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41 graduates from ICT Training can become entrepreneurs – First Lady says at closing ceremony

Georgetown, Guyana – (February 23, 2019)First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, commended 41 young people from Linden, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region 10),  for completing  an Information and Communication Technology workshop, noting that they have not only equipped themselves with a marketable skill, but one in which they can use to create their own employment. The First Lady made these remarks at…

Youths With Disabilities Fully Integrated Into STEMGuyana’s Robotics Program

In 2017, 5 young people from the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School decided to form themselves into a robotics team called “The Dark Side” and enter a regional robotics competition sponsored by First Robotics.  Their participation was a courageous foray into a world, which has been heavily dependent on sight for participation. In Guyana, Ganesh Singh, Program Coordinator with the Guyana Council of Organizations For Persons With Disabilities and…

Department Of Youth Uses Robotics To Chart A New Technology Course for ‘unmatched’ Youth In Guyana

Director Of Youth, in the Ministry of Social Cohesion, Melissa Carmichael and the very capable support team of young people who work to oversee the success of the Department’s programs, have committed to providing the ‘unmatched’ youth of Guyana with opportunities, which will allow them to prepare for the technology future, which awaits them. Unmatched youth are mostly out of…

“Dream Team” training builds capacity for national expansion of STEM robotics program

The 2019 class of STEMGuyana’s technical and training support “Dream Team”, represented a group comprising 85% young ladies.  The team completed two days with an option of three, of rigorous training on building, programming and technical support of STEMGuyana’s robot products and the MIT Scratch application product.  The new expanded “Dream Team” will support club leader training classes, and the…

First Lady offers continued support to 25 graduates of adolescent mothers’ programme

Georgetown, Guyana – (December 13, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today encouraged 25 graduates of the Comprehensive Empowerment Programme for Adolescent Mothers (CEPAM), to continue on their path to success while offering her support through several holistic improvement programmes that are executed under her stewardship, in addition to those that are available through organs of the State. At the…

Sophia Primary School Invited Back Into The NGSA ‘tech prep’ pilot program

Georgetown, Guyana – December 11, 2018: Today STEMGuyana’s representative Ms Aisha Peters welcomed Sophia Primary School into the 2019 NGSA ‘tech prep’ pilot program. Sophia Primary School also participated in the 2018 program and students showed a 11% improvement in Maths and a 14% improvement in English on the 2018 NGSA exam. Students at Sophia Primary will also enjoy their own STEM club…

Robotics tapped to promote literacy

(reprint from Guyana Chronicle) STEM Guyana has teamed up with the National Library to promote literacy among children and young adults across Guyana through the use of robotics and technology. On Saturday morning, STEM Literacy Clubs were launched simultaneously at the National Library in Georgetown and at the Bagotville, West Bank Demerara branch of the National Library. Speaking to the…