The Need for STEM Education in Today’s Digital Age

The Need for STEM Education in Today’s Digital Age

The Need for STEM Education in Today’s Digital Age

Recently, the government’s upskilling and reskilling initiative launched under the Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) has resuscitated the drone economy, with huge potential in producing skilled workforce.

SG Education Group (SGEG) founder Datuk Seri P. Ganes mentioned that youths should have more exposure of the industry at school-level through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

Also, according to a top global industry player in the automated advanced vision inspection solution, ViTrox Technologies Sdn. Bhd., they stressed on the growing demand and urgent need for talents to be nurtured for jobs of the future especially jobs related to STEM.

As highlighted in the National Study on Human Capital (2012), Malaysia needs eight million STEM workers by 2050. On the global scale, the World Economic Forum (WEF) reported that the 75 million current job roles may be displaced, while 133 million new job roles may emerge at the same time.

Emerging the era of modernization and digitization, STEM is becoming more relevant and prominent in the education system.

We, here at Itqan Schools have prepared and strategized our prospect accordingly to harness comprehensive skills and talents of our students in order to meet the demands of their future career in this digital age.

We remain committed to develop our curriculum to be STEM-focused while engaging with appropriate teaching methodologies and tools to provide students with an insightful learning experience. We would also ensure to enhance our students’ holistic development by having an ideal balance of pursuing both academic subjects as well as Islamic sciences to produce all-rounders fit for the competitive world.

 


Read more:

https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2020/12/21/building-tomorrow039s-talent-for-industries-of-the-future 

https://whttps://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2021/01/655372/governments-upskilling-and-reskilling-programme-boosts-drone-economy

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