The case for a global fund for science education

In today’s global economy, a workforce trained in science, technologyengineering and maths (STEM) is recognised as a primary driver of growth. Around the world, STEM education initiatives vary in scope, size, type, target populations and funding sources. What’s missing is a unified global mechanism for STEM education.

Creating a Global STEM Fund would help support and implement effective and innovative STEM programmes in developing countries. [1] The NGO Cosmos Education, the STEM Innovation Camp in South Africa, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences and the Bunengi STEM Africa are but a few examples of organisations and programmes that could benefit. Read more