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What does RRI mean?

Diversity and


Science education should cover

a wide range of disciplines and

engage diversity of stakeholder

within the different stages of R&I

Anticipation and


Learners should be empowered

with the skills to critically analyse

R&I and anticipate its impacts,

thereby contributing to debates on

emerging technologies

Openness and


Science education should focus

on real-life challenges and link

them to current R&I

Responsiveness and

Adaptive Change

Students should participate in

learning activities where they

may help find solutions to

societal challenges, and where

they may see a response from

the actors involved"


Ethical reflection needs to be better integrated in

STEAM education to empower learners as

responsible citizens able to talk back to science

Gender Equality

A gender-aware perspective should permeate

STEAM education to avoid gender stereotyping


Connecting RRI and science education

strategies should be a priority for policy makers

What key

issues should

be taken into


Open Access

In order for science education to move towards RRI,

science needs to become more open and inclusive

Public Engagement

Learners should be empowered to participate

and have their say on research and innovation

Science Education

Educators need training, networking and

resources to implement RRI

Training resource
How to put RRI into practice

Co-creating community-based

participatory research

How to integrate RRI in

secondary education

How to incorporate RRI in

science museums and centres

How to incorporate RRI in

higher education institutions

Inquiry and project-based

learning STEM methods as a

way to introduce RRI at school

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