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Capacity Building Programmes
Regional STEM Symposium

2019

Problems confronting society and citizens are increasingly new, complex and cut across disciplines and knowledge domains. STEM education can help develop a way of thinking and approaching issues in a logical and interdisciplinary manner, as well as equip students with competencies that allow them to identify and solve problems in a responsible and ethical manner.

This Regional STEM Symposium 2019, organised by The HEAD Foundation in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and hosted by King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, was a four-day gathering of educators and education officials from Cambodia, India, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Uzbekistan and Viet Nam.

The symposium was intended as a platform for experts and participants to present current perspectives on the opportunities and challenges facing STEM education with a particular focus on curriculum integration and teacher professional development, and to critically evaluate the role of STEM education in a broader socio-economic context.

The Regional STEM Symposium 2019 took place from 27 to 30 May 2019 at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi’s Knowledge Exchange for Innovation Center in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more about the programme here.

Read the event coverage here.

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