UNEP Launches Virtual Ecosystem Classroom for School Students

UNEP Launches Virtual Ecosystem Classroom for School Students

The project is part of a larger effort by UNEP to engage Africa’s youth in natural resource management and spur the upscaling of restoration initiatives across the continent. Most school children in South Africa learn about ecosystems – like wetlands and river basins – in the classroom and from textbooks.…
Toyota Helps Students with STEM-Related Scholarships

Toyota Helps Students with STEM-Related Scholarships

For 17-year-old David Thang, growing up an illiterate boy in a small town in Myanmar could have thwarted his dream of becoming a doctor. He had thought escaping a country ruled by the Burmese military – often accused of ruthless and inhumane military tactics – was the hardest obstacle he'd…
Government Document Highlights Flaws in Indian Education System

Government Document Highlights Flaws in Indian Education System

The Draft National Education Policy (NEP), 2016 is a poorly written loose document compiled by some incompetent government officials who do not understand the use of English language to produce meaningful content. By Rakesh Raman Even after a year of dithering since its announcement by the Narendra Modi-led BJP government…
NASA Awards Grants for STEM Education Programs

NASA Awards Grants for STEM Education Programs

NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has selected two minority serving institutions for cooperative agreement awards totaling approximately $1 million to help strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curricula at the schools. Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama, and New York City College of Technology in…
Honeywell and NASA Bring STEM Education to Middle Schools

Honeywell and NASA Bring STEM Education to Middle Schools

Honeywell and NASA will support their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education program with the hip-hop educational experience FMA Live! Forces in Motion. The program made its return to the West Coast this month with plans to visit six states and perform at 40 public, private and military-connected middle…
NASA to Boost STEM Education in the Classroom

NASA to Boost STEM Education in the Classroom

Texas Instruments and NASA are partnering to show students how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) make feats like space exploration possible with mISSion imaginaTIon. The partnership and its programs aim to spur the imaginations of the next generation of scientists, engineers, explorers and innovators who are in today’s math…
World Bank Offers $50 Million to Improve Education System in India

World Bank Offers $50 Million to Improve Education System in India

The Government of India and the World Bank signed a US$ 50 million credit Wednesday for the Nai Manzil: Education and Skills Training for Minorities Project. The project aims to help young people from minority communities complete their education and gain from market-driven training programs with the aim of improving…