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Imagine – The Science & Technology Centre Samoa

Mission

To create Imagine The Science and Technology Centre Samoa, an interactive science and technology centre designed to take visitors on a voyage of discovery and to help build a better future for all Samoans through ongoing engagement with science, technology and innovation.

It aims to be a place of fascination and excitement which will enthuse and motivate people from young children to grandparents and encourage them to explore the world of science and innovation.

Description

Imagine will

  • Provide a foundation for success in life for the younger generations of Samoa by helping them understand how science and innovation are a vital part of their daily lives.
  • Stimulate young people to undertake careers in Science, Technology and Engineering, with a special focus on empowering women in science.
  • Assist children and youth to develop their critical thinking and problem solving skills through interactive and inspirational experiences. 
  • Special focus on the junior youth – Ages 10-14 years 
  • Contribute to the professional development of educators.
  • Provide placement opportunities for student work attachments – challenging, exciting and productive learning environment.
  • Encourage youth to serve as volunteer explainers/ science communicators.
  • Collaborate with and build strong links between communities, the business sector and educational institutions.
  • Encourage the sharing and exchange of concepts, methods and techniques used in the promotion of science and technology learning.
  • Promote and exhibit science and technology experiences created by Samoan students and other people.
  • Take science and technology to regional villages in Samoa. A team of young science communicators to inspire and educate school students, their parents, teachers and communities about science. 
  • Support measures in Samoa that impact growth and development in a sustainable manner using science and technology.
  • Build a sustainable, stimulating and responsive Imagine.

Contact Details

Imagine – The Science & Technology Centre Samoa

Tuanaimato, Upolu
P.O. Box 289, Apia
Samoa
T +685 22 801
F +685 24 454
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W www.Imaginesamoa.ws