zdi-Schüler:innenlabor GeoIT takes 3rd place in ERRE.Stars

The team of the GeoIT student laboratory with State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics, Innovation, Digitization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Christoph Dammermann. ©Bernd Lauter Photo: Bernd Lauter/berndlauter.com

As part of the ERDF.Stars competition, the zdi student laboratory GeoIT was voted 35rd among 3 other ERDF projects.

Cooperation between school and university - digital education in focus

Back row (from left to right): Thorsten Kluger (Deputy Headmaster), Maik Bäumer (Head of Administration Anne Frank High School), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Petra Rolfes-Gehrmann, Prof. Dr. Peter Britz, Prof. Dr.-Ing Jens Spirgatis (Department Hamm 2, HSHL) Front row (from left to right): Marcel Damberg (Principal), Prof. Dr. Klaus Zeppenfeld (HSHL President)

The Anne-Frank-Gymnasium Werne and the Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences recently sealed their partnership with a cooperation agreement, thus strengthening the MINT profile and the digital education of the grammar school. Principal Marcel Damberg and HSHL President Professor Dr. Klaus Zeppenfeld agreed on the joint support of students, especially in the MINT subject areas. In this way, the university gives high school students the opportunity to visit the zdi student laboratory on the Hamm campus regularly. Concrete offers for study orientation, such as taster courses, guest lectures or university tours are agreed individually between the partners. With this collaboration, the Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences is entering into its 19th school partnership. "Cooperation with schools is very important to us, because we want to show the potential of MINT at an early stage and inspire students and teachers alike," says Zeppenfeld. The fact that the "M" in "MINT" - mathematics - is an integral part of all of this was made clear...