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STEM Education in India
At the wake of initiatives and policies such as Make in India and Skill India by the Government with the objective of taking India to a higher pedestal of academic and scientific excellence, there has been a great amount of pressure applied on the demand for STEM Education in India, in order to churn out highly skilled graduates.
One of the biggest challenges faced by the education sector of India is the science education of it’s sizeable young population. A majority of India’s population still lives in economically challenging conditions. Under such circumstances, for educational institutions to keep pace with scientific and technological innovations is a challenge itself. More importantly, including latest development in STEM Learning in their curricula in a holistic manner keeping in mind both students employability as well as social development is a key challenge. The Wall Street Journal reported in 2011 that 75 percent of India’s tech grads aren’t qualified for jobs in the very high-tech global industries India has become famous for. Therefore, STEM education in India has become an integral part in catering to the need of fulfilling the loopholes in the education sector that is hindering the growth of the employability and skill of student and graduates in India. Several private and government initiatives have been undertaken to introduce and establish STEM initiatives in primary, secondary and higher education in India, but they are neither concerted nor consistent. Yet it must be observed that a considerable number of Indian students have enrolled in STEM categories of education. STEM learning and education in India is starting to become a necessity rather than a wish list as the global scenario demands it. While India indubitably requires to catch up with the pace of development in the STEM learning arena, it has indeed taken off to invest in the same wisely.