Govt worried over dwindling number of STEM students


PUTRAJAYA: The dwindling number of students interested in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is worrying the government, says Yeo Bee Yin.

The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister said in 2018, only 44% of students took STEM subjects, a lot less than the government’s target of 60%.

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