Plenty of women are choosing to study science and technology, but only a fraction of them are in long careers in these fields, and very few are making it to the top. 35% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students in higher education globally are women.
The month of March brought an exciting event for Turn the Bus, as Turn the Bus India Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Udayan Care.
Despite the progress made over the past years, why is a child without an education still much more likely to be a girl than a boy?
On 24 January 2022, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrated the fourth International Day of Education under the theme “Changing Course, Transforming Education”. The theme was focused on the need to nurture transformations to allow access to education for all and help build sustainable futures.
The Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4) “Quality Education” of the United Nations focuses on inclusive, quality education for all, including deprived children in rural areas, vulnerable populations, and indigenous children as well as promoting lifelong learning opportunities.
Importance of vernacular language can be best understood by the words of former President of India Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam who once said, "Science education should be imparted to children in local language to bring creativity and enable easy grasp of the subject."