Education Minister Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has noted that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) remains committed to improving education standards in the country, especially for Science, Technology, and Mathematics.
For this reason, the government is embarking on several projects across the country to enhance teaching and learning.
He made their enarja after he had visited the Bosomtwe Girls’ Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) SHS to welcome new students.
He said these projects are expected ro increase enrollment in STEM schools by 12%.
He described his experience as an exciting one saying the students who will benefit from these projects will be equipped with the skills needed for the 21st-century industrial revolution.
“It was an exciting moment for me on Friday, 22nd April when I joined teachers and school management to welcome newly admitted students to the Bosomtwe Girls’ Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) SHS.
The state-of-the-art Boarding School situated in Bosomtwe is among the ten (10) new STEM boarding Schools currently being built across the country.
The operationalization of these STEM SHSs are part of Government’s efforts to increase science enrollment in our secondary schools from the current 12%.
Government remains committed to implement much-needed reforms and policies, all in a bid to improve education standards and equip learners with 21st Century skills required to participate fully in the 4th Industrial Revolution.”