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STEM Mexico: Kick-off with a three-day workshop at interactive museum

After a successful STEM program in Brazil, Worldfund launched the first steps to bring STEM to Mexico: a three-day workshop at Papalote Museo del Niño, one of the best children’s museums in Latin America, on November 21-23. STEM is an educational tendency around the world and it is vital to generate inclusive economic growth, to…
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Reference in the training of high school teachers, STEM Brasil reaches Elementary School

Present in public high schools of 15 brazilian states, pilot program created by the north american NGO Worldfund begins today in Pernambuco Created by the american non-profit organization Worldfund, STEM Brasil is a teacher training program in the areas of Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and Mathematics with a focus on public high schools throughout…
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Worldfund and H.Stern come together for a celebratory benefit in New York City

Pictured (left to right): Kirsten Evans, Kathy Shea Westra, and Jelle Westra. Longtime partners Worldfund and H.Stern held an event last week at the H.Stern Boutique in New York City celebrating Worldfund’s impact in education in Latin America. Over fifty supporters attended, including Worldfund’s new Chief Operating Officer, Kirsten Evans. Kathy Shea Westra, one of…
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Worldfund and Google: a partnership to train leaders of LISTO program

A new step in a great partnership: this week the staff from Worldfund’s LISTO program started training at Google Mexico for certification in Google Suite for Education. This training will go on for six weeks and will focus on digital solutions and platforms of content distribution. “Technology has brought a lot of positive changes related…
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Our hearts and minds are in Mexico: staff, educators, students

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico last Tuesday, in the anniversary of another devastating quake, in 1985. The epicenter was about 93 miles southeast of Mexico City, in the populous state of Puebla. The extent of the damage and people’s injuries are growing each day. More than 250 people have been reported dead so far.…
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STEM Brasil ends phase 1 in Rio: Phase 2 is on its way

Congratulations to the partners of STEM Brasil in Rio de Janeiro! In August 17th, in an event held by the Secretaria de Educacao (Seduc-RJ), teachers and students got together to share experiences and to celebrate the positive feedback at the end of the program’s first phase, in 27 schools. The new program has started in…
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IAPE Trainers Corps 2017 program has begun

After a two-day intensive orientation class in Mexico City, English teachers from Mexico went to Dartmouth College, where they were housed in residence halls at Dartmouth College. Participants were introduced to dynamic language teaching techniques pioneered by world-renown language professor John A. Rassias, the creator of Rassias Method. The program The IAPE English Trainers Corps…
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Worldfund Award Dinner celebrates results of 2017

Over the last 15 years, Worldfund has become an influential international network of committed global citizens who believe in the power of education. On June 8th we were proud to share our accomplishments at the 2017 Education Leadership Award Dinner: 8,000 educators and nearly 4.4 million students impacted by our three programs: IAPE, LISTO and…
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Partners from Maitri Trust visit LISTO schools in Mexico

The LISTO team at Tehuacán, Puebla, was honored with the visit from Jo Davies and Luke Aspinall, our friends and partners from the Maitri Trust. The three-day agenda in Mexico included program and staff meetings, indidividual meetings with board members and also a visit to a LISTO training. Jo Davies began working with Maitri in 2009…
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STEM Brasil Director speaks at independent games festival

Marcos Paim, STEM Brasil‘s Director and Worldfund’s Head of Technology, was a guest speaker at BIG Festival – International Developers Conference & Games Exhibition on July 1st in São Paulo, Brazil. BIG is the largest independent games festival in Latin America. Marcos Paim was part of the panel ‘BIG Impact: Building the Play – Learning Maker’. Among all the…
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