STEM Guyana seeks private sector help to intensify Grade Six Math intervention

Against the backdrop of what its Administrator says has been a response in “impressive numbers” to the rollout in February of the Mathematics Application designed to support an emergency initiative aimed at improving the Grade Six examination results, STEM Guyana is seeking the support of the local business community to expand and intensify the Mathematics programme as well as apply the initiative to other subject areas at the Grade Six level.

STEM Guyana Administrator Karen Abrams told Stabroek Business from her Atlanta, Georgia location earlier this week that the initiative launched here two weeks ago in collaboration with the Office of First Lady Sandra Granger “continues to pick up steam.” The first seven days of the release resulted in 3,000 app installs by students from nearly 400 schools representing every region of Guyana.  “We are more than moderately encouraged by the response of the school community as a whole and our team is working diligently to identify and fix bugs and capacity issues and to roll-out software updates to make the app more user-friendly,” Abrams said.…to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.

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