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News | Development Cooperation, Education | 20. March 2020
World Water Day 2020: Our contribution to water and climate protection
Around the world today, 2.1 billion people lack access to a secure supply of drinking water, even though water is the foundation of our existence and an essential resource for sanitary facilities, health care, education, economic growth, and industry. In our operative project work, water plays an essential role in achieving sustainable economic, social, and Read More...
Press release | Education | 27. February 2020
“STEM and Values” in Bavaria: Creating and sharing a sense of responsiblity
  Democracy, teamwork, responsibility: More than ever, these values are needed to form the foundation for sustainable coexistance in the future. Encouraging young people to consider, discuss, and act on their values for the greater good is driving a collaborative project between partners in the Wertebündnis Bayern alliance: TUM School of Education (TUMSoE), Akademie für Read More...
Press release | Education | 17. December 2019
“Design Thinking in STEM” expands to Latin America
After a successful start in South Africa, the education program from Siemens Stiftung and The Index Project continues to grow Teaching and learning methods combine STEM and creativity in the classroom Workshops for educators and multipliers from Chile, Mexico, and Colombia   Following a successful launch in South Africa, Siemens Stiftung and The Index Project Read More...
Press release | Education | 6. December 2019
International forum on early childhood education in Berlin declares: STEM can do more! Good STEM education empowers children to take sustainable action
Today in Berlin, 120 education experts from more than 30 countries have presented an international position paper: “Using Science to Do Social Good – STEM Education for Sustainable Development.” These experts support a shift in the STEM education sector (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) toward recognition of societal context and incorporation of the United Nations Sustainable Read More...
News | Education | 15. November 2019
“STEM Education for Sustainable Development:” International conference in Berlin
Our world is changing rapidly. Global developments like digitalization, climate change, increasing social injustice, and migration will play a much larger role in our future lives than they do now. Those who are currently at the start of their lives – children and adolescents – will be affected most by these changes. These young people Read More...
News | Education | 9. July 2019
Experimento reaches the classrooms in Bolivia
In some regions of Bolivia there is no reliable access to clean water and sanitation due to a lack of infrastructure. This is why the international education program Experimento in Bolivia focuses particularly on the topics of health and hygiene and related teaching and learning methods. It is particularly important that children learn already in Read More...
Press release | Education | 27. June 2019
7th National STEM Summit in Berlin
NMF seeks national quality alliance in STEM education Key issues: Growth potential in STEM education Nationales MINT Forum introduces six core demands   Berlin, 27 June 2019 – “We want to join politicians, civil society, the private sector, and academia in creating a national quality alliance.” This statement was made by Dr. Nathalie von Siemens Read More...
News | Education | 27. June 2019
Comenius EduMedia Seal for the Media Portal
Great joy for the Siemens Stiftung’s Education team: The Gesellschaft für Pädagogik, Information und Medien e. V. was very impressed with the quality of our media and our commitment to high-quality STEM lessons, and has honored the Media Portal with the prestigious Comenius EduMedia Seal on June 27 2019 in Berlin. “It makes us proud to Read More...
News | Education | 6. May 2019
International Conference on “Climate Change Education” in Santiago de Chile
Climate change is a global challenge that can only be overcome if we work together to turn the tide. A fundamental grasp of science and technology is essential for understanding the changes we face and for developing solutions to deal with the effects of climate change. The two-day conference brings together speakers and participants from Read More...
Press release | Education | 18. February 2019
Siemens Stiftung incorporates “STEM and creativity” into education program
Siemens Stiftung is introducing “STEM and creativity” into its international education program by integrating design thinking as a new teaching method in STEM lessons. Addressing challenges inherent in globalization, digitalization, or climate change requires high-quality STEM education. Additionally, skills such as creative problem solving, the ability to innovate, and critical thinking – known as “21st Read More...
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