The maiden version of the Science Know-how Engineering and Arithmetic (STEM) promotion street present was yesterday launched on the Accra Excessive Faculty in Accra.
The street present which is being organised by the Ministry of Data in collaboration with the Ministry of Schooling kinds a part of variety of actions to showcase and permit the whole nation to have a deeper understanding of what’s being achieved.
Additionally it is to create the chance for folks and all stakeholders inside the schooling worth chain to have a deeper understanding of STEM and Science Know-how Engineering Arts and Arithmetic (STEAM) agenda.
Launching the present, the Minister of Data, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, stated one of many devices that decide how far a rustic may go globally was the standard of its human useful resource.
He stated human capital improvement was a matter that was of grave concern to this authorities, stressing that “In Ghana, the governments of Ghana and particularly the Akufo-Addo administration believes in investing in human capital improvement.”
Mr Nkrumah stated the federal government didn’t solely imagine in investing in human capital usually however particularly being attentive to numerous sub-sectors like STEM and STEAM.
He stated a variety of work had gone on not simply in Accra Excessive Faculty however throughout many faculties within the nation each current Senior Excessive Faculties and new ones.
On his half the Minister of Schooling, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum stated the street present was to allow the great folks of Ghana to see the funding the federal government was making into the way forward for the nation.
He stated President was making a variety of funding into the schooling of the kids in an effort to present a brighter future for the nation.
Dr Adutwum stated the entire idea of STEM was to supply the youth a possibility into the fourth industrial revolution.
He famous that the federal government continued to spend money on schooling by developing ten model new STEM colleges and likewise upgrading about 20 current senior excessive colleges into STEM colleges.
He stated the brand new STEM colleges constructed had been novel alternative to convey concerning the transformation of the nation, stressing that “The President of the Republic after assuming workplace in 2017 fulfilled a serious marketing campaign promise that he needed all Ghanaian youth to have the chance for secondary schooling.”
The Minister stated because the time of independence in 1957, the poor had been disadvantaged the chance as a result of they didn’t have the cash.
He stated the FSHS coverage handled the entry query however the authorities was conscious of the difficulty of high quality of educating and studying after which relevance and the federal government was targeted on the final two.
BY CLIFF EKUFUL
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