STEM learning, a social enterprise, has been awarded CMO Asia award under the smart Education Initiative category for the year 2019 for the work in promoting STEM education at the government schools and ensuring quality science and mathematics education to underprivileged students. STEM learning has installed science centres in remote rural areas.STEM learning has been working since 2009, propagating practical mathematics and science among students from rural areas. The organisation has so far set up mini science centres in more than 1700+ schools, which are benefitting more than 10 lakh students in rural areas. On receiving the award, Ashutosh Pandit, founder of STEM Learning, said, “We are happy to receive this award. This recognition gives us a boost to put more hard work and provide quality education to every student in every pocket of rural states.”
The basic objective of STEM Learning is to inculcate basic concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics at the school level.Apart from the mini science centre, which is making science and maths interactive and fun, the institution has established tinkering labs, which develop inquisitiveness and creativeness in students to innovate something, out of the box.A digital platform which enables students and teachers to showcase their talents as well as to learn.