STEM education has long been recognised as a global progress and innovation cornerstone. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected and technology-driven, the importance of STEM education transcends borders and takes on a universal significance.
However, the STEM education approach varies considerably from country to country, reflecting local contexts, resources, and priorities. This article will explore STEM education from developed to developing countries, focusing on Mauritius as a successful case in Africa.
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STEM education plays a vital role in achieving these goals. Its interdisciplinary approach and ability to integrate new technological advances make it a key player in addressing these global issues.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education has never been more essential in today’s fast-changing world. In its 2030 Agenda, the United Nations set out 17 Sustainable Development Goals to address various global challenges.
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PORT LOUIS – YUVA Mauritius is excited to announce the commencement of its groundbreaking project, “STEM Education for Disadvantaged Kids to Increase the Representation of Young Girls in the Scientific Field.” Thanks to generous funding from the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), this initiative aims to bridge the gender gap in the field of science and technology by empowering 368 young girls in Mauritius with robotics skills. The project officially began on 25 August 2023 and is set to conclude on 29 February 2024.
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Be a part of something bigger than yourself — invest in the transformative power of science and technology for a brighter future. Contact YUVA if you want to be a volunteer for FIRST Global Challenge 2023!
FIRST Global is a volunteer-driven organization. At each year’s FIRST Global Challenge, International Volunteers help keep the robots running, make the matches fun, and keep the FIRST Global spirit alive. Ranging from high school students to professional engineers, our International Volunteers are what make the FIRST Global Challenge possible!
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Singapore will host the seventh edition of an international robotics challenge for youth in October, the first time the annual competition will be held in Asia. And YUVA Mauritius is the official partner of the event.
Around 190 countries will send a team each to Singapore to compete in the “Olympic-style” contest organised by the United States-based non-profit group First Global, which promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics – or STEM – education.
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YUVA’s kids will represent Mauritius in Singapore’s 2023 FIRST Global Challenge. The “Olympics-style” robotics event concentrates on revolutionizing renewable energy with a focus on hydrogen.
FIRST Global, the STEM education nonprofit founded by inventor Dean Kamen, has announced the 2023 FIRST Global Challenge will be held in Singapore from 7-10 October.
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Like in most countries, robotics in Mauritius is used daily for the most common tasks. The fast-growing influence of AI in every aspect of our lives raises the question of whether our education system caters to understanding these changes and if young Mauritians are adequately equipped to contribute to this field.
To answer these questions, this article provides an overview of robotics at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
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YUVA Academy conducted a Team Building session at Strike City, Bagatelle, with 14 young Mauritians who form part of the Robotics Team Mauritius. In October, the team will participate in FIRST Global Challenge 2022, hosted in Geneva, Switzerland.
You can watch the announcement video here. You can also view the latest FIRST Global Newsletter and press release with additional details.
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