Science On Stage - Deutschland

The European Network For Science Teachers

Petra Breuer-Küppers

Petra Breuer-Küppers

Ministerium für Schule und Weiterbildung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, Referat 512 Förderschulen / Schulen für Kranke biology, special needs education breuer-kueppers(at)

Petra Breuer-Küppers works as educational assistent at the department 512 (Förderschulen / Schulen für Kranke) at the Ministerium für Schule und Weiterbildung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen. Before that she was teaching at the LVR-Hanns-Dieter-Hüsch-Schule - Schule für Kranke in Viersen and is a lecturer at the University of Cologne. Her fields of study are biology and special needs education. In 2008 she took part at her first Science on Stage festival in Berlin. Ever since she is actively campaining for the matters of primary school e.g. by excursions to pilot schools in Spain and Italy, the development of teaching material such as 'Lantern Moon and Hot Ears. Promoting language skills in primary school' or the organisation of teacher trainings and workshops. She is also is a member of the BackstageTeam of Science on Stage Germany.


What does being a teacher mean to you?

It is great to act out your own curiosity together with your students.


What to you think about Science on Stage - in 3 words?

Fascination - Exchange - Joy


Why participate?

It is fun to share your fascination, to learn from each other and to generate new ideas.



Commitment at Science on Stage:

Participant European Science on Stage festivals 2008 (Berlin), participant German Science on Stage festival 2010 (Berlin), participant European Science on Stage festival 2011 (Copenhagen), participant 'Teaching Science in Europe 3', member of the working group 'Lantern Moon and hot Ears', member of the panel at German Science on Stage festivals, member of the BackstageTeam and contact person for primary schools and special schools.



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