We need to prepare and nurture the young generation of today to have a critical thinking skill and competency in Science and Mathematics education. This is clearly highlighted in the 6th challenges of Vision 2020 which stated the need to…”
establishing a scientific and progressive society, a society that is innovative and forward looking, one that is not only a consumer of technology but also a contributor to the scientific and technological civilization of the future. Moving forward along this aspiration, the Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) was launched today, 25 February 2014 by YB Dato’ Seri Idris bin Jusoh, Minister of Education II to promote interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education among school children.
KLESF2014 is an exhibition and fair which will be held on 25 to 27 April 2014 in National Science Centre, an event which complements the Government’s Science to Action (S2A) program. It is jointly organized by the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET), The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT), the National Science Center (NSC) and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR).
KLESF2014 is a significant platform to emphasize the importance of STI in national development planning. myForesight ® fully support these initiatives which requires systematic forward thinking in ensuring sustainable growth beyond 2020.