Webinar on the Status of STEM Education in Secondary Schools in Africa & Introduction to Interactive Simulations in Teaching & Learning

20 July 2022
11:30 AM - 13:30 PM GMT

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), through its Inter-Country Quality Node on Mathematics and Science Education (ICQN-MSE), in partnership with PhET Interactive Simulations of the University of Colorado Boulder, is pleased to invite you to the Webinar on the Status of STEM Education in Secondary Schools in Africa & Introduction to interactive simulations in teaching and learning.

The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday 20th July 2022 at 2:30 to 4:30 PM EAT / 1:30 to 3:30 PM CAT / 12:30 to 2:30 PM WAT / 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM GMT.

Objectives of the Webinar

  • Discuss the status of STEM education resources in secondary schools in Africa.
  • Demonstrate the use of PhET Interactive Simulations for teaching and learning.

Draft Agenda

2:30 - 2:55 pm EAT

Preliminaries (5 mins)

Webinar objectives (5 mins)

Opening remarks (15 mins)
High-level keynote speaker
2:55 - 3:20 pm EAT Status of STEM education in secondary school level in Africa (25 mins) Mary W. Sichangi, Coordinator, ICQN-MSE
3:20 - 3:50 pm EAT Introduction to PhET Interactive Simulations (30 mins) Zach Mbasu, Africa PhET Ambassador
3:50 - 4:20 pm EAT Open discussions (30 mins) Participants
4:20 - 4:30 pm EAT Closing remarks (10 mins)

Albert Nsengiyumva, Executive Secretary, ADEA

Helene Aminata Charpentier, Senior Projects Officer, ADEA


The webinar will be conducted in English with translations available in French and Portuguese via Zoom platform. All participants are expected to register for the webinar via the following link and will receive confirmation details to the webinar.

Registration link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_J_rkJXo6TamHc6cJ5S8s0w

For more information, kindly download here the concept note of the webinar.