A survey of 5,500 Brazilian and Italian school students aged 14-16 pointed to nationality, social perceptions of science and household income as more influential than religion. The findings are published in PLOS ONE.
Quantum materials were the focus for the 12th FAPESP 60 Years Conference, which featured leading experts in the field.
Study involving 672 Brazilians aged 16-24 with internet access showed that distance education did not have a direct impact on mental health.
Participants in the fifth FAPESP 60 Years Conference discussed the use of evidence and data to improve education.
In an online seminar hosted by FAPESP, researchers from Brazil, the United States and France analyzed the impact of the pandemic on educational inequality.
The new Applied Research Center’s mission is to conduct research that can provide input for public policies. FAPESP is partnering with the Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation and INSPER to mount the initiative.
An article in Science Advances shows high school students are steadily becoming more sensitive to environmental and scientific ideas. However, interest is uneven in regional terms. It is most intense in the North, less so in the Southeast.
Tool developed by a firm supported by FAPESP is being used to assess student learning in primary and secondary schools in the state of São Paulo.
Scientists from Brazil and France argue for the need to train teachers to stimulate this ability in the classroom, which is considered to be essential in the context of the 21st century; the topic was debated at FAPESP Week France.