Henkel has shared that through its international education initiative, the “Forscherwelt” initiative, 13 Forscherwelt trainers and Henkel colleagues from the UAE and select Forscherwelt initiatives around the world recently gathered at Henkel’s Global headquarters in Düsseldorf.
Under the guidance of Dr. Ute Krupp, Global Head Forscherwelt, the “Train the Trainer” workshop welcomed participants from the UAE, India, North America, China, Ukraine, Poland, and Italy.
The three-day gathering explored new experiments and shared best practices with other Forscherwelt sites around the world, it was shared.
There, trainers assumed the role of students, refining teaching methodologies and engaging in discussions and hands-on activities.
Three trainers from Children’s City in Dubai participated to exchange knowledge and equip themselves with cutting-edge modules for the state-of-the-art Forscherwelt training facility located in Dubai Creek Park, Childrens’ City.
Amina Ali Mohammad AlTawash, Fatma Ahmad Abdulla Khamis AlMheiri and Suad Mohamed Abdulrahman Ali AlBalooshi were among the trainers from Childrens’ City who took part in the training in Düsseldorf, on behalf of the Forscherwelt facility in Dubai.
Commenting on the meeting, Azmi Shams, Head of Corporate Communications GCC at Henkel, said: “Collaborating on our global Forscherwelt initiatives is a vital extension of our work to instill a passion for science in children and shape environmentally-conscious and responsible future leaders. I am grateful to the international delegations that joined the workshop and who share in our commitment to implementing these essential educational programs. Through Forscherwelt, we are united in our efforts to provide children with the building blocks to bring their ideas to life through experimentation and scientific literacy.”
Dr. Ute Krupp said: “This workshop demonstrated that, amidst diversity, we share one common goal: empowering children with a robust STEM education. Especially in these times, it is nice to see that we here at Henkel are collectively creating such positive momentum worldwide.”
Suad Mohamed Abdulrahman Ali AlBalooshi, Trainer at Dubai Municipality’s Children’s City, commented: “Henkel’s Forscherwelt continues to inspire children in the UAE and globally to learn about STEM in a fun and engaging way that inspires the next generation to take up science-based subjects and, in some cases, careers. In our experience, STEM education nurtures critical thinking and analytical abilities essential for navigating an increasingly complex and technology-driven world. It is an honour to be part of an initiative that fosters intellectual curiosity in thousands of children across the world.”