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Press release | Education | 26. April 2017
Eight fields of action for digital school development – Nationwide school network develops ways to exploit the opportunities of digitalization
Berlin, April 24, 2017. A network of schools from all over Germany is working out the relevant fields of action of a learning-oriented digital school culture in the workshop schulentwicklung.digital. At the first meeting of the workshop, which the foundation initiative Forum Bildung Digitalisierung (Forum Education and Digitalisation) hosted in Fuldatal, Kassel on March 30 Read More...
Press release | Education | 22. March 2017
“STEM and Values” conference: Targeted increase value creation for kids in the classroom
• “STEM and Values – How Values Can Be Taught in Schools” conference under the patronage of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs on March 27 in Munich • Over 100 education researchers, teachers, politicians, and school representatives discuss new concepts and develop new practical approaches • Current survey: 85 Read More...
News | Education | 17. February 2017
Siemens Stiftung is a partner in the Wertebündnis Bayern (Values Alliance Bavaria)
Encouraging young people to ponder ethical issues, to discuss these with them, and to encourage them to be ethically active – those are the aims of the „Wertebündnis Bayern. Gemeinsam stark für Kinder, Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene“ (Values Alliance Bavaria. Strength in unity for children, adolescents, and young adults). Initiated in 2010, the alliance – Read More...
Press release | Education | 9. December 2016
Workshop schulentwicklung.digital to support “Education in the Digital World” Strategy of the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs
Foundations have selected around 40 schools from all states for the workshop “schulentwicklung.digital” to enable them to pool their experience as pioneers of digital education which in turn can be harnessed for other schools.   The foundations in the Forum Bildung Digitalisierung (Education and Digitalization Forum) have selected 38 schools from across the whole of Read More...
News | Education | 7. December 2016
Mandela School celebrates first matriculants
“We want to prepare the youth of today to change the world of tomorrow” – is the goal set by the Mandela School of Science & Technology, which opened its doors in January 2014 as the first high school in the underresourced region of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. The focus has always been Read More...
News | Education | 18. November 2016
Discovery-based learning in inclusive instruction – a hands-on proposition
How can teachers prepare science and technology topics in a realistic and exciting manner for inclusive classrooms? Siemens Stiftung and their cooperation partners offer an answer through the development and supply of exemplary inclusive experimentation units for the fifth through tenth grade. The materials are freely available as Open Educational Resources (OER) on the Siemens Read More...
News | Education | 9. November 2016
Conference on values development in STEM instruction
With the conference “STEM and Values – How Values Can Be Taught in Schools,” the Siemens Stiftung will underscore the need for STEM and values development, call for the issue to be added to the political agenda and intensify the application of the pedagogical/didactic practice. The Siemens Stiftung will hold the conference on March 27, Read More...
News | Education | 8. September 2016
Commitment and impact: PHINEO analysis of STEM projects now underway
Due to its great importance for individual development, social participation and career perspectives, numerous initiatives throughout Germany are involved in providing specific offerings designed to promote an effective STEM education. The question whether or not these will have a lasting impact and achieve the desired effects is of equal interest for supporters, initiators and target Read More...
News | Development Cooperation, Education | 20. June 2016
THE „BRIDGING CHALLENGE“ – Integration and innovation by refugees for refugees
How can refugees better connect with German companies and the training and jobs they offer? Employers have a lot of openings. However, many refugees are not able to take advantage of these opportunities that would help them integrate. How can this gap be overcome? Siemens Stiftung and the international educational platform DO School invited refugees Read More...
News | Education | 17. June 2016
Siemens Stiftung’s expertise is sought: Federal States develop strategies for digital transformation of the education system
With its education work, Siemens Stiftung aims to give fresh impetus to ensuring scientific subjects are taught in a modern, attractive way that leverages the potential of digital learning and teaching. The foundation was given its most recent opportunity to do that when it was invited by the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and Read More...
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