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Meet Giovana, a STEM Brasil student

“STEM Brasil provides us the opportunity to perceive learning differently” Giovana Pontes is a student at a STEM Brasil participating School in São Paulo, Brazil. Among other reasons, Giovana likes STEM Brasil because she believes that the hands-on program establishes a direct connection with reality – unlike other methods that, according to her, don’t connect directly…
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18 de February de 2019 0

Educando participates in the STEM TechCamp in São Paulo

On Wednesday, February 13, Marcos Paim, Director of Educando’s program STEM Brasil, participated in a panel on STEM actions in public education during the STEM TechCamp Brazil event in São Paulo. Paim was the only representative of an NGO, presenting STEM Brasil, alongside Allan de Almeida Giangrossi (Qualcomm Marketing Director), Juliana Nobre (IBM Corporate Citizenship…
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14 de February de 2019 0

Educando at International Congress on Science, Technology and Competencies Training

On October 25-27, Educando participated in the VIII International Congress on Science, Technology and Competencies Training (CIFCOM), with took place in Cancun, Mexico.  Three consecutive days brought together academic professionals, students, researchers and civil society organizations to address issues on the training and management of human talent in science and technology fields for greater social…
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9 de November de 2018 0

STEM Brasil participates in the Eco-Marathon in Rio de Janeiro

Shell Eco-marathon Brazil returned to Rio de Janeiro for the second consecutive year, bringing together teams from all over the country in the ultimate energy efficiency competition. Since 1985, Shell Eco-marathon has challenged student teams around the world to design, build and drive the most energy-efficient cars. On its third successful edition in Brazil, the…
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25 de October de 2018 1

Educando joins the “Alliance for the Promotion of STEM”

STEM Mexico, Educando’s program that offers top-quality training and support to Natural Science and Math high school and middle school teachers, became part of the “Alliance for the Promotion of STEM”, along with prestigious institutions and organizations that are also promoting the education in Mexico focusing on Workplace 21st century skills. This initiative led by Movimiento STEM A.C.,…
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11 de October de 2018 0

35 new LISTO leaders graduated in Puebla

In September, 35 new LISTO leaders have graduated in Huauchinango, Puebla. These public school principals and supervisors just completed the LISTO Program, which was filled with many satisfactory learning experiences. At the end of the last training session, Barbara Brown, who worked alongside Monica Duran as the coaches of this group, reminded the participants of…
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10 de October de 2018 0

40 new teachers joined the IAPE network

On October 2, 40 English teachers from several Mexican states have completed the 100 hour residential component of IAPE Inspiring English Teachers I. In addition to the 42 teachers who participated in the beginning of September, 82 new teachers have been incorporated into the IAPE network of educators. During this residential component, all the teachers…
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10 de October de 2018 0

Educando and HStern host a 15th Anniversary cocktail celebration

On October 1st, longtime partners HStern and Educando hosted an event at the HStern Boutique on 5th Avenue in New York City to celebrate Educando’s 15th Anniversary and our impact on education in Mexico and Brazil. Educando’s longstanding board members Kathy Shea Westra, Steve Shindler, and Tara Kenney shared their personal reflections on the impact of Educando’s work in…
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3 de October de 2018 0

Educando launches STEM Brasil in a new state: Ceará

Educando will launch STEM Brasil in a new Brazilian state: Ceará, located in the Northeast of the country. With this new addition, the program will reach 17 states in Brazil. Sponsored by the American company SC Johnson, STEM Brasil will be implemented in seven new public schools in the state, all within the region of…
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24 de September de 2018 1

Voice of the Board: Kathy Shea Westra

Meet Educando Board Member Kathy Shea Westra Ms. Kathy Shea Westra has tirelessly served Educando since 2004. After three years serving on the Advisory Council, Kathy joined the Board of Directors where she continues to help guide and advance the Educando mission. Kathy heads the Audit Committee and is part of the Executive Committee as well.  Kathy…
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24 de September de 2018 1
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