A metallic click, then the gate to the yard of the master roofer Meusch in Bergheim opens. What at first glance looks like a normal semi-detached house in the city of 60.000 is home to a traditional business that has been family-owned for four generations and is now managed by a woman: Marion Meissner.
There is a shortage of teachers who teach STEM subjects. The MiLeNa project is tackling this problem and wants to get students excited about the teaching profession.
The in-depth career and study orientation in the STEM field has been an integral part of zdi networks and zdi student laboratories for years.
In the zdi-Handwerk project in the Emscher-Lippe region, transportable practice stations that can be borrowed free of charge are to be created for schools. These are intended to provide insight into the various trades in the trades.
With the question of how companies can attract girls and young women to MINT professions, Dr. Inga Zeisberg from the zdi center in Münster. What prejudices still exist and how can you counteract them?
In 2017, eight girls with a migration background were able to try out five apprenticeships at Kaldewei.
The MILeNa project (MINT teacher promotion for young talent) at RWTH Aachen wants to get more young people interested in a career as a MINT teacher. The project presented itself at the zdi Barcamp.