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Press release | Education | 3. November 2017
International Conference: Early STEM education needs more creativity and sustainability
• Combining disciplines: Expanding early STEM education to include aspects of values, language, computer science, and sustainability education and arts-based approaches • Learning digitally: Investing in computer science education for the youngest children • Enabling quality: Striving for high standards as the basis for good STEM education   Global challenges such as migration and climate Read More...
News | Education | 18. October 2017
International conference addressing early science and technology education on 2 and 3 November in Berlin
What abilities and knowledge do children need for a livable future, and how do we support them as they gain these skills? This is the question guiding the “International Dialogue on STEM (IDoS)”, hosted by the “Haus der kleinen Forscher” (Little Scientists’ House) Foundation and Siemens Stiftung on 2 and 3 November in Berlin.  Nearly Read More...
News | Education | 11. October 2017
Education for sustainability: Experimento introduced in Rapa Nui
“Iorana” – this is the word that the residents of Rapa Nui exchange with one another and visitors on their island. It means both “Hello, good day” as well as “good-bye.” Easter Island is an isolated speck of land located in the middle of the vast South Pacific Ocean: 3,700 kilometers and a five-hour flight Read More...
News | Education | 19. September 2017
Educational program Experimento begins in Bolivia
Discover, investigate, experience – Experimento, the international educational program from Siemens Stiftung is already being used in eight Latin American countries and is now available in Bolivia as of September 2017. The educational concept with a practical focus inspires enthusiasm for science through explorative learning and thereby supports the objectives of the Bolivian educational agenda. Read More...
Press release | Education | 4. September 2017
For good education with digital support: Forum Education Digitalisation is growing
Forum Education Digitalisation is growing. September 4 will see the addition of two new foundations to the group: The Dieter Schwarz Stiftung and the Montag Stiftung Jugend und Gesellschaft will join a circle that currently consists of Deutsche Telekom Stiftung, the Bertelsmann Stiftung, the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Siemens Stiftung. All the partners and Read More...
Press release | Education | 10. August 2017
Two studies confirm effects of science CPD for early childhood professionals
Pedagogical staff at early childhood education and care centres have better knowledge and can impart it better when they have previously undergone continuing professional development (CPD) in science. The children also benefit, as their enjoyment of learning and their interest in science increase measurably. Moreover, the new research shows that science education offerings have a Read More...
News | Development Cooperation, Education | 19. June 2017
Building bridges to cross divides – 10 ways to bring refugees and companies together
Why have just a relatively small amount of refugees been employed by German companies thus far? What can companies and refugees do to create long-term employment relationships? The publication “Building Bridges to Cross Divides – Connecting Refugees and Companies More Effectively” tackles precisely these questions. It was produced as part of the workshop “The Bridging Read More...
News | Education | 9. June 2017
Shaping STEM education together and without borders
Event report on: “Cooperation models for STEM education in the Pacific Alliance” How can we work with each other and learn from each other across borders? Which STEM education projects will we work on together? How can a cooperative commitment to education effectively be put into practice? These questions were among those discussed on the Read More...
Press release | Education | 31. May 2017
5th National STEM Summit – For national quality standards in STEM education
The 5th National STEM Summit will focus on how STEM education can be conducted in the long term, while maintaining a high level of quality. Dr. Nathalie von Siemens, the spokesperson of the Nationales MINT Forum, said: “For this effort to succeed, we need holistic, long-term support for STEM education and collaboration among relevant STEM Read More...
Press release | Education | 19. May 2017
Foro Consultivo Internacional – Guidelines for promoting preschool STEM education in Mexico
High-quality education is a global prerequisite for development and participation in society. That is why Siemens Stiftung is actively committed to strengthening science and technology teaching with its international educational program Experimento.   Joint project with UNESCO Mexico and INNOVEC Given its commitment to education in South America, Siemens Stiftung supported the Foro Consultivo Internacional Read More...
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