STEMCafe, a new kids fun learning centre, says it has partnered ENYO retail outlet to boost children and young adults’ involvement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Bosun Tijani, Founder of STEMCafe, said this during the official unveiling of STEMCafe in Lagos.
STEMCafe is a non-linear learning centre where kids, aged 5-18 through play, explored the amazing world of STEM in a fun and interactive way.
Tijani said that the creativity play space would ensure that kids and young adults were innovative.
”Kids will also design and print 3D models to experiment with amazing creations and ideas, all under the guidance of trained STEM educators.
”In the modern global economy, STEM is closely linked with a nation’s economic prosperity. Nations who have become global leaders, in large part, have done so through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators.
”Nigeria’s position will continue to decline unless more kids pursue expertise in STEM fields.
”Nigeria must expand the capacity and diversity of the STEM workforce pipeline to prepare the younger generation for the best jobs of the future that will see Nigeria become innovative, secure and competitive,” he said.
Tijani said that there was an urgent need for an extensive application of scientific and technological breakthroughs to leapfroging development across Africa.
The Chief Executive Officer, ENYO, Abayomi Awobokun, said that based on the promise to deliver best-in-class retail experiences, leveraging complimentary brands, Enyo Retail and Supply partnered with STEMCafe in delivering it’s first location.
”We believe the two organisations are partnering because we believe in learning and creating a conducive learning environment for young people, specifically learning around science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
”We see the linkages; we like the partnership with STEMCafe, and together we will support the capacity of our younger generation in STEM towards the growth of the continent,” Awobokun said.
At an annual membership fee of N5000 and a variety of membership packages for access to the activities, the STEMCafe is open to all kids aged 5-18 from Monday to Sunday.