Time to upgrade STEM skills

Chow (centre) posing with representatives of SXI, the champion of the Robomania and Grand STEM Challenge, and contest organisers. With him are (from left) Malaysia Semiconductor Industry Association head Datuk Seri Wong Siew Hai, SXI teacher Ten Lee Vui, SXI principal Goh Hong Peng, Intel Corporation general manager Ngoo Seong Boon, SXI board of governors chairman Victor Tan, state trade and industry and entrepreneurial development com­mittee chairman Datuk Abdul Halim Hussain and SK St Xavier headmistress Soon Yeong Nee.

WITH the rapidly growing innovations in the field of robotics, there is an urgent need to take STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education to the next level.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said new teachings were required in the robotics field and STEM education needed to be in tune with the changes.

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