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EDITOR IN CHIEF- ABDULLAH BIN SALIM AL SHUEILI

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — jobs of the future

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NIZWA: Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have emerged as one of the most significant fields in an era of innovation and rapid technological progress, providing various and interesting work prospects for students and professionals.


STEM careers play a pivotal role in shaping the future by developing technology and addressing current societal challenges. Whether it is in medicine and bio-therapeutics, in renewable energy and sustainability, or in communications and information technology, these industries require advanced scientific and technical skills.


Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — jobs of the future
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — jobs of the future


Currently, there is a rising demand for professionals with strong expertise in STEM fields. Advanced technology, such as artificial intelligence and data analysis, forms an integral part of daily life and opens new horizons for innovation and development.


Investing in STEM education and training is a strategic investment in the future, does not only create diverse employment opportunities but also significantly contributes to economic growth, societal progress and overall prosperity.


Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — jobs of the future
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — jobs of the future


Recently, the General Directorate of Education in Al Dakhiliyah Governorate organised activities and events for the National Week of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for the year 2024, which lasts for five consecutive days.


The week’s programmes were allocated to a variety of institutions, including schools, cultural centres, educational facilities and research centres within the governorate.


The primary objective is to enhance awareness and foster interest in scientific and technological fields among students and youth.


Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — jobs of the future
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — jobs of the future


This year’s events were distinguished by their emphasis on various key areas, such as energy resources, green jobs, human resources, mineral wealth, water management, animal and agricultural resources, waste management, carbon neutrality, sustainable construction and sustainable transportation.


The 2024 edition included the implementation of 27 diverse activities, spread across workshops, discovery trips, innovation competitions and scientific hackathons.


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