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Unicomer (Courts) Guyana Energizes Innovation with Generous Donation to STEM Guyana Clubhouse!

In a significant and appreciated gesture of support, Unicomer Guyana has donated a new refrigerator to the STEM Guyana clubhouse. This essential contribution is set to improve the facilities of the clubhouse, making it a more accommodating space for young innovators and those with a keen interest in technology. At present, Team Guyana is immersed […]

Resolving Conflicts Within Teams and Organizations: A Guided Approach

By the Director of STEMGuyana Every organization witnesses its fair share of conflicts. These disagreements, born from the diverse ideas, needs, and perspectives of passionate team members, are not exclusive to corporate groups; they are as prevalent among exuberant teenage teams. Yet, with the right approach, these potential roadblocks can evolve into unique opportunities, driving […]

Diaspora Donor and St. Roses Alumna, Erica Plante Matthews, Gives Back to Her Roots

Erica Plante Matthews, a proud alumnus of St. Roses, is making an impact on the lives of Guyanese children, demonstrating how giving back goes beyond just financial contributions. Now residing abroad, Matthews has taken up the role of a STEMGuyana diaspora supporter, but her engagement with her homeland extends far beyond monetary donations. Recently, she […]

Guyana Meets Tunisia: A Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Name of FGC Robotics

In a vibrant social meetup, FIRST Global’s Team Guyana 2023 and Team Tunisia 2023 recently broke bread and exchanged cultural insights, proving that despite geographical distance, shared curiosity and enthusiasm can bridge any divide. During an engaging encounter filled with fun and laughter, the two teams embarked on a journey through each other’s cultures, discussing […]

Young Influencers Program Welcomes New Cohort, Congrats to STEMGuyana Members

The Ministry of Human Services & Social Security (MHSS) recently welcomed its 2023-2024 Young Influencers Programme (YIP) cohort. This diverse group of youths from across Guyana will work together to inspire change, have their voices heard on topics important to youths, and participate in national and international opportunities for youth development. The YIP is a […]

STEMGuyana Parent Academy to Empower Parents in Guyana Relaunched

STEMGuyana, a leading technology education organization based in Guyana, has taken another significant step in its mission to empower students and their families by reorganizing and relaunching the Parent Academy. Led by Alisha Koulen, the Operations Manager of STEMGuyana, and Lester Moses, a Senior Manager at Amazon Web Services, the Parent Academy aims to provide […]

IDB Representatives Witness the Power of STEM Education in Guyana through STEMGuyana’s Learning Pods Program

STEM education is an essential component of modern-day education, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) recognizes the importance of providing access to STEM education to young people in Latin America and the Caribbean. Recently, IDB representatives visited St. Pius primary school in Guyana to witness the Learning Pods program, a partnership program between STEMGuyana and […]

Digicel Guyana Empowers Young Minds with Laptop Donation to STEM Clubs in Region 5!

Exciting news! Digicel Guyana, has just made a generous contribution to the local STEM education community. As part of their ongoing commitment to empowering young people, Digicel has donated three laptops to STEM Clubs in Region 5. The impact of this donation will be significant, as around 30 budding students from the Mahaicony Secondary STEM […]

Families have a major influence on their children’s achievement in school and through life

Parents are a child’s first teacher, and involvement in their children’s learning is critical to their success. The evidence is consistent, and convincing: families have a major influence on their children’s achievement in school and through life. When schools, families, and community groups work together to support learning, children tend to do better in school, […]

Why do we integrate Scratch coding into our Learning pods curriculum

By Karen Abrams, MBA, EdD ’25 The educational use of coding began in the 1960s with the usage of the Logo programming language. A considerable amount of literature states that the skills required of a 21st century individual are creative thinking, problem-solving, critical thinking, communication and cooperation skills. The innovative solutions that technology tools like […]