e² Young Engineers Johannesburg North West visits more than 40 local schools and discuss STEM with more than 5,000 children
Road show aims to address more than 5,000 children to encourage interest in principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
28 August 2017 – Centurion, South Africa – e² Young Engineers, a company that provides educational enrichment programmes with an engaging, hands-on learning platform for children, has commenced with a road show across Johannesburg that will see company representatives visit schools across Muldersdrift, Northgate, Randpark Ridge, Ruimsig, Weltevredenpark and Wilgeheuwel.
The road show, which kicked off in July and will continue into September, will visit more than 40 schools (including pre-schools, primary schools as well as selected home schools), and will aim to motivate around 5,000 children on the topic of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), through talks during their assemblies and class demonstrations.
Nicole Schuin, at e² Young Engineers Johannesburg North West commented, “Our focus is to establish an original and unparalleled approach to assisting the engineers, scientists, inventors and innovators of tomorrow by creating engaging educational solutions early on. Our education programmes offer an introduction to engineering, physics and mathematics, as we seek to offer every child the opportunity and confidence to enter a challenging world by providing an encouraging, hands-on environment for developing the necessary skill set.”
About Young Engineers
e² Young Engineers programmes cover a wide range of ages and a diverse target market. The franchisee addresses primary schools, home-school centres, day cares, recreation centres, pre-schools, school districts, after school programme providers, holiday club activities and birthday activities, private groups, special needs schools and senior housing communities. The e² Young Engineers curriculum combines more than 200 different lessons with LEGO®/K’nex® models, enabling you the flexibility to provide the right solution for a range of customers.
e² Young Engineers South Africa represents children who participate in our unique education curriculums. Our sessions provide theoretical knowledge and practical implementation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) basics.
The educational goals are achieved by using LEGO® and K’nex® assembly kits uniquely designed by our staff, demonstrating the scientific principles in a fun and accessible fashion; combining experiments that form scientific intuition with stories that capture the imagination.
Unlike traditional teaching methods, the company’s use of stories, experiments and demonstrations ensures that all children in the education programmes will learn while they have fun.
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