SUPPORTING CODING AMONG RWANDAN ADOLESCENTS & TEACHERS THROUGH THE CURRICULUM & CLUBS HEADING FOR RWANDA 2050
To achieve Rwanda’s vision to become a high-income country and transition to a service economy by 2050, digital skills among the population are crucial.
Recently, Rwanda has made progress in increasing access to education. However, challenges remain to improve the quality of education and ensure equity. Although more girls are enrolled in secondary education than boys, they do not choose ICT nor science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) because they believe that these are subjects for boys who outperform them in these disciplines.
Rwanda’s curriculum emphasizes creativity, problem solving and collaboration, but many teachers struggle to develop these competences.
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