STEM WILL BE THE FUTURE...
"One of the things that I’ve been focused on as President is how we create an all-hands-on-deck approach to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)… We need to make this a priority to train an army of new teachers in these subject areas, and to make sure that all of us as a country are lifting up these subjects for the respect that they deserve."
Probably the largest STEM exhibition in the world!
Date: July 15-21, 2020
Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
The 2019 Event at a glance
980,000 visitors at HK Book Fair / Sports & Leisure EXPO (source: Hong Kong Trade Development Council)
30,000+ attendance of students and teachers
(source: Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers)
60+ primary / secondary schools and special educational institutes
20+ leading EdTech exhibitors
20+ keynote presentations and panel discussions
Schools Zone –
We provide complimentary booths for primary, secondary schools, special educational institutes and charity educational organisations in Hong Kong to showcase their STEM creations to the public
STEM Brands/Products Zone –
EdTech exhibitors to showcase their latest products, deliver demonstrations on stage, creating a real-time buzz among audiences and boosting sales throughout the event
Speeches and Talks -
Internationally renowned EdTech speakers will be invited to deliver keynote speeches about the latest trends on STEM education, engaging enthusiastic audiences on-site
STEM EXPO@ GREATER BAY AREA 2020
@Asia World Expo Hong Kong
Date: 18-22 November, 2020
Venue: Asia World Expo, Chak Lap Kok, Hong Kong
Time: 10am – 5pm
Organiser: STEM PLUS Limited
Riding on the tremendous opportunities in the GBA opened to local and international ed-tech enterprises, STEM PLUS is proud to present the first-ever Greater Bay Area STEM EXPO in April 2020. We target to recruit over 400 primary and secondary schools by providing complimentary booths. On the commercial sector, an estimated 200 exhibitors from around the world are expected to showcase their latest STEM products & services, targeted to attract over 100,000 visitors in the 3-day exhibition.
Asia World-Expo is adjacent to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge providing a convenient location for both schools and exhibitors in the GBA. The exhibition will be opened to public on 5 April 2020, offering a gateway for exhibitors to expose to the giant market of GBA. Massive opportunities for GBA visitors await in discovering the latest global trends in STEM education at one single destination.
• transform how people work with Education Technology industry, especially on STEM
• create a sustainable ecosystem to add value to all education technology stakeholders
• provide a “meeting place” for different stakeholders to exchange their supply and demand
STEM PLUS creates values for all stakeholders within the Education Technology Industry by transforming the way STEM service providers interact with the market, by connecting children, parents and teachers with quality ed-tech products like STEM and by engaging ed-tech learning experiences with the children of Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area of China.
We have formed partnership with notable companies and professional education institutions including the HKFEW in various projects in order to generate a powerful synergy to elevate the level of recognition of STEM education of Hong Kong internationally.
The HKTDC Book Fair and Sports & Leisure Expo 2019 welcomed 980,000 visitors over a 7-day exhibition period. STEM PLUS Ltd. was glad to participate for the first time as the biggest exhibitor group bringing in 52 exhibitor booths, housed 20 leading Ed-tech exhibitors from Greater China including Makeblock and MI STEM and provided complimentary booths to 60 primary, secondary schools and special educational institutes to present their STEM creations to visitors on-site.
STEM World attracted a total of over 30,000 registered attendance of students, schools and education professionals, as recorded by the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, our partnering organization; On the other hand, over 50 keynote presentations and panel discussions were held on the stage by experts from renowned institutes including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and City University drawing an overwhelming response from not only students but Book Fair visitors.
To promote students’ critical thinking and encourage their innovative design, a STEM Competition was held simultaneously during the exhibition for the 60 schools. 40 awards were given out based on their performance in creativity and appearance, practicality, use of STEM elements and presentation skills. Precious prizes including STEM education products and educational exchange opportunities with experts from M.I.T., National Geographic etc were presented. The grand finale award presentation ceremony was held on the last day of Book Fair i.e July 23 with the presence of prestigious presenters including Ms Edith Tse, Chief Curriculum Development Officer (Science), Education Bureau, and Dr. Winnie Tang, Founder and Honorary President of Smart City Consortium.
Hung Hing Lifestyle
Donut and Ah Meow
Cheer Champion Cyber
Aberdeen Technical School
AD & FD of POHL Leung Sing Tak School
Buddhist Lam Bing Yim Memorial School (Sponsored by the Hong Kong Buddhist Association)
C.C.C. Chuen Yuen First Primary School
C.C.C. Tam Lee Lai Fun Memorial Secondary School
Caritas Wu Cheng-chung Secondary School
Carmel Alison Lam Foundation Secondary School
Carmel Bunnan Tong Memorial Secondary School
Chong Gene Hang College
Christian Alliance Cheng Wing Gee College
Confucian Tai Shing Ho Kwok Pui Chun College
Fanling Public School
Heung Hoi Ching Kok Lin Association Buddhist Ching Kok Secondary School
HKFEW Wong Cho Bau School
Ho Dao College (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen)
Hong Kong Red Cross John F. Kennedy Centre
Hong Kong Student Aid Society Primary School
Hong Kong Taoist Association Chan Lui Chung Tak Memorial School
Hong Kong Taoist Association The Yuen Yuen Institute No.3 Secondary School
Hong Kong Teachers' Association Lee Heng Kwei Secondary School
Hong Kong Weaving Mills Association Chu Shek Lun Secondary School
Jordan Valley St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Kowloon Tong School (Primary Section)
Kwong Ming School
Lai King Catholic Secondary School
Lingnan Hang Yee Memorial Secondary School
Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui College
Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui Primary School (Branch)
Mu Kuang English School
N.T. Heung Yee Kuk Tai Po District Secondary School
Po Leung Kuk Tong Nai Kan Junior Secondary College
Pui Kiu Middle School
Queen Elizabeth School Old Students' Association Branch Primary School
Queen Elizabeth School Old Students' Association Primary School
Queen Elizabeth School Old Students' Association Secondary School
Queen Elizabeth School Old Students' Association Tong Kwok Wah Secondary School
S.K.H. All Saints' Middle School
S.K.H. Holy Cross Primary School
Saint Antonius Primary School
Shun Tak Fraternal Association Yung Yau College
St. Peter's Secondary School
Tack Ching Girls' Secondary School
The Yuen Yuen Institute MFBM Nei Ming Chan Lui Chung Tak Memorial College
Tsuen Wan Trade Association Primary School
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Kwok Yat Wai College
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Lui Yun Choy Memorial College
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Mrs. Wu York Yu Memorial College
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Yiu Dak Chi Memorial Primary School (Yuen Long)
We R Family Foundation
Yan Chai Hospital Chiu Tsang Hok Wan Primary School
Yan Chai Hospital Choi Hin To Primary School
Yan Chai Hospital Lan Chi Pat Memorial Secondary School
Yan Chai Hospital No.2 Secondary School
Yuen Long Catholic Secondary School
Location: Hall 5 @Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Organisers: HKFEW (Hong Kong Federation of Educational Workers) and STEM Plus
Major Sponsor: STEM PLUS
Partnering with the Hong Kong Federation of Educational Workers (HKFEW), STEM Plus will be hosting and sponsoring so far the largest STEM exhibitions in HK – STEM World @ HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 in July.
The first STEM World will be staged concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 and Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo from 17-23 July. Public can access to all three exhibitions with one ticket, forming an even greater synergy in bringing the biggest number of relevant visitors. As the Hong Kong Bookfair is always one of the most beloved public events in Hong Kong, it is believed to be able to attract more than 1 million visitors in their 2019 event!
Schools Zone –
120 primary/secondary schools will be invited to take turn to showcase their STEM projects during the exhibition period to as most as 1 million visitors. All booths will be led by the students themselves.
Brands/Products Zone –
Dedicated to STEM education products/materials brands from around the world, exhibitors in this zone will showcase their hero products and the most up-to-date creations at their booths, creating a real-time buzz among audience, as well as boosting awareness and possible sales throughout the event.
Speeches and Talks
World renowned speakers will also be invited to deliver speech at the stage within the zone about the latest trend of STEM education development.
On the other hand, please visit the links below to read and watch the highlights of the fair:
Participated Brand: Magazines International, Hour of Code, National Geographic, Eastcolight, Robobloq, mic-o-mic, Fishertechnik.
WhizKids - https://www.facebook.com/WhizKidsWeekly/videos/vb.281881825169631/2184739588454324/?type=2&theater
Ohpama - http://events.ohpama.com/57394/event/%E9%82%8A%E7%8E%A9%E9%82%8A%E5%AD%B8stem-%E7%8E%A9%E8%BD%89%E4%BB%81%E6%BF%9F-stem-faire-2019/
Sing Tao Daily - http://std.stheadline.com/daily/article/detail/1977373-%E6%95%99%E8%82%B2-%E4%BB%81%E6%BF%9FSTEM%E6%88%90%E6%9E%9C%E5%B1%95+%E8%87%AA%E8%A3%BD%E8%BD%86%E8%BD%86%E8%BB%8A%E6%AF%94%E4%BD%B5
TaKungPao - http://www.takungpao.com.hk/life/238150/2019/0320/264732.html
HKTA - https://www.hkta.edu.hk/%E4%BB%81%E6%BF%9Fstem%E6%88%90%E6%9E%9C%E5%B1%95-%E8%87%AA%E8%A3%BD%E8%BD%86%E8%BD%86%E8%BB%8A%E6%AF%94%E4%BD%B5/
HK01 - https://www.hk01.com/%E8%A6%AA%E5%AD%90/306570/%E5%91%A8%E6%9C%AB%E5%A5%BD%E5%8E%BB%E8%99%95-stem%E5%98%89%E5%B9%B4%E8%8F%AF%E7%8E%A9%E7%9B%A130%E5%80%8B%E6%94%A4%E4%BD%8D-%E5%86%8D%E5%8E%BB%E8%8A%B1%E5%8D%89%E5%B1%95%E7%94%A8%E8%86%A0%E6%A8%BD%E6%8F%9B%E5%B9%BC%E8%8B%97
It is a not a new thing that STEM Education is now a hot trend. There is a significant increase in demand in the field of STEM. Surprisingly, the toy industry was already welcoming an increase in STEM-related toys for almost a decade.
STEM Toys Can Help All Students, But Are All STEM Toys Helpful?
One of the biggest trend in STEM Toy industry is subscription services. The idea is simple: Parents pay a flat rate per month, and their children receive a different STEM toy or kit each month. However, it is real hard to tell if the retailers are offering truly educational, engaging STEM toys, or just to earn with the trend of STEM.
What To Look For When Making A Selection
Educational toys can be break down into three main categories when selecting toy for children, they are academic, cognitive thinkingand motor skills.
Academic Toy: a good academic toy should require them to think, interact with and/or manipulate concepts and ideas.
Cognitive Thinking Toy: Puzzles and construction sets are the best example, which require children to think logically. For older kids, advanced level LEGO and Rubik's Cube require children to apply concepts of both grometry andengineering.
Motor Skill Toy: Workbench sets or even simple, well-designed building blocks allow young learners to develop the physical skills they need to move and manipulate objects.