KLESF Girl

 

Introduction

The Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) is an initiative with various programmes and activities that aims to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among primary and secondary school students. The KLESF partners comprise of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT), and The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).

Key Partners

The objectives of KLESF are:

  1. To enhance school students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  2. To enhance the awareness of the public on the roles and importance of STEM in socio-economic wellbeing and sustainable development.
  3. To enhance the awareness and participation of business and industry in promoting learning and career development in areas related to STEM among school students and community.
  4. To provide networking for schools, educators, industries, public and private sector to share information and experiences on projects, extra-curriculum and good practices in science and mathematics education in schools.

KLESF also supports the “Science to Action (S2A)” initiative launched by the Prime Minister on 1 November 2013 with the objective to enable Malaysia to sustain its growth beyond 2020 through utilisation of science and technology.

Furthermore, the KLESF is supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE) Malaysia, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), National Professors Council, Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Malaysia (ACCCIM) and Malaysian Institute of Physics (IFM).

Supporting Organisation