Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "STEM"

    Children should be taught coding skills, says Owokade, ICT expert

Children should be taught coding skills, says Owokade, ICT expert

With the world relying heavily on technology, and Nigeria being mostly consumers, Adeolu Owokade, founder of Dhack institute, makes a case for introducing STEM to young children so that they thrive in the ever-shrinking global space that is the 21st century.The institute teaches children from the ages of six onwards practical technology skills, including coding, robotics, web design, electronics. Owokade [...]

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    STEM, Sterling Bank’s cleaning initiative, to hit 8 cities on Saturday

STEM, Sterling Bank’s cleaning initiative, to hit 8 cities on Saturday

Sterling Bank is set to hold the 2017 edition of its Sterling Bank Environmental Makeover (STEM), a corporate social responsibility initiative.Launched eight years ago as a cleaning exercise promoting sanitation and hygiene, STEM has evolved into a national force championing the cause of the environment.It presently covers public enlightenment campaigns, partnership with waste management agencies in 14 states, tree planting [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Progressive parents help girls venture into maths and engineering, says Ibilola Amao

INTERVIEW: Progressive parents help girls venture into maths and engineering, says Ibilola Amao

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are absolutely important for the growth of any nation as jobs of the future will require a basic understanding of STEM, but women are still largely underrepresented.In Nigeria, the case is not different and there are various factors but it predominantly because certain jobs are still gendered. Gender socialisation leads to gendered job segregation [...]

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