STEM is an approach to learning and development that integrates the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Through STEM, people develop key skills including:
- problem solving
- critical analysis
- independent thinking
- digital literacy.
Why is STEM important?
The continual advances in technology are changing the way people learn, connect and interact every day. Skills developed by people through STEM provide them with the foundation to succeed at school and beyond. Employer demand for STEM qualifications and skills is high, and will continue to increase in the future. STEM empowers individuals with the skills to succeed and adapt to this changing world.