Articles with the category: Preparing Your Child for the Future

  • Why STEM Education is the New #1 Corporate Investment

    The skills gap issue in today’s digital economy is reaching “crisis” levels and companies are feeling the brunt. The global economy is expected to have a shortfall of 85 million skilled jobs by 2020, mostly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). 80% of professions are expected to require STEM skills in the next decade, […]

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  • 9 Ways to Maximize Your Child’s Learning with STEM Village

    1. Get help with homework, or study for a test  Remind your child that STEM Village is here to help with Math or Science homework. Our most successful students build STEM Village into their weekly homework routine.  What a great answer to “mom/dad I’m bored… what can I do?”! Click “All Math Topics” or “All Science Topics” to […]

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  • Top 10 Resources Encouraging Girls in STEM

    Engaging students with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education is more important today than ever before. There’s a large gap in today’s job market between the skills demanded by growing fields and the amount of potential workers that possess those skills. All of us at STEM Village aim to empower all youth to take […]

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  • Do I really want to leave my child’s future to chance?

    Currently, 42% of Canadians aged 20-29 are unemployed or underemployed in jobs not requiring degrees – and most still living at home.  32% of College graduates are making $25,000 or less.  63% of College graduates say they still need more training to find the kind of employment they are seeking.  The job market has changed […]

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