Israel Sci Tech Schools presents iSTEAM (innovation, science, technology, engineering, arts, math) education model at Japan’s Tokyo University STEM conference. The conference, initiated by the Center for Advanced Scientific and Technological Research at Japan’s leading University as part of “Israel Week”, promoted bilateral cooperation on diplomacy, cyber, digital health & education. ISTS R&D representative, Yair Ben-Horin, presented the Network’s iSTEAM program.
iSTEAM is a comprehensive new system for learning which seeks to give students the skills they will need for the 21st century workplace. Graduates of the program are better prepared to access STEM related careers, become Israel’s new hi-tech leaders, academic high achievers & future entrepreneurs. The program challenges students to expand their intellect and skills in the areas of inquiry, research, critical thinking, problem seeking & solving, team work, presentation, time & resource management, financial literacy and much more.
Representatives promoted collaboration to set up a joint ISTEAM learning, a research and teaching website, conduct a dialogue on the training of tomorrow’s teacher, assist in the promotion of an educational ISTEAM faculty to be established in Tokyo and developing joint education curricula.