Pupils from Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School in Sha Tin attend a class on STEM and robotics in March last year. The school is one of several in Hong Kong to have introduced STEM education for primary school pupils. But apart from maths, no other STEM subject is mandatory in schools. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Making STEM fun for children is vital for Hong Kong’s future

Ken Chu says the Hong Kong economy needs a workforce trained in science and technology to compete in today’s digital world, and no push to promote STEM education in schools can succeed without children taking a genuine interest in these subjects

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Pupils from Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School in Sha Tin attend a class on STEM and robotics in March last year. The school is one of several in Hong Kong to have introduced STEM education for primary school pupils. But apart from maths, no other STEM subject is mandatory in schools. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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