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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 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 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 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...
News | Education | 28. August 2018
STEAM education in Latin America: Two conferences move the issue forward
The promotion of STEAM education, that is, science and technology training enhanced by creativity, art and culture, is one of the major education innovations in Latin America. The Pacific Alliance Meeting of the Experimento partner organizations and the Seminario Internacional STEAM were recently held in succession in the capital of Peru. Representatives from politics, science Read More...
News | Education | 23. July 2018
Service-learning for a STEM education with an emphasis on value promotion: Web-based training introduces the topic and supports teachers in taking the first steps toward implementation.
Out of the “Service-Learning in STEM subjects” model project, which was put together by Siemens Stiftung and the Foundation for Learning through Civic Engagement, an online course of the same name has emerged for teachers. Because it is web-based, there is flexibility in the way it can be put together – in terms of environment, Read More...
News | Education | 16. July 2018
Mandela School of Science and Technology honors Madiba’s legacy
Nelson Mandela is a role model around the world for what a confident, responsible and values-oriented leader can achieve for a society. On the 18th of July 2018, Madiba, as he’s affectionately called in his home country, would have turned 100 years old. In honor of this special occasion, Siemens Stiftung and the African Leadership Read More...
News | Education | 10. July 2018
Nathalie von Siemens on values promotion and STEM in the digital age
“Young people need the trio of knowledge, skills and character more than ever before today,” Nathalie von Siemens said at the MehrWert MINT conference (“AddedValue STEM”) that was held on July 6 as part of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the Technical University of Munich (TUM).   Over the course of the morning, the Read More...
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