Samsung Vina starts STEM Club in Da Nang city

With the aim to promote the STEM (curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education method, Samsung Vina Electronics Co. Ltd. has launched STEM Club at S.hub Kids in the central city of Da Nang.

STEM education method is expected to deliver many positive values to pupils

STEM education method is expected to deliver many positive values to pupils

After the grand opening ceremony was the conference ‘Happy summer time with STEM Club’, held on June 2-3, 2018 and attracting more than 500 pupils as well as parents living in Da Nang city. The conference will be held again on June 9-10, 2018.

 

The conference successfully presented the significance of STEM education method, along with valuable information on technological thinking, computer science, and necessary skills for the 21st century via lively visual examples.

 

Many trial STEM-robotics classes, where pupils themselves had a chance to practice programming and assembling robots by applying natural science knowledge were held.

 

These activities are supposed to boost their creative thinking, interaction skills, team-working skills, while improving the skill to solve problems via careful observation and logical thinking.

 

According to Communications Director of Samsung Vina Co. Ltd. Nguyen Tri Thong, with the aim of supporting education development, his company continuously had been seeking new content to show its responsibility to the society, and the introduction of the club this time had fulfilled that purpose.

 

“We always wish that Vietnamese children could experience new education trends in the world so that their learning becomes more enjoyable and effective”, said Mr. Nguyen Tri Thong.

 

In this June, the construction of STEM Academy for children in the Ho Chi Minh City General Science Library will also be launched. The area of 400m2 will be used for activities of technology, astronomy, STEM learning for the young, as well as a reading corner.

By KIM THANH – Translated by Thanh Tam

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