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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...
Press release | Education | 19. May 2016
Foundations launch initiative for teaching and learning in a digitalised world – Education officials invited to strategy dialog
How can digital media be used to improve education in Germany? There are many initiatives and offerings for teaching and learning with digital media. However, a common strategy for the education system is missing. Following the lead of Deutsche Telekom Stiftung, the Forum Education and Digitalisation is being launched in cooperation with Bertelsmann Stiftung, Robert Read More...
Press release | Education | 13. May 2016
Youths present results of FutureLab #DigitaleBildung at the Fourth National MINT Summit
The Fourth National MINT Summit will take place in Berlin on June 2 under the motto “Embracing digital opportunities – Closing digital gaps.” Germany’s National MINT Forum seeks to foster a debate at the summit among representatives from government, civil society, education and the economy about the impact of digitalization and the essential learning processes Read More...
Press release | Education | 6. May 2016
Offering for refugees at the Berchtesgadener Land Student Research Center: Integration through contents from STEM subjects
The “Integration through STEM” project was launched today at the Berchtesgadener Land Student Research Center. This program, which was developed by the School of Education at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), teaches young refugees the German language using more than just the standard subjects of a language course. The program also delves into STEM Read More...
News | Education | 27. April 2016
Regional Meeting Experimento in Latin America
In Santiago de Chile, on March 31 to April 1st 2016, the first Regional Meeting of the Experimento Program in Latin America was successfully held, uniting partners from all 6 countries were the Program is being implemented; Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Peru. The event was a instance for the different institutions to meet,  Read More...
News | Development Cooperation, Education | 7. April 2016
Siemens Stiftung supports refugees with project initiatives in countries of destination and origin
Global refugee movements are one of the key challenges of our time – politically, economically and socially. With its existing projects, Siemens Stiftung helps improve the living situation in countries of origin and integrate refugees in Germany. Since it was founded, Siemens Stiftung has been committed to securing basic services, promoting high-quality education, and fostering Read More...
News | Education | 18. March 2016
First practical projects for “Service learning in STEM subjects”
At the 107th German Math and Natural Sciences Congress (MNU) scheduled for March 20-24 in Leipzig, the Siemens Stiftung and the Freudenberg Foundation will present Service Learning – Learning through Civic Engagement for use in teaching STEM subjects. Service learning combines the learning of a topic with social engagement by students. Since the beginning of Read More...
News | Education | 10. March 2016
Put to the test: What makes a good language development method?
Demand for early childhood language development is huge and has sparked all sorts of approaches, projects and opinions. But something has been missing: a scientific review of the effectiveness of language-learning programs. To fill this gap, Siemens Stiftung helped the ZNL TransferCenter for Neurosciences and Learning at the University of Ulm conduct a study that Read More...
News | Education | 1. March 2016
Siemens Stiftung presents award for open educational resources (OER) in STEM subjects at the 2016 OER Festival in Berlin
For the first time, awards were presented for outstanding concepts for free teaching and learning materials in German-speaking countries at the 2016 OER Festival #OERde16. As a partner to the festival, Siemens Stiftung sponsored the seventh out of the total of nine categories: “OER for STEM – teaching materials for STEM subjects in schools.” The Read More...
News | Education | 29. February 2016
ZukunftsLab #digitaleBildung: “Start listening to us properly at last!”
How do young people learn in the digital era? And what is important to them as part of digital education? Siemens Stiftung, Körber-Stiftung and the foundation “Little Scientists’ House” asked those very questions on behalf of the National STEM Forum. More than 50 youngsters from all over Germany responded at the youth conference “ZukunftsLab #digitaleBildung.” Read More...
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