Kepler-x is a three (3) year observatory program that addresses vital economic issues through disruptive teaching methods. It uses project-based learning, mentoring and hackathons that would allow students to unleash their creativity.
Each year, the United States invests billions in STEM education and workforce development, knowing that over 70% of their domestic and international jobs will require those core skills: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Africa does not have a robust strategic plan on STEM policies, or even a clear framework for implementing them. It is not even clear if some national leaders understand their importance or meanings. This outsourcing of infrastructure is destroying the ability of African governments to invest in STEM skills for the future. We want to have smooth roads in Lagos, Lusaka, Nairobi and Maputo, but if we do not train our people in the right skills we will lose out as a continent.Marieme Jamme, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SpotOne Global Solutions
Easiest most productive methods to Inspire and motivate the Students to take “STEM” more seriously and have fun while at it.
How to promote digital inclusion
Promotion of digitisation as a means to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Application of the 9 principles for Digital Development; for pragmatic minds.
Create a digital economy with 170 techies yearly from secondary schools.
Review of curriculum and results derived so far with the intention of having a final and disruptive curriculum which can be used anywhere in the state and across the country and still give the much desired results.
Is lack of computers a reason for digital exclusion?
Can access to computers promote digital inclusion?
Is the absence of technology education part the problem?
Kepler X will be offered in secondary schools across the 17 local Government areas as an inter-school activity,
Selection would be done through paper based exams in the 3 zones of Plateau State (Northern, Central and Southern zones) respectively.
The first competition will be conducted in each school where 10 best will be selected from each LGA for the zonal competition. The zonal competition will take place in their respective zones for the event starting in August 2018.
10 each participating students from LGA within the zone will be given Laptops for onward training (170 laptops). All the LGA’s representatives will be trained for 6 months where the best 3 will be selected for the grand Finale in September 2019.
The 3 overall winners of the competition would be sponsored to GITEX 2019 holding in Dubai.
We are requesting for endorsements from govt agencies and solicit for donation of laptops in providing this opportunity to secondary schools students. Corporate sponsorship would be greatly appreciated. For sponsorship you can reach out to us through email@example.com
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