STEM includes natural sciences, technology, engineering and maths (in German: „MINT“). STEM professions, either by vocational training or studying, offer well-paid jobs and high social standing. STEM skills provide a secure future to your children.
STEM professions are holding interesting future prospects for your children: There are great enginieers and inventors in all cultures.
You can do a lot to get your child excited about the variety of STEM, even if you are not working in a STEM area yourself. There are many ways to support your child.Encourage your children – the girls in particular – to engage in mathematics, computer science, natural sciences and technology.
Vocational training in crafts or industrial production is promising and future-proof, meeting the constant demand for skilled workers in the technical field. The training allowance paid by the companies is an additional benefit. Regional companies are listed on the CheckIn-Berufswelt website, for ex.
Students in the 9th/10th grade in secondary schools can find information on planet-beruf.de.
Students in the upper grades 12./13. class can find out more on the website abi.de.
If you want to study, the federal BaFöG provides financial support: www.bafoeg-digital.de/ams/BAFOEG.
Further options are dual or even trial study programmes. The Study Advidory Service of the Hochschule Niederrhein offers the information.
Vocational training or studying – what are the furture prospects? A professional crafts job in the technical domain provides very good carrer opprtunities and salary levels: If you enjoy facing technical challenges, you will get a variety of exciting tasks.
Also good to know: CertifiedCrafts Master with professional practice have immediate access to study, even without high school degree.
Is your child looking for further challenges? You will find a wide range of workshops on the Cooperations Platform MINT Community NRW.
All these courses are for free. Talk about it within your family.
Also many multilingual Youtube-Clips represent a wide range of MINT-topics to watch together. You will support your child by discovering your environment.