Professor speaks on Science Teaching

Published in December 20, 2013

Canadian professor of Education and Knowledge Technologies Marlene Scardamalia, from the University of Toronto, will be part of a think tank that is being prepared for TIM Faz Ciência website. She recorded a video testimonial with her vision on science education, in a series of audio-visual materials that make up the support materials for teachers participating in the project. In addition to Marlene’s, testimonials have been recorded by professor of Education and researcher from Unicamp Cesar Nunes; professor of USP […]

São Paulo cultural activities in focus

Published in November 1, 2013

In partnership with São Paulo Municipal Department of Culture, Instituto TIM is financing the production of a digital platform for mapping cultural incentives, and the management and generation of cultural indicators. The platform is in line with the goals of the National Culture Plan and the National System for Cultural Information and Indicators (SNIIC), under the Ministry of Culture. The preliminary tests will be performed in Campo Limpo, in the southern region of São Paulo-SP, where the information will be […]

6,000 interviews under way

Published in October 31, 2013

With tablets in hand, 100 young scholars from 10 pacified communities in Rio de Janeiro are in the streets to survey and get to know the reality of other young people from these same communities. The collection of 6,000 questionnaires is part of Agentes da Transformação project and is carried out in partnership with Pereira Passos Institute (IPP), part of the Rio de Janeiro City Government. According to IPP, initiatives that enable the familiarisation with the pacification process are essential […]

TIM Tec platform already in the test phase

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9 courses for technical school students (High School graduates) are in the final phases of production on the TIM Tec distance learning platform. The initiative is in line with the aims of PRONATEC (National Program for Access to Technical Education and Employment), one of the priorities of the federal government. The courses will be free and will focus on Website Development, Game Design, Publication on Mobile Devices and Programming. The pilot course, HTML5 – Introduction to the Front End, will […]