TFC: lecture at seminar in SBC

Published in September 22, 2016

The first day of the seminar Territórios de Aprendizagem (Learning Territories), promoted by the Municipal Department of Education of São Bernardo do Campo (SP), had a lecture from the program TIM Faz Ciência. Professor José Sérgio Carvalho, lecturer in Philosophy of Education at the University of São Paulo (USP) and one of TFC’s trainers, delivered a speech for about 1.500 teachers, coordinators and principals of municipal schools about the theme “The authority’s position in pedagogical relations”. The event took place […]

Get to know the ZUP installations

Published in September 14, 2016

The ZUP – Zeladoria Urbana Participativa (Participatory Urban Governance) platform was developed by Instituto TIM to contribute with the municipal management of urban governance services. Both the staff from departments and public bodies and the citizens can count on an efficient and easy to use tool to register demands such as waste collection, sweeping, pothole repair, pruning trees, among others. The information are registered at a single system and serve as subsidy to improve the monitoring and execution of the […]

ZUP: faster service with VcSBC

Published in August 17, 2016

The process of requesting urban governance services in São Bernardo do Campo (SP) became more dynamic and agile after the implementation of VcSBC, ZUP installation in the city. From the app launch, on June 15th, 2015, to the month of July this year, there have been made more than 28.000 requests of 114 service categories – the most requested are potholes repairs, pruning branches in public areas and conduct preliminary analysis for street vendor license. Considering the period from December […]

UNICEF: pilot starts in São Bernardo

Published in June 29, 2016

São Bernardo do Campo (SP) is the first city to implement the active search system Fora da Escola Não Pode!, a technological solution developed by Instituto TIM in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The initiative contributes to municipalities so they can accomplish the identification, mapping and resolution of school exclusion cases and it’s part of the global campaign Fora da Escola Não Pode! (Out-of-School Children Initiative), led by UNICEF. In São Bernardo do Campo, the pilot is […]

VcSBC: 18 thousand users in a year

Published in June 20, 2016

One year after launch, VcSBC, the app for phones and tablets that works as an online urban caretaking service from São Bernardo City Government, consolidates not only as a tool to request public services, but also as a way for the residents to help to take care of the city. Currently, there are 18.000 registered users and 114 categories of available services. During this period, by June 6th, 25.843 requests were made by users. VcSBC is the result of a […]

VcSBC is awarded in Washington

Published in April 20, 2016

On April 19th, it was carried out an awarding ceremony of the contest Governarte 2015: Eduardo Campos Award, in which the app VcSBC, from São Bernardo do Campo (SP), was one of the winners. Representatives from the five awarded initiatives were in Washington, D.C., in the United States, to be part of the event promoted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The contest awarded the best and most innovative practices of public management in municipal governments from Latin America and […]

VcSBC wins Governarte Awards 2015

Published in January 13, 2016

The app VcSBC, from São Bernardo do Campo (SP), was one of the five award-winning initiatives at the contest Governarte 2015: Prêmio Eduardo Campos, held by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). The app is a deploy of the ZUP platform, developed by Instituto TIM, and competed against 94 initiatives from cities in Latin America and the Caribbean. In its third year, the Governarte contest rewarded the best and most innovative public management practices by local city administrations. VcSBC won the […]

IT and UNICEF launch a partnership

Published in June 22, 2015

On June 18th, Instituto TIM and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) officially launched their partnership for the global mobilization Fora da Escola Não Pode!. The announcement was made during the 15th National Forum of Municipal Education Directors, held by the National Union of Municipal Directors of Education (Undime) between June 16th and 19th in the city of Mata de São João-BA. Undime and the National Collegiate of Municipal Managers for Social Assistance (CONGEMAS) are also partners in this initiative. The purpose is to […]

VcSBC app is launched in public event

Published in June 17, 2015

The VcSBC app and the ZUP plataform in São Bernardo do Campo-SP were officially launched on Monday morning, 15th, at a ceremony at the Noble Room of the City Hall. About 100 people were present, among public administrators, media professionals and organized society. The mayor of São Bernardo, Luiz Marinho, stated that the app is another step in the modernization process of city management. “It is a challenge, a boldness, a courage to give the people the power to demand […]

TFC is an official project in 6 cities

Published in February 27, 2015

Six municipal departments of Education (SMEs) have decided to adopt TIM Faz Ciência as an official project for their education networks. In the cities of Florianópolis-SC, Porto Alegre-RS, São Bernardo do Campo-SP, Santo André-SP, Teresópolis-RJ and Itapevi-SP, the program will contribute to the curriculum of municipal schools in 2015. Last year teachers participated in the project on a voluntary basis. “We had very positive results. That’s why this year we have enrolled all 4th and 5th grade teachers that did […]