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CS CONDUCTS FAMILIRIZATION TOUR AT CEMASTEA

CS CONDUCTS FAMILIRIZATION TOUR AT CEMASTEA

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During her first official visit to the Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA), the Cabinet Secretary for Education Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, CBS, CAV, EGH congratulated CEMASTEA for the excellent work. She promised that the Ministry of Education wouldsupport the training programmes offered by the Centre.


 

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV signing the visitor’s book at CEMASTEA)

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

She recapitulated that CEMASTEA training programmes being primarily on Mathematics, Science and Technology are in line with the government’s commitment to promote innovativeness, effectiveness, creativity and technology transfer which is supported by the constitution, the National Education Sector Plan of 2014-2018 and the Sessional Paper No. 2 of 2016, the Basic Education Act 2013, Science, Technology & Innovation Act 2013 and Vison 2030.  The training programmes will promote Teacher Professional Development and improve skills of Mathematics and Science Teachers

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAVwatering an Elgon Teak tree she planted during her official visit to CEMASTEA

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

She stated that teachers need to go beyond the mere transfer of knowledge and instead equip learners with problem solving, creative and collaborative skills which will establish a connection between school work, work place, community and the global economy.

 

The CS, MoE and the Director CEMASTEA being taken through a demonstration by Prof. Ishikawa at the Innovations Lab-CEMASTEA

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

She was impressed with the exhibitions and innovations that the students showcased during her visit and confirmedthat the focus on STEM education is beginning to bear fruits.

The CS MoE, Director CEMASTEA and the CEMASTEA staff being taken through a robotic demonstration by students from Jamhuri High School

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

She remarked that the need to commercialize these innovations would create job opportunities and there is a need to match the innovations with what the job market requires.

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV speaking during her visit to CEMASTEA

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

  

The CS MoE receives a crate of bottled water distilled by students from St. Albert’s Ulanda Girls’ High school following the STEM trainings by CEMASTEA

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

She challenged the teachers, students and stakeholders to positively take the STEM programmes offered by the Centre.

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV (centre) poses for a group photo with students and teachers from Olekajuado High School

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV (centre) poses for a group photo with students and teachers from St. Alberts Girls UlandaHigh School

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV (centre) poses for a group photo with students and teachers from St Mary’s Ngarariga High School

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV (centre) poses for a group photo with students and a teacher from Jamhuri High School

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV (centre) poses for a group photo with students from Buru Buru Girls High School

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohammed, EGH, CAV (centre) poses for a group photo with CEMASTEA staff

[Photo: Dan Orero/CEMASTEA]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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