About Us

STEM Academy is a newly formed vendor-neutral working consortium of academics, teachers and industry practitioners aimed at promoting STEM education in Hong Kong. It is affiliated with Let’s Code (Hong Kong) Association Limited, a non-profit-making organization formed in 2013 to promote kids’ coding education in Hong Kong.

STEM Academy reaches out to a wide coverage of schools, vertically from kindergarten to secondary schools and laterally from local schools, DSSs and international schools, to provide quality STEM education services. STEM Academy sees the importance of STEM education globally and anticipates stronger STEM-related competencies of our young generations, the future pillars of Hong Kong society.

Our Objective

Curriculum Design

To align with K-12 in Hong Kong to demonstrate cutting-edge STEM curriculum designs

Academic Research

To conduct research projects and collect data to derive rigorous teaching and learning models theoretically and empirically

Events

To organize workshops and seminars in collaboration with local and international scholars to promote and discuss STEM education

Benefits

Fortunate prospect of STEM-related careers

STEM education is becoming a global education trend due to the fast-changing scientific and technology developments. The demands for talents in these fields are growing. STEM education can equip students with STEM-related capabilities so they are prepared for STEM-related careers.

Enhancement of essential soft skills

STEM, as an integration of subjects that focuses on problem-solving, requires high-order thinking and creativity. Critical thinking and self-directed learning skills can be nurtured through STEM education.

Cross-discipline learning

STEM education advocates multi-discipline curriculum with student-centered approach. Teachers have to collaborate to implement STEM education at schools. Students can acquire knowledge from multiple disciplines besides soft skills through problem-based learning.

-- Curriculum Development Council, Education Bureau, 2015

WHAT IS STEM?

STEM refers to a collection of subjects, namely Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

WHY STEM?

STEM education is becoming a global education trend due to the fast-changing scientific and technology developments. The demands for talents in these fields are growing. STEM education can equip students with STEM-related capabilities. Besides, STEM, as an integration of subjects that focuses on problem-solving, requires high-order thinking. Critical thinking and self-directed learning skills can be nurtured through STEM education.

-- Curriculum Development Council, Education Bureau, 2015

Our Consultation Committee

Co-founder

Academic Team