The event was organized to mark the International Day of Girls and Women in Science

February 8, 2024, 12:37

On February 8, 2024, an online information session was conducted via the ZOOM platform for principals of pilot schools involved in the Girls in Science project.

The session aimed to exchange experiences in advancing STEM education.

Ulan Mambetakunov, an education expert and professor at Jusup Balasagyn Kyrgyz State University, delivered a presentation titled Supporting Girls in Science in Schools to the principals. He emphasized the significance of prioritizing STEM education and shared practical experiences applicable to schools in the region. Mambetakunov suggested initiatives like establishing STEM classes, arranging meetings with scientists to engage students, and enhancing English language instruction.

Mukhammadaziz Mamitov, the principal of Rezhap Khuzhanov Secondary School in Nookat district, expressed appreciation to Ulan Mambetakunov and sought his advice on reputable companies for procuring quality equipment essential for robotics or STEM classes.

Tynchtykbek Tursunaliev, director of Jundubaeva Secondary School in Kochkor district, reported the successful implementation of using English terms in biology lessons, which has now been adopted by other schools in the district.

The directors conveyed gratitude to the Roza Otunbaeva Initiative Foundation and the Girls in Science Project community.

The UNICEF Girls in Science project is implemented by the Roza Otunbaeva Initiative, the Child Protection Center, the AUCA Technical School of Innovation, and Enactas Kyrgyzstan.