The president of Croatia, Ms Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, held
a meeting with the JOBSTEM project leader, prof.dr.sc. Josip Burušić. JOBSTEM
(fully titled „ "STEM career aspirations during primary schooling“)
is a research project financed by the Croatian science foundation, bringing together
a large team spanning four countries. The project leader gave the president a
brief overview of the research activities currently underway in STEM fields, and
shared some insights about the state of the Croatian educational system.
President Grabar-Kitarović showed a great interest for the topics and
challenges in education, especially its focus on STEM fields. In this light, there
was talk of further numerous possibilities for activities in the domain. The conversation
also touched upon similar activities, for which interest has been shown by prestigious
research institutions and universities in Croatia, and more globally, as well.