Expand STEM skills to include sustainability, IEMA says
The next government should expand its focus on science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects to include sustainability, according to 88% of IEMA members.The finding came in the latest pre-election poll by IEMA. Almost all respondents (96%) also want the incoming government to commit to delivering a cross-sector sustainability skills strategy, with the
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