This article dives into the significance of hands-on learning in STEM education in Mauritius, particularly in early childhood, and explores how embracing these methodologies can shape the future of Mauritius.
In an era dominated by technological advancements and rapid scientific discoveries, the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education cannot be overstated. Across the globe, educators and policymakers are recognising the need to cultivate a workforce equipped with the skills necessary to thrive in the 21st century. Mauritius is no exception.
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This article analyses the importance of STEM education in addressing SDGs, specifically focusing on how it can assist countries like Mauritius in overcoming pressing global issues.
In addressing pressing global challenges and striving to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the recognition of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education as a crucial factor is becoming central. Acknowledging the pivotal role of STEM education becomes essential as the world contends with issues like climate change, resource scarcity, and social inequalities.
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In the ever-evolving landscape of education, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) have become the cornerstone of innovation and progress. A strong foundation in STEM education is crucial for any nation’s development, and Mauritius, a small island nation in the Indian Ocean, is no exception.
Mauritius has recognised the importance of STEM education and has made significant strides in this field, focusing on collaborative partnerships to enhance the quality and reach of STEM education. In this article, we analyse the importance of collaborative partnerships in STEM education, focusing on YUVA’s collaboration with the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to implement a STEM education initiative for disadvantaged young girls in Mauritius.
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This article points out NGOs’ vital role in advancing STEM education in Mauritius, with a particular emphasis on YUVA’s significant initiative, supported by the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), to empower disadvantaged young girls in the country.
In today’s rapidly evolving world, the significance of STEM education, which encompasses Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, cannot be overstated. It serves as a fundamental vehicle for societal progress and economic development. However, despite its pivotal importance, disparities and inequalities in accessing STEM education continue to persist, especially among underprivileged parts of the population. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have emerged as crucial drivers of transformation, effectively bridging these gaps and creating opportunities for those who might otherwise be left behind.
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This article examines the transformative impact of early STEM exposure, the benefits it offers, and the obstacles faced by disadvantaged girls in Mauritius.
In today’s fast-paced world, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) have become crucial for innovation and progress. These fields offer excellent opportunities for personal and professional growth. However, many underprivileged girls in Mauritius face challenges when pursuing a STEM future. Fortunately, the future is bright. Initiatives led by YUVA Mauritius, with support from the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), are diligently working to remove barriers and provide opportunities for these young girls.
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This article takes into account the achievements and challenges of girls in STEM in Mauritius, highlighting the importance of promoting gender diversity and how it can be beneficial for the country.
In recent years, the world has seen a growing movement to break down the barriers that have traditionally hindered girls from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Mauritius is no exception to this global shift towards gender inclusivity in STEM fields. While remarkable progress has been made in promoting gender diversity in Mauritius, challenges persist.
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In a world increasingly reliant on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to drive progress and innovation, fostering diversity and inclusion within STEM fields is essential. The Republic of Mauritius has recognised the importance of inclusion in STEM education, striving to create equal opportunities for all its young citizens.
One initiative is YUVA’s partnership with CFLI (Canada Fund for Local Initiatives) to implement a STEM education programme targeting disadvantaged young girls. Through this initiative, Mauritius is making great strides in bridging the gender gap and paving the way for a more inclusive and diverse STEM landscape.
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The COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020 had significant and widespread impacts, especially in education. Subjects like STEM faced distinct educational challenges. This article analyses how the pandemic affected STEM education in Mauritius.
The goal is to examine the unique challenges that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education encountered during this period and, most importantly, to highlight YUVA’s initiative, with the support of the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), to implement STEM education in Mauritius in the aftermath of the pandemic.
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The National Education Policy 2020 is a landmark decision to transform the educational system of India. After three decades, this legislation overhauls the existing education structure and introduces comprehensive changes.
NEP seeks to promote equity, inclusivity, quality, sustainability and internationalisation of the Indian education system. It emphasises bringing access for all students regardless of their socioeconomic status or geographically challenged locations.
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The COVID-19 has made the world realise that we should learn and adapt to new skills and changes to sustain the pandemic.
From schools to companies, every organisation had to recreate new strategies and policies during the pandemic to help their business and institutions survive. To stand up in this pandemic, individuals will need to reskill and upskill their talents, which will be discussed below in this article. In the following article, we offer eight skills an individual can apply in their daily activities throughout their lives within a post-COVID-19 world. The skills that would be crucial in this pandemic are:
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According to the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) ACT 2020, it is stated that upon any declaration of an epidemic, which can prove to be harmful to the students, all educational institutions are allowed to close and start learning from a distance.
Soon after the lockdown announcement, the Ministry of Education decided to move to online teaching for pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions during the lockdown period. They will also assist staff to implement this new type of learning. The government approved giving 2572 tablets to children under the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM) for poor households.
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