STEM Education of Youth in Nigeria
STEMJets is a female-led organisation focused on improving the economic competitiveness of students in developing countries through a learning model that promotes experiential and competency-based education. Understanding the skills gap and the need to promote continued research and innovation in Africa, STEMJets believes that better preparing teens for tertiary education will increase their chances of success in STEM careers. The organisation emphasizes the practical application of STEM as a proven method to tackle community development issues.
Education I Communication & Advocy
STEM I Gender mainstreaming I Outreach I Capacity development
Nigeria & Sub-Saharan Africa
Ongoing (2019 - )
_ STEMJets is an NGO, founded by two young Nigerian women, that connect science topics in school to real life problems that young students face in their communities and families. They focus on access, mobility and inclusion to enhance competence-based learning in STEM education.
_ Paeradigms offers its support in guiding funding and communications.
_ Ongoing cooperation with Paeradigms' international network of experts to provide guidance on projects to maximise their impact and support STEMJets in identifying potential funding partners.
_ Increased visibility and professionalisation.
_ Several funding applications under review.