Who We Are
STEAMLabs Africa is a registered social enterprise that seeks to empower the African students, educators and community through STEAM Education. Our mandate is Inspire, Inform and Empower. Working with students aged 4-18, we seek to ignite young minds, sparking creativity, curiosity and passion.
Our rigorous 21st Century curriculum focuses on three major goals; Identifying the problem, using the human centered approach to problem solving and using 21st century technologies as a means to develop solutions. ReadMore
STEAMLabs Curriculum takes an integrated approach to learning and teaching, which requires an intentional connection between curriculum learning, objectives, standards, assessments, lesson design/implementation and 21st Century Learning Skills. Its learning applies meaningful Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Arts and technology content to solve real-world problems through hands-on learning activities and creative design.
Go on, take a minute and think about it. Is it something that makes you happy? Something that excites you? Well, what are you learning to get you to that point? Yes, learning about Math, Science and English are important, but what skills are you building? ICT Skills? What about self-sufficiency – the ability to take care and manage yourself)? Problem Solving? Communication? Teamwork? Developing these skills is important because we don’t know what jobs will exist in 20 years, because the world is constantly changing! 20 years ago, connecting to the internet meant you couldn’t use the phone at the same time. It meant having to watch
What may seem to be the latest addition to the ever-increasing jargon of our profession, is one of the most important things you can impart on your students, or learners. For, after all, we are in the 21st Century. So let’s talk about the skills they, and we, need not just to survive, but to thrive in a world where change is constant, and learning never stops. First, a word about our current students. Wabisabi Learning says it best; no pupil in the history of education is like today’s modern learner.” They must be prepared for a world that doesn’t yet exist