Gluon regularly organizes workshops, STEAM labs, and pop-up demonstrations that stimulate science in the fields of technology, science and arts.
In the first instance Gluon addresses students from secondary school. In collaboration with artists, research departments, high schools, universities, companies and specialized non-profit organizations, Gluon develops or promotes custom-made programs for schools.
The promotion of a creative, extracurricular program is vital to the importance of science and technology, but it is important to emphasize the relevance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. a better society.
From 2015 on, Gluon developed an educational pillar. The extracurricular STEAM (..) camp for girls and boys aged 14 to 18 are organized during summer and Easter holidays. In the well-equipped Fablab of Erasmus University College Brussels, artists, technologists and students from Belgian general, technical and artistic high schools are connected in a process-oriented and interdisciplinary search for solutions to major urban challenges.
Gluon’s educational program arises from the student’s personal environment, where artist and technologists support them in the realization of their own projects and ideas. Gluon’s STEAM program enhances the creativity and critical point of view of the participants and leads the youngsters to the exact sciences through the world of culture and vice versa. The diversity of the group of participants is important, it creates a multicultural breeding ground for innovative ideas. At a broader societal level Gluon contributes to a critical attitude towards technology and society.