Indian-American firm launches Novel Education Programme in India

first_imgAn Indian-American firm is planning to introduce a new method of teaching science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to middle and secondary school students in India through experiential learning, as reported in PTI.The Atlanta-based STEM Academy will open a “Centre of Excellence” in Delhi next month that will train and certify teachers.”If US can get benefited with STEM, so can India with its current focus on aggressive programmes like ‘Make in India’, ‘Digital India’, ‘New India’ etc.” said Amitabh Sharma, a co-founder of the Academy.Indian school outreach and implementation is being done by Gurgaon-based India channel partner, MPower Global STEM Education according to co founder of the academy.What is the programme about?The programme will be launched in selected schools across India from January 1 for students enrolled in grade 4 to 10The programme targets students enrolled in schools affiliated with four major boards that regulate primary and secondary school education in India — the Central Board of Secondary Education, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, State School Boards and International BaccalaureateIt is an interdisciplinary way of teaching maths and science, integrated with day-to-day engineering and technologyRather than teaching the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applicationsSTEM jobs do not at all require higher education or even a college degree. Less than half of entry-level STEM jobs require a bachelor’s degree or higherRead: Supreme Court directs UP to promote mainstream education for specially abled childrenadvertisementRead: Sports enthusiasts in schools to get financial aid by Delhi governmentFor more updates, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img

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