Ghanaian entrepreneur Shaunta Henderson has advised the government to start the introduction of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses in primary schools across the country.
Speaking at the first edition of Y 97.9 FM’s Y Dialogues, the real estate mogul mentioned that there was a need to start introducing primary school children to STEM programs and teach them subjects that will deepen their interest in robotics and artificial intelligence.
“Start introducing primary school children to STEM programs, teach them about how to build robotics things that will pick on their curiosity and will want to know more about robotics and Artificial intelligence”, she said.
Shaunta Henderson further advised the youth to be free thinkers, develop their skills in technology and acquire certifications in the technology sector to be qualified for skilled jobs.
“They are looking for someone who can do a job with skills, and you need certification to do these jobs, and there are lot of certifications to acquire from the Technology sector and you have to think outside the box and be free thinkers to adopt these technological skills”, she asserted.
The entrepreneur also encouraged the youth to take advantage of the opportunities presented to them by social media and the internet.
By: Caleb Asante Annor