AWC: All about interview on the 2nd day of Workshop I

Published in May 14, 2018

A day to learn how to do interviews that generate quality information. This was the main objective of the 2nd day of Workshop I of Academic Working Capital 2018, held on 05/12. The students attended classes about interview techniques, elaboration of personas and user obsession, as well as solution fit. They also heard lots of feedback – action that will accompany them by the end of the program. As on the 1st day of Workshop I, 05/05, the activities of […]

Stories of entrepreneurs in TIM Tec courses

Published in April 17, 2017

The courses focused on micro-entrepreneurs, which will be launched soon on the TIM Tec platform, will cover essential topics for those who will open a small or micro-enterprise or who are becoming individual micro-entrepreneurs (MEI). In addition, students will learn the story of four small entrepreneurs, interviewed by professors Teco Medina and Alan Edelstein. The cases show what led the entrepreneurs to open their businesses, how this trajectory happened and the learning and challenges they faced along the way. One […]

Presentations close Workshop I

Published in January 19, 2017

January 18th was the last day of Workshop I of the Academic Working Capital program – at the same time, it was only the beginning of an intense work that the participants will carry out in 2017. In the first activity of the day, the groups were divided into two rooms of the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP) to present their projects, using as base the slide deck […]

AWC 2017 starts with Workshop I

Published in January 17, 2017

The Academic Working Capital program started its third edition with Workshop I, held in the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), in São Paulo (SP). The first day of the workshop, on January 16th, featured the presentation of the program and an introduction to concepts and tools that are essential to create a product and to undertake. The seven groups approved in the 1st call (there will be a […]

TFC gallery has new members

Published in August 12, 2016

The Galeria de Pensadores (Gallery of Thinkers) from TIM Faz Ciência website gained two new members this year. The page contains videos with scientists and educators testimonials about the teaching of science for children. Joining the other five specialists who had already given interviews are Marlene Scardamalia, director of the Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology (IKIT); and Carl Bereiter, professor emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and founder, together with Marlene, of IKIT – both institutions […]

Agentes reaches Rocinha community

Published in March 31, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Agentes da Transformação project reaches the largest slum in Rio de Janeiro: Rocinha. Performed by Instituto TIM in partnership with Pereira Passos Institute (IPP), the project will have three groups of young scholarship students at Rocinha so that the research can cover the entire area, which has nearly 70,000 inhabitants, according to the last Census in 2010 of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). “This is our biggest challenge, because Rocinha is not […]

Graduation of students of Agents

Published in December 21, 2015

On December 17 took place the graduation of 120 scholarship students who participated in 2015 in the Agentes da Transformação project, carried out by the Instituto TIM in partnership with Instituto Pereira Passos (IPP). About 200 people attended the event, held at the auditorium of the Rio Art Museum, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). All young people received certificates for participating in the project. Lídia Vales, chief of staff of IPP, Andrea Pulici, director of Special Projects of IPP and […]

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 […]

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 […]