Teach For Nigeria and a material science company, Dow, have said Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics teachers need to be innovative.

The duo in a statement said this would empower their learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to make meaningful contributions in an ever-evolving world.

It revealed that through collaboration, Dow and Teach For Nigeria sought an innovative mindset that would equip STEM educators with cutting-edge pedagogical tools and the necessary skills to train a ready, skilled, diverse, and robust workforce for STEM-related fields.

The statement revealed that the partnership would directly impact nine STEM teachers in nine schools across Lagos and Ogun states.

Managing Director, Dow West Africa, Adebisi Adeoti, said, “The aim of this partnership is to foster the development of students into future leaders, empowering them with the skills and knowledge necessary to make meaningful contributions in an ever-evolving world. To do this, we need to continue to support the education system.”

It explained that STEM teachers were in high need in schools in Nigeria as such, the partnership would support the recruitment, professional development, and placement of STEM teachers.

Teach For Nigeria CEO, Folawe Omikunle, expressed great enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “We are excited to continue our collaboration with Dow in our collective effort to expand excellent education for all children in Nigeria. This partnership is critical in fostering the development of STEM skills in the students we serve, thereby equipping them to face future challenges while improving their life opportunities.”

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