Ghana's Deputy Education Minister reiterates commitment to STEM, AI, robotics
The Deputy Education Minister-designate, Rev John Ntim Fordjour, has reaffirmed the commitment of the government to invest in the learning of STEM, robotics, Artificial Intelligence Mechatronics, the Internet of Things etc...
He made this known during his remark while representing the Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum at a robotics competition on Friday, 11th June.
The competition consisted of students from 25 SHS and 15 basic schools (age 5-17) from various regions across the country.
They were selected to participate in the First Lego League Robotic Competition organised by the Education Ministry in collaboration with Coderina EdTech at the University of Ghana.
“I was thrilled by the enthusiasm of the young teams to embrace STEM. Indeed the future is promising for Ghanaian children.
“We shall deepen collaboration with partners to promote STEM, robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Mechatronics, the Internet of Things and such other disciplines critical for learning in the 4th Industrial revolution era,” he said.
The contest was won by students of Adisadel College in CapeCoast.
which are critical skills required in the 4th Industrial revolution era.