14 Facts About STEM


The Erasmus programme project AutoSTEM used automata to introduce STEM subjects to very young children.

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However unlike STEM, the term is a portmanteau from lu and ma.

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STEM education has not been promoted among the local schools in Hong Kong until recent years.

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STEM graduates have been contributing to the Indian economy with well paid salaries locally and abroad since last two decades.

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STEM subjects are taught in Pakistan as part of electives taken in the 9th and 10th grade, culminating in Matriculation exams.

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STEM subjects are offered as electives taken in the 11th and 12th grade, more commonly referred to as first and second year, culminating in Intermediate exams.

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The STEM strand is under the Academic Track, which include other strands like ABM, HUMSS, and GAS.

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The purpose of STEM strand is to educate students in the field of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, in an interdisciplinary and applied approach, and to give students advance knowledge and application in the field.

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In Qatar, AL-Bairaq is an outreach program to high-school students with a curriculum that focuses on STEM, run by the Center for Advanced Materials at Qatar University.

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STEM is part of the Applied Learning Programme that the Singapore Ministry of Education has been promoting since 2013, and currently, all secondary schools have such a programme.

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STEM supports broadening the study of engineering within each of the other subjects, and beginning engineering at younger grades, even elementary school.

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Activity of the STEM Coalition seems to have slowed since September 2008.

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In November 2012 the White House announcement before congressional vote on the STEM Jobs Act put President Obama in opposition to many of the Silicon Valley firms and executives who bankrolled his re-election campaign.

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In 2015, the Ministry of Science and Technology and Lien minh STEM organized the first National STEM day, followed by many similar events across the country.

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