How is enthusiasm for sustainability reflected in the holiday courses? How can current scientific trends be implemented in an understandable way? And how do art and design find their way into STEM education? In the zdi holiday summer 2022 series, we would like to go into more detail.
During lively discussions and lectures, the zdi community exchanged ideas about new trends: Which current research trends are particularly relevant for the STEM networks?
What can Europe learn from NRW? Quite a lot in the development of sustainable structures for STEM education. That is why Europe-wide networking and learning from and with each other is so important, made clear Klaus Kaiser, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Ministry of Culture and Science, at the annual meeting of the European project "EU-STEM Coalition" in Kamp-Lintfort.
In order to finance projects, many zdi networks and zdi student laboratories use public funding. Several programs will start in autumn 2021 that may be of interest to the zdi community.
Numerous zdi actors took part in this year's Körber Dialog MINT regions. In eight different workshops, MINT auctioneers from g
How important is zdi for Europe? And how can the European Union support STEM initiatives? This was discussed by high-ranking political representatives.
Sarah-Lena Debus was very excited at the time. As coordinator of the zdi center BeST Bergisches Schul-Technikum, she gave her first interview for a television station in 2012. Dealing with the public media was still unfamiliar to her. But she was well prepared. Because she had attended a communication seminar at the zdi Academy. Here, players in the zdi community receive special know-how for coordinating a zdi network or zdi student laboratory. The academy also offers space for exchanging experiences and networking. By the time the zdi Academy officially started in 2013, several media seminars had already been organized by the zdi state office for the zdi coordinators. “In October 2011 I took part in camera and interview training for zdi centers at the zdi Academy. This was my first training course at the zdi Academy,” Sarah-Lena Debus remembers. “I thought they were particularly great, of course everything was still new and exciting back then. Many coordinators and employees from various zdi centers came together for exchange and training. I have ... myself…
Networker, zdi coordinator and zdi guru Raphaela Meißner gives tips on how to have more fun with MINT networking.
Together with OstWestfalenLippe GmbH, the University of Paderborn has developed course modules on Industry 4.0.
In 2011, zdi introduced the "Good Practice" at. The aim is for zdi coordinators to learn from each other and to further improve their offer together. We would like to present two examples of good practice here.