Classes of Círculo have started

Published in March 27, 2015

The classes of O Círculo da Matemática do Brasil in 2015 have already begun. This year, new cities participate in the project: Manaus-AM, Marabá-PA and Novo Hamburgo-RS. Besides them, also participate in the project the municipalities of Aracaju-SE, Belém-PA, Brasília-DF, Duque de Caxias-RJ, Fortaleza-CE, Porto Alegre-RS, Porto Velho-RO, Rio de Janeiro-RJ and São Paulo-SP. Through O Círculo da Matemática do Brasil, The Math Circle approach is taken to small groups of children in the 2nd to 4th years of Primary School […]

IT-OBMEP Scholarships registration

Published in January 9, 2015

In 2015, Instituto TIM will support the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) through the Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships. The initiative, which aims to give financial aid to talented young people to attend college, will benefit 50 students who will enter Higher Education in 2015 and another 50 in 2016. Each selected student will receive a monthly stipend of R$ 1,200.00 for 12 months, renewable annually up to a maximum of 48 months. Registration to participate in the selection process is open at […]

TIM Faz Ciência in the SNCT 2014

Published in October 17, 2014

Approximately 150 students and teachers from Brasília had the chance to get to know TIM Faz Ciência during the 11th edition of the National Week of Science and Technology (SNCT), an event organized by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI), which mobilizes governments, entities and organizations across the country to promote science. The activity was held on October 16th, the third day of SNCT 2014, from 2:15pm to 3:30pm at the main auditorium of the exhibition pavilion of […]

Students showcase TIM Faz Ciência

Published in October 10, 2014

On September 26th the TIM Faz Ciência Interactive Metting was held in São Luiz Gonzaga-RS, in which teachers and students showed the school community the work developed in the classroom through the program. About 1,000 people visited the event, which was attended by the mayor of São Luiz Gonzaga, Junaro Figueiredo, and was an initiative of the Municipal Department of Education, Culture and Sport. The meeting was held in a fair format and each school organized its own space with […]

Medallists will receive scholarships

Published in September 19, 2014

The partnership between Instituto TIM and the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) will continue in 2015 with a new form of investment: scholarships for medal-winning students. The announcement was made by OBMEP’s general coordinator, Claudio Landim, at the public event “What if children liked Math,” held at the National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), in Rio de Janeiro-RJ, on September 12th. The support from Instituto TIM will be directed to OBMEP medal-winning students who will join Higher Education […]

Impact of O Círculo da Matemática do Brasil

Published in July 11, 2014

The impact assessment of O Círculo da Matemática do Brasil showed that in only three months, the mathematical skills of the students had a growth rate of 5.7%. The analysis was based on the project’s activities – which began in the 4th quarter of 2013 involving 60 schools in seven Brazilian cities – and performed by means of a mathematical skills index, developed under the guidance of Bob and Ellen Kaplan, professors of The Math Circle at Harvard University and creators of […]

Instituto TIM supports OBMEP 2014

Published in June 13, 2014

Throughout 2014, over 18 million students took part in the 10th OBMEP (Brazilian Public School Math Olympics) – an initiative held annually by IMPA (National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics) and the Ministries of Education and Science, Technology and Innovation aiming to find new talents and encourage the study of Math in public schools in Brazil. The OBMEP is supported by Instituto TIM and has two phases: in the first one a multiple choice test is applied, and in […]

Technology and Engineering Teaching

Published in April 25, 2014

The RH-TI (Strategic Induction Program for Training of Human Resources in Information Technology) contributes to High School and Technical Education students joining courses related to that area in public universities in the state of Amazonas. It is an initiative from the Amazonas State Research Support Foundation (FAPEAM) and the state government and has the support of Instituto TIM, which makes laboratories available for 40 students to have practical classes every morning on important subjects for those who want to work […]

More students at Ciência vai à Escola

Published in April 17, 2014

As a result of the partnership between Instituto TIM and the Museum of Natural Sciences of the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), an even larger number of public schools in Paraná will be able to take part in the Ciência vai à Escola (Science goes to School) program – which, since 1997, has shown children and young people from 8 to 17 years old different forms of science. The program is an initiative by the Museum in partnership with the […]