ECOSF initiates dialogue for cooperation with the National STEM Learning Centre of United Kingdom
During his holidays in the United Kingdom, President ECOSF Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro visited the UK’s National STEM Learning Centre at York, UK on July 2, 2018 (courtesy of Mr. N.M. Juna of Kew Gardens, London).
The National STEM Learning Centre provides excellent professional support services for the betterment in teaching of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Subjects. The purpose to create this Centre is to provide state of the art facilities to access subject-specific, high impact professional development and quality-assured resources and to develop a direct positive impact on teachers while teaching, Students, Schools and colleges. These workshop/trainings are led by the paramount team of experts in the field of STEM education.
The Centre provides an Ambassadorship to its trainers to volunteers their services to more people in the society Presently STEM Learning Centre has many volunteer ambassadors around the country, who offer their time and enthusiasm to help and bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate the value of STEM in life and careers. Those units are called as STEM Hubs.
The visit of Dr. Soomro was initiated by communication between him and Sir John Holman, who patronizes the Centre. He was shown around every department of the STEM Learning Centre by the staff. Dr. Soomro admired the much appreciable approach of the Centre to build and broaden the interactive STEM learning system across the country. He also discussed the possibility of cooperation between the two institutions.