Tag Archives: STEM

The Story of Us: Meet Tamara from Bon Education

Tamara Durzi came to Bon Education in September after three months teaching in Peru. Prior to her travels, she worked in human capital development and STEM education initiatives in Abu Dhabi. What is your role at Bon Education? As an Education Program Manager at Bon, I have the pleasure of working on programs that help [...]

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Photo Review: Tech Quest Returns!

Tech Quest was back in December, and we were excited to be a part of the fun again! Tech Quest, sponsored by the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), is a camp in the UAE that aims to inspire Emirati youth to get excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). For two weeks, high school participants learned about [...]

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What We’re Watching: Tech Quest Revisited

How might life be different 50 or 100 years from now? What kinds of new technology will we be using, and what kinds of scientific breakthroughs might have happened? These are the questions that hundreds of Emirati youth are considering, thanks to a 2-week camp called Tech Quest. For the past 6 months, Bon Education [...]

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Two Minutes with the Tech Quest Directors: Reflections of a Successful STEM Summer Camp

We’ve had science and technology on the brain recently. Bon Education has been learning about nanotechnology, manufacturing, aviation, energy and mechatronics in order to develop a curriculum for Tech Quest, a summer camp focused on encouraging Emirati youth to get excited about STEM. Tech Quest is sponsored by the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), and, [...]

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Photo Review: A Peek Inside Tech Quest

The past couple weeks have been full of science fun in Abu Dhabi! We’ve been working with the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) on a youth camp called Tech Quest. The camp’s goal is to inspire youth to be excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). Participants are learning about 5 different industries: manufacturing, mechatronics, [...]

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Unexpected Lessons in Everyday Places

The Bon Education team has been in curriculum-writing mode recently, developing a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) summer camp that will take place in the UAE in July. We have been doing incredible amounts of research and writing and then scaling down the technical language to suit middle school-aged camp participants. This planning experience has [...]

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