STEM Punks – promoting digital literacy for students at home with online classes

STEM Punks – promoting digital literacy for students at home with online classes

Leading Australian STEM educator STEM Punks is pushing for continued focus on digital literacy and has pivoted their business to deliver online classes to children at home currently. MD, Michael Holmstrom, said that STEM skills are highly valued and strongly sought after by parents with children at home right now. Australian parents embraced STEM skills because they didn’t want their children to be at risk of missing out on well-paying jobs in the future. “We know that 75% of the fastest growing occupations in Australia require STEM skills, and that in the next 5 years 90% of the existing workforce will need a basic level of digital literacy.” STEM Punks teaches online programs, developed by qualified teachers, to children equipping them with skills to enable 21st century learning.