Ends (Mission)

Category: 
1. Organization & Governance
Policy Number: 
1.2.1
Policy Section: 
Strategic Planning & Guiding Principles
Approved by: 
Board
Date Approved: 
Sat, Feb 19, 2005
Date Effective: 
04/15/2005
Date Last Amended: 
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Date of Next Review: 
Sun, Oct 13, 2019
Contact: 
Executive Director

  1. Youth Science Canada fuels the curiosity of Canadian youth through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) projects.
    1. Canadian youth are engaged in STEM projects:
      1. Every middle school student in Canada is engaged in doing a STEM project annually
      2. No barriers exist for those living in rural and remote communities, low income groups and diverse backgrounds including Indigenous peoples
      3. Youth engaged in project-based science at the entry, regional and national levels are celebrated and recognized
      4. Youth engaged in STEM projects are supported and retained within the Youth Science Canada community, and provided with opportunities to develop their skills
    2. Canadian youth have the capacity and skills to generate and answer questions, and identify and solve problems, as the result of their interaction with Youth Science Canada resources.
    3. Youth Science Canada is the leading youth STEM project organization in every province and territory.
      1. Partners, including affiliated regional members, have the resources needed to achieve these goals within every community in Canada
    4. Youth Science Canada is recognized by business, media, education and government sectors as the authority on STEM projects, and the principal advocate for the youth STEM project community.
      1. The Canada-Wide Science Fair is the foremost annual youth STEM event in Canada, with more than 400 projects, 50 engaging and interactive exhibitors and 20,000 visitors
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