GYA represented at ISC 2021 General Assembly

In 2020, the GYA became an Affiliate Member of the International Science Council (ISC). The ISC strives to be the global voice for science, and promotes science as a global public good. The online General Assembly (GA) in October 2021 brought ISC members – international science unions, science academies and organisations – together to review […]

Early-career researchers active at SRI 2021

The GYA partnered with Future Earth to elevate early-career researcher voices at the first Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021). In a joint selection process, 11 excellent Early Career Champions were selected from among applicants around the world to contribute to the SRI2021 Closing Plenary on 15 June. Five of the Champions were appointed […]

Working with Big Ideas of Science Education

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) has published a report titled “Working with Big Ideas of Science Education” on 16 March 2015. The report addresses concerns that the science curriculum in many countries is overloaded and over-detailed, frequently accompanied by assessment that requires memorizing multiple facts, and a deterrent to the widely advocated inquiry-based approach to teaching […]

IAP Science Education Program Global Council published “Beijing Declaration”

The Beijing Declaration calls on IAP member academies, governments, the private sector and UNESCO to strengthen science education around the world – with a focus on the proven methods of inquiry-based science education (IBSE). GYA Co-Chair Sameh Soror participated in the IAP SEP meeting preparing this declaration. “For our society to develop sustainably, within the […]