Amanaki STEM Academy

  • Encourage and normalise the uptake and achievement rates of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects among Pasifika students in Manawatū secondary schools
  • Digital Wings laptops and iPads so that students can access these digital learning resources
  • Twice-weekly study sessions for students during term
  • Holiday learning camps between school terms
  • Pasefika family-oriented Talanoa workshops during year
  • Learning resources are now presented in digital form
  • Many Pasefika households no access to home internet
  • ASA uses donated 'SPARK JUMP' modem for 4G access
  • STEM companies permit Pasifika students visits for exposure to future workplace opportunities
  • One visit may make a difference to one Pasefika student and provide a goal for her/him
  • 2019 saw 4 entries to the Manawatu Annual Science & Technology Fair which received 24 prizes between them
Amanaki STEM Academy Laptops
Amanaki STEM Academy Students