Yogyakarta – Saturday, 13 July 2019, SEAQiM celebrated its 10 years anniversary. Under the theme, DECIMAL – Decade of Inspiring Mathematics Learning, the Centre began its series of events by having potong tumpeng. The celebration was attended by the Director of SEAQiM, Dr. Sumardyono, accompanied by the Head of PPPPTK Matematika Yogyakarta, Dr. Daswatia Astuty, and witnessed by all SEAQiM’s management and staff.
“Let’s make this anniversary a milestone to further develop SEAQiM in the future. Viva SEAQiM!” Dr. Sumardyono said at the end of his speech.
One Day Workshop
The highlight of the celebration was the One Day Workshop on STEM Education and Integrating Scientific Calculator organized on the same day and got supported by the Casio Education. A total of 30 teachers from Yogyakarta and its surrounding participated in the workshop. Inviting as special guests for this event were the winners of SEAQiM’s DECIMAL FIESTA Competition in ecoprint, video, and photography on joyful and inspiring mathematics teaching and learning held before.
With the support of the Alumni Grant Scheme administrated by Australia Awards in Indonesia, the Centre also exhibited several products of “Kampung STEM Joho” including ecoprint, soy milk, and educational toys. “Kampung STEM Joho” is the Centre community service programme launched in 2018. It aims to engage the community in Joho Village and its surrounding with STEM daily activities.
Another activity hosted by SEAQiM was STEM Competition for children aimed to promote the “Kampung STEM Joho” to public. The event covered two categories of competition namely Balloon Car and Stick Bridge Challenge. The winners of the competition were awarded certificate of recognition and a set of stationary.