CAN STEAM EDUCATION HELP LIFT DEVELOPING NATIONS?
Is promoting science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education enough to lift a country out of poverty? How do you promote STEAM instruction in rural schools with a lack of laboratory supplies, no electricity, and pervasive gender stereotyping?
STEAM education can have a significant impact on moving people out of poverty and promoting gender equality if used with the proper cultural, gender, and economic sensitivity. The U.S. Peace Corps, in partnership with the Lesotho Ministry of Education, hosted its first-ever STEAM Camp for 66 students from 11 high schools in the Kingdom of Lesotho, a landlocked country in southern Africa.
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