Ashanti region, specifically the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly is set to witness the first STEM Junior High School next academic year, Education minister, Dr. Osei Yaw Adu-Twum has revealed.
According to the Minister, the next academic year will witness a STEM education for Junior High Schools for the first time in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital.
The Minister visiting some selected schools and project sites within the Ashanti Region disclosed this in an interview with the media after visiting an ongoing STEM project at the Asem Experimental School in Kumasi.
Dr. Yaw Adu-Twum disclosed that the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics education which was meant to foster creativity, teach collaboration and integrate other disciplines was one of the great initiatives by the current Nana Akufo-Addo-led NPP government to help children become creative, innovative and great persons in the future.
The Minister further disclosed that so far Ashanti Region tops all the other regions when it comes to STEM secondary education.
Aside from the continuous STEM school for Middle School at Asem, the instruction serve said others like Bosomtwi Girls(SHS), Kumasi Girls(SHS), Daabaa STEM school, Kwadaso Innovative Workmanship School with a STEM part, 21st Century Lower Optional STEM training at Juaben and so on were all important for the STEM schools the district was seeing. At present, the Bosomtwi Young ladies STEM SHS has been working for the beyond two years with a portion of the previously mentioned projects very nearly fulfillment.
The instruction serve anyway asked guardians and understudies to use the STEM projects for their advantage. As indicated by him, the NPP government was focused on guaranteeing each kid gets quality training to help their future.