STEM related jobs are expected to grow at 17% as opposed to non-STEM jobs growing at 9.8% in years ahead.
India is blessed with demographic dividend with a young population and it behooves the education segment to embrace innovation through STEM such that small business, entrepreneurship and creative pursuits are encouraged. The employability of and boost to productivity from STEM trained youngsters will be the sweet fruit of changing or perhaps dumping our instructional way of teaching and replacing it with facilitating way thru STEM.
To be competitive in the global economy, to pursue an aggressive yet sustainable development, STEM Academy prepares the younger generation to embrace creativity, invention and innovation. STEM is the engine that can power this growth. STEM education begins in early childhood when children are curious and creative and continues through college. Effective teaching at all levels utilizes hands-on, minds-on inquiry into the natural world. This leads to holistic development, creating world citizens and shaping leaders rather than followers.
Thus STEM education not only addresses the demand for scientists and engineers, but also is a key component of responsible, global citizenship and employability.
STEM Academy believes that true learning takes place when students have an opportunity to discover on their own through a hands-on, experiential, learning model. By allowing children to be involved in a learning process that excites, energizes, engages and enriches them to a wide variety of skills and concepts, they will discover a path that will enable them to have a more productive education.