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Science and STEAM

Science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) are identified as essential areas of study. It aims to enhance engagement in STEAM by developing practical, hands-on teaching and learning programs and resources that allow students to integrate their knowledge.

Through STEAM, students develop key skills including:

  • Problem solving
  • Creativity
  • Critical analysis
  • Teamwork
  • Independent thinking
  • Initiative
  • Communication
  • Digital literacy

Students also develop critical and creative thinking. By teaching STEAM and critical and creative thinking students develop seven dispositions:

  • Open mindedness
  • Flexibility
  • Risk taking
  • Resourcefulness
  • Patience and persistence
  • The ability to learn anywhere
  • Reflectiveness

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