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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...
News | Education | 16. June 2016
The international foundation Siemens Stiftung, the Mexico office of UNESCO and INNOVEC join forces to promote science and technology learning in Mexico
The international foundation Siemens Stiftung, the Mexico office of UNESCO and the not-for-profit association INNOVEC (Innovación en la Enseñanza de la Ciencia A.C.) have announced the first international partnership agreement intended to promote interest and skills in the sciences amongst preschool children, in particular girls.   As part of the “Made in Germany” exhibition, the Read More...
News | Education | 9. June 2016
Experimento partner school in South Africa honored during the German School Award 2016 by the Robert Bosch Foundation
Exceptional student performance, diversity and respectful interpersonal relationships were just a few of the quality areas in which a school had to produce above-average results to win over the Robert Bosch Foundation during this year’s selection process for the German School Prize. In the 10th year of the program to select Germany’s best schools, German Read More...
Press release | Education | 6. June 2016
New range of digital learning materials available to STEM teachers in Upper Austria
The non-profit Education Group GmbH (EduGroup) and Siemens Stiftung are cooperating in providing science and technology teaching materials. Teachers in Upper Austria can now additionally access around 5,500 quality-controlled media from Siemens Stiftung’s media portal on their accustomed platform EduGroup and download them free of charge at https://www.edugroup.at/medien Networking made easy: Digitalization and the use Read More...
Press release | Education | 1. June 2016
4th National STEM Summit: Seizing digital opportunities – bridging the digital divide
The subject of education and digitalization is at the focus of the 4th National STEM Summit. The keynote speaker is German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel. With this event, the “Nationales MINT Forum” (German STEM Forum) aims to initiate a debate on how Germany has to shape the digital transformation so that as many people as Read More...
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