Shanghai Science Association for Young Talents

SSAYT is subject to Shanghai Association for Science and Technology (belongs to China Association for Science and Technology), possessing with an abundant science education resources from more than 190 societies, associations and institutions. SSAYT is a more than ten-year-old non-governmental organization for Shanghai youngsters in their scientific and technological development. One of our job is to organize many contests and forum for Shanghai local students, as well as to select students to participate in international science fairs and activities such as Intel ISEF, I-SWEEEP, GENIUS Olympiad,INESPO and etc.

Up till now, it has formed an expert team that consists of more than 3000 professors, specialists and researchers and a teaching assistant group with over 500 postgraduate students. Besides, SSAYT has flourished to an association with 29 branches and more than a hundred group members that are all schools and local educational institutes in shanghai and the quantity of students it recruits annually exceeds 3000.

In order to foster students’ comprehensive abilities in scientific research, SSAYT executes three plans, Science Seeds Plan, Science Buddy Plan as well as Science Gardener Plan.

Science Seeds Plan

Science Seeds Plan is launched to focus on the cultivation of innovative talents. It offers students courses that are developed under the guidance of STEM education along with in the form of PBL (project-based learning) to promote interdisciplinary study and to nurture talents with innovation ability. These courses cover the shortage of which most primary schools and middle schools lack. Meanwhile, SSAYT implements a membership system, which offers students classified and specialized tutoring to meet different interests, needs as well as personal comprehensive abilities of students. They are interest, intern, research, senior and talent membership.

Science Buddy Plan

A long and steady development of a country lies in the culture of science and technology innovation ability for young talents. Therefore, SSAYT carries out Science Buddy Plan to undertake governmental social responsibilities of science popularization and public goods promotion. It contains a variety of science popularization events, public science education events and theme-oriented study, speeches, outdoor activities.

Science Gardener Plan

In addition, SSAYT executes Science Gardener Plan, which is designed to hold workshops, seminars and training for teachers and science instructors. It aims to build an effective and outstanding platform for the communication among them and for the exhibition of their achievements in science and teaching. More profoundly, the implementation of the plan makes benefits for adolescent science education.

Based on the three plans, SSAYT now has united national and international science education resources from schools, scientific institutes, corporations and other social powers into its own development via on-line science education such as its own website of Shanghai Adolescents’ Science and Technology Innovation ( and on-line platform as well as off-line activities, hands-on outreaches and contests home and abroad for adolescents so that to upgrade their scientific research abilities. As a result, members of SSAYT perform excellently not only in Shanghai regional contest but also in national and international contests. The award rate is as high as 90% in all kinds of contests.

Nowadays, Chinese government has been shrinking administration ranges to make more space for social power development. It boosts development of social organizations to cultivate science and technology innovation ability for young talents in basic units in various regions. As a result, SSAYT is committed to be a pioneer in the work of science education for Shanghai as well as Chinese adolescents and science instructors.

Shanghai Science Association for Young Talents is in charges of organizing and selecting Shanghai students to participate Intel ISEF as well as I-SWEEEP, GENIUS Olympiad, INEPO, ESI and etc.All the participants are from our senior member students, among which a great number of grand awards were issued to some of them.

  • Shanghai Science Association for Young Talents
  • Address: Room 606, No.59, Nanchang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • ZipCode: 200020
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