Training on ICT-Based Learning Media Development and STEM Education to Meet the 21st Century Challenges for School Principals


SEAMEO QITEP in Science has conducted two paralel training programmes tittled “Training on ICT-Based Learning Media Development” and “Training on STEM Education to Meet the 21st Century Challenges for School Prncipals” which were conducted on 11 -12 October 2016. A total of 80 science and ICT teachers and also school principals from Bandung joined the ocassion.

The purpose of these trainings are to  enhance the capability of the teachers in using ICT to support their learning activities and to enhance school principals understanding on the importance of STEM-based learning to enhance learners’ capacity to face 21st century challenges.

The training was opened by the head of Local Education Authority, Dr H. Elih Sudiapermana and continued by the plenary presentation from keynote speaker, Margaret Schmiel, Ph. D, from Smithsonian Science Education Centre, USA, and also as the invited Fullbright Specialist for QITEP in Science.

The resource persons for these trainings includes Dr Trevor Owens from Institute of Museum and Library Services, USA, Dr. Setia Utari and Dr Ana Ratna Wulan from Indonesia University of Education.