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News | Education | 13. August 2015
Responsibility for Experimento in Brazil lies with Siemens Fundação Brasil and the Visconde de Porto Seguro Foundation
Following on its successful deployment in Germany and various countries of sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, Experimento is now being launched in Brazil. Responsibility for the local implementation of Siemens Stiftung’s international education program in Brazil lies with Siemens Fundação Brasil and the Visconde de Porto Seguro Foundation. The initial phase of the program will Read More...
News | Development Cooperation, Education | 10. August 2015
Siemens Stiftung targets local entrepreneurship in Africa
How can developing educational projects and implementing them sustainably tie in with promoting entrepreneurship in Africa? To build the expertise necessary and develop viable methods for achieving these two aims, Siemens Stiftung is cooperating with the DO School, an international educational platform whose focus includes innovation and entrepreneurship. The two partners were looking for local Read More...
News | Education | 22. July 2015
Experimento in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
In Cusco, in the middle of the Peruvian Andes near the famous city of Machu Picchu, a rainbow highlights a remarkable educational and integral support project for children. It is here that Dutch national Helena Van Engelen was able, with constancy and perseverance, to set up the “Fundación Niños del Arco Iris Cusco-Perú” (“Cusco-Perú Rainbow Read More...
News | Education | 25. June 2015
3rd German STEM Summit in Berlin on June 25, 2015 highlights ways to boost vocational education in STEM subjects
How can we make vocational training for science and technology careers attractive again? How can we maintain its existing strengths? How can we avert the looming shortage of skilled labor? These were the questions discussed by business leaders, government officials and the scientific community at the “3. Nationaler MINT Gipfel” (3rd German STEM Summit) opened Read More...
News | Education | 22. June 2015
“Little Scientists’ Day” – Shaping the future with children
“How do we want to live – in the city and in the country?” That is the slogan of “Little Scientists’ Day” on June 23, 2015, which the foundation “Little Scientists’ House” (Haus der kleinen Forscher) stages every year. The foundation provides materials and ideas to join in before and after the nationwide day of Read More...
Press release | Education | 20. May 2015
Education for all: Siemens Stiftung makes teaching materials available under open license
The increased use of digital media in education is boosting the importance of online platforms offering high-quality lesson content. Quality, the way in which the content is made available and the options for using it all play a key role. Siemens Stiftung has chosen to provide its teaching and learning materials under an open license Read More...
News | Education | 29. April 2015
From the Mandela School in South Africa to the Mandela School in Berlin
Aged 16 and 19, Ntando Tshinavha and Anda August are young enough to have been born in a free South Africa. The two secondary school students come from Nelson Mandela’s birthplace, Mvezo, in the country’s Eastern Cape province, where they attend the Mandela School of Science &Technology. Siemens Stiftung invited Ntando and Anda, along with Read More...
News | Education | 20. April 2015
Open educational resources as an opportunity for the work of foundations
Podium discussion on open educational resources (OER) during the 2015 Berlin Foundations Week to include Maria Schumm-Tschauder, project manager for the Siemens Stiftung Media Portal “On digital life” is the motto of the Sixth Berlin Foundations Week (April 14 – 24, 2015), which plans to illuminate and critically examine the many aspects of the digital Read More...
News | Education | 17. March 2015
National STEM Forum took place in Lima, Peru
The third meeting of the National STEM Forum was held recently in Lima, Peru, supported by Siemens Stiftung and Instituto Apoyo, who also was the organizer and main actor of the initiative.  The forum included important speakers which analyzed  and presented different scopes of the importance of STEM education for societies, economies and people.   Read More...
Press release | Education | 2. March 2015
Service learning in STEM subjects: Combining classroom learning with civic engagement
Siemens Stiftung and the Freudenberg Foundation are launching a model project titled “Service learning in STEM subjects.” The project will collaborate with the education ministry in the state of Saxony-Anhalt and the region’s service learning network office, which is run by the Volunteering Agency Halle Saale district e.V. The partners aim to show how the Read More...
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