12 months Survey cites growing interest in STEM careers MB |Biz
By Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat As the world faces a skilled workforce gap, the fifth annual STEM survey by Emerson found that 91 percent of Filipino respondents are interested in pursuing STEM careers and most (80%) have felt encouraged to do so. A majority of Filipino respondents believe STEM careers are technology driven and the number of jobs in the field will only continue to grow in the next decade. While the survey found that younger generations across the globe are three times more likely to be encouraged to pursue STEM careers than generations before them, there are still several critical gaps ... more