Press Releases & News

Notice | Education | 12 February 2024
#Bildungswende: «We want children to become active shapers of their future!»
«We want children to become active shapers of their future!» Videocast with Prof. Dr. Reiss and Dr. Smidt In the #Bildungswende (educational turnaround) videocast, our Managing Director Dr. Nina Smidt and Prof. Dr. Kristina Reiss, renowned education expert and long-serving head of the PISA program in Germany, discuss the future of education with David Neil
Press release | Social Entrepreneurship | 31 January 2024
TeamUp Uganda: Innovation Fund activities begin
The TeamUp Innovation Fund strengthens local initiatives for improved livelihoods in rural Uganda. Together with our partner foundations Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung and Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, we are supporting solutions that bring more equity, sustainable essential services, and economic prospects over a period of three years.
News | Arts & Culture | 25 January 2024
Sound Connects Conference heading to Mozambique
Cultural practitioners and creatives from Southern Africa will gather in Maputo, Mozambique, for the Sound Connects Conference from the 31 January to 2 February 2024. The event will bring together organisations that have been implementing cultural projects funded by the Sound Connects Fund in the past three years.
Press release | Education | 23 January 2024
Advancing teaching proficiency, education equity, and future-proofing students for the 21st century: STEMplus
On the International Education Day, Siemens Stiftung promotes the holistic STEMplus approach that equips students with deductive skills, preparing them to navigate a future underlined by unforeseen technological advancement, societal challenges, and climate extremes. It also opens teachers’ access to high-quality learning resources and improves their competencies.
Notice | 29 December 2023
The power of networking for business and sustainable development
From November 9 to 11, 2023, over 1,200 participants from 40 countries gathered at the ACCES Conference in Tanzania. In this article, Siemens Stiftung provides an insight into one of the largest networking events for the African music industry.
News | 19 December 2023
Time for Togetherness: Siemens Stiftung wishes Happy Holidays
The year 2023 was undoubtedly characterized by unprecedented changes and challenges that put us as a global community to an enormous test. Thinking and acting together is now more important than ever before.  
News | Education | 18 December 2023
Honing skills for a digital and sustainable economy
Together with the Ghanaian Ministry of Education, we are offering advanced training on the Arduino open source platform to teachers in Ghana. Interactive methods specifically promote an understanding of electronics and programming in the classroom.
News | Education | 15 December 2023
Spaces where ideas grow: STEAM Spaces in São Paulo
In the context of the STEAM Region São Paulo, new spaces for research and project-based learning were inaugurated at four schools. An online course provides fundamentals to strengthen a STEM maker culture in other schools.
News | Education | 14 December 2023
“Education in transition”: Hidden Movers Award and panel discussion
Dr. Nina Smidt participated in a podium discussion at the Deloitte Foundation's Hidden Movers Award which brought together experts from the foundation sector to debate the future of Education in the digital age in an intensive panel discussion.
News | Education | 28 November 2023
Signing of the Santiago Declaration: Red STEM Latinoamérica sets pioneering goals for 2024
The third meeting of the Latin American education network Red STEM Latinoamérica took place in Santiago de Chile from November 21-23. Education stakeholders from across Latin America participated and developed a roadmap to drive educational innovation through quality STEM education to encourage responsible and resilient citizens.