Education Minister launches STEM competition for Free SHS students

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A national STEM project competition called “STEMNNOVATION” has been announced by Mr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, the minister of education.

The competition aims to test and unlock the creative potential of the existing Free Senior High School (SHS) program participants.

In senior high technical schools (SHTS), technical & vocational education & training (TVET) facilities, and senior high schools all over the nation, it will apply to free-SHS beneficiaries.

The participating schools will be given the first job of its kind at the second-cycle level of education in the nation: use local materials to create a STEM project.

The initiative must be capable of resolving a specific issue in their local communities.

Additionally, the project must focus on at least one of the following topics: solar energy for sustainable socio-economic development, recycling for sustainable socio-economic development, and coding and programming for sustainable socio-economic development.

Along with other dignitaries, the Deputy Minister of Education, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, and the Paramount Chief of Osu, Notse Nii Nortey Owuo IV, were present for the competition’s debut.

Source: Ghanatodayonline.com

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