STEM education overview
STEM education refers collectively to the teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines.
STEM education enables students to develop solutions to complex problems and provides them with the knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities that will help them succeed in a world of technological change. As future innovators, educators, researchers and leaders, it is important that students develop the skills required to compete on a global scale.
STEM education benefits students by providing them with:
a deeper understanding of the STEM disciplines
skills to be competitive in the workplace
21st century skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving
STEM literacy for everyday use.