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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…

STEMGuyana Begins Distribution Of Robot Kits To Libraries

Georgetown, Guyana – After training as STEM club coaches, more than thirty five library staff and representatives, representing thirteen libraries across five regions of Guyana, STEMGuyana has begun distributing robot kits and installing coding software at libraries with the relevant infrastructure to begin their “Reading & Robotics” programs. Three companies have already donated funds to support four libraries while GTT’s support…

Suriname Determined To Scale IT Education Development Program Nationally, STEMGuyana Co-Founder Invited To Share Lessons Learned

Last week in Parmaribo, Suriname, STEMGuyana co-founder Karen Abrams presented the STEMGuyana model, vision and journey to members and guests of the ICT Association of Suriname.  The event was sponsored by the ICT Association of Suriname, a conglomeration of local private IT companies and institutions. ICT Association of Suriname Chairwoman and event organizer Ms Djina Sanchit when asked for comment…

Massy (Guyana) Ltd. Contributes To The STEMGuyana Mission

Georgetown, Guyana – In their quest to enrich and develop the societies in which they operate by recognizing and nurturing initiatives and investments that contribute to the development of Corporate Guyana, Massy group has donated the sum of $75,000 GY to STEMGuyana. In a written statement, Country Manager, Mr Deo Persaud stated that, “We wish to express our appreciation to…