STEM education seems to have taken on a role of even greater significance during the COVID-19 period and into #TheNewNormal. Many fear this is a sign of narrowing the curriculum and marginalising the arts and creative aspects of the curriculum. Surely this cannot be right? STEM at all costs? STEM to what purpose?
So, what’s all the fuss about? Is it the subjects or should there be more to this? And how important is STEM education to the real world?