New STEM Guyana coaches for Region 6

-Businesses must `step up’ and support the initiative – Co-founder Karen Abrams

STEM Guyana trainer Aisha Peters and one of her charges

STEM Guyana’s sustained expansion of its services across Guyana aimed at introducing a strong science and technology “curriculum” in both coastal and hinterland communities received a boost through recent engagements from the Upper Corentyne Technical Onstitute, the Tain Campus of the University of Guyana, Tagore Memorial Secondary School and the Non-Governmental Organization FACT 2.

 Arising out of those encounters STEM Guyana recently trained ten club coaches who are now assigned to create and lead STEM clubs in Region Six.

The new Region Six clubs will join the already existing Region Six STEM clubs at Crabwood Creek, New Amsterdam Library and the recently opened STEM club at the Lichfield ICT hub and library.

According to the co-founder of STEM Guyana, Karen Abrams, the instructors have been trained to teach Building and Programming Robotics and Scratch Coding and have also been coached in disciplines related to club management. The trainers will also be expected to provide support for the registration for the forthcoming local Robotics League…..

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