The Foundation's La main à la pâte development activities on five priorities:

  • Produce and disseminate pedagogical documents
  • Contribute to PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHERS                 
  • Develop international cooperation on science education
  • Promote Equal Opportunities in Science: support is given to science education activities in difficult or specific schools. It passes including a support for primary school teachers in pilot centers and colleges implementing an integrated teaching science and technology (EIST). The Foundation also actively contributes to an action Sciences and disability for students enrolled in classes CLIS 1 (mental handicap) and CLIS 4 (physical).
  • Combine scientific and industrial development of science education. Including the Foundation coordinates the ASTEP device (support science and technology in primary school), which aims to strengthen the commitment of scientists for the benefit of teachers of primary schools and their students.