Ferreira (gestao@nape.tecnico.ulisboa.pt)
  • Testimony of former female engineering students linked to the labor market (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Testimony of female students in the field of engineering (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Create campaigns with testimonials on social networks - Group 4,
  • Podcasts - success stories - Group 4,
  • Dissemination of testimonies - Group 6
 

Olivais Parish Council / Inês Pascoal (ines.pascoal@jf-olivais.pt)
  • Awareness of family and community - Group 2,
  • Testimony of former female engineering students linked to the labor market (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Actions in Basic / Secondary Education (Bring Engineering examples to Schools) - Group 3
UBI - University of Beira Interior / Cláudia Sousa (claudiarodriguesousa@gmail.com)
  • Promoting external virtual events to attract students from different curricular years

UC - University of Coimbra / Disclosure Support Office (gad@fct.uc.pt)
  • Secondary mentoring actions, eg. through ambassadors or outreach programs.

UnB - University of Brasília / Dianne Magalhães Viana (diannemv@unb.br)
  • Day-to-day engineering - From people to people IDEA 2 - Group 1,
  • Awareness of family and community - Group 2,
  • Testimony of former female engineering students linked to the labor market (face-to-face and online) - Group 2,
  • Testimony of female students in the field of engineering (in person and online) - Group 2,
  • Include practical activities in the engineering area in a discipline from 12 to 15 years old - Group 2,
  • Role of women in the labor market and society - Group 2,
  • Actions in Basic / Secondary Education (Bring Engineering examples to Schools) - Group 3,
  • Actions in Higher Education Institutions (Bringing children and young people to Colleges) - Group 3,
  • Actions in Families and Companies - Group 3,
  • Integrate these gender equality initiatives into existing programs - Group 4,
  • Primary Engineering Disclosure - Group 5,
  • Hold open days, aimed at students from the 7th / 8th / 9th - Group 6,
  • Dissemination of testimonies - Group 6,
  • Arise interest at an early phase - Group 6
UEM - Eduardo Mondlane University _ Mozambique / Irene Stuart (cadirroxan@gmail.com)
  • Secondary Engineering Disclosure - Group 5 ”