Contest: “Meet a scientist”
An initiative aimed at youngsters aged between 10 and 13, in which the selected school groups have the chance to personally talk with and interview a leading scientist or expert from the country. Find out more here.
Magnet Partnership Programme of the Jaume Bofill Foundation
Since 2019, we have been collaborating with the Escola Font Rosella school run by the Regional Government of Catalonia in Sabadell (Barcelona) as part of the Magnet Partnerships educational innovation programme. Under the partnership with the Escuela Font Rosella, the Naturgy Foundation is committed to conveying its knowledge on training and sharing technology in the field of energy with the school faculty in order to improve the quality and unique nature of this educational project. Magnet is a benchmark programme in the field of educational innovation promoted by the Jaume Bofill Foundation in partnership with the Education Department of the Regional Government of Catalonia, the Education Science Institute of UAB and Barcelona Provincial Council.
Region of Madrid 4th-year Compulsory Secondary Education and Business Programme
We have been taking part in the Region of Madrid 4th-year Compulsory Secondary Education and Business Programme since 2017. This initiative by the Directorate-General of Pre-school, Primary and Secondary Education is run in partnership with the five regional directorates in order to bring the education system and employment market closer together through educational internships at companies and institutions, in this case the Naturgy Group, so that students are better prepared to make decisions about their academic and professional future.
Professional Career Project (ProVP)
This programme — developed by Barcelona Activa, the Barcelona Education Consortium, the BCN Vocational and Education Training Foundation, FemCat and the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona — aims to be the main instrument for guiding and educating secondary school and sixth-form students in Barcelona about work. The participants in this programme attend a day of classes at the Naturgy group headquarters in Barcelona in order to encourage technology-related careers and to offer information about the various profiles of employees at the power company.
Mentoring #EfigyGirls at the First Lego League in Spain
The Naturgy Foundation has been giving its support since 2019 to the GIRLS FIRST initiative launched by the Scientia Foundation, the organiser of the FIRST LEGO League in Spain. This international programme promotes science and technology among young children to encourage an early vocation for STEM disciplines.
This school programme promotes the participation of teams consisting exclusively of girls aged 10 to 16. Calling themselves #EfigyGirls, eight teams of girls have been receiving support from the Naturgy Foundation, as their main collaborator and mentor, with the aim of developing projects relating to innovation in the field of energy and the theme of the challenge. We have been providing these #EfigyGirls with the material required for participating in tournaments and with training and advice from the company’s professional experts for carrying out competing projects.
Our teams come from the following schools: the Institut Juan Manuel Zafra (Barcelona); the IES Ull del Vent de La Bisbal del Penedès (Tarragona); the Institut Manuel Vázquez Montalbán de Sant Adrià de Besós (Barcelona); the IES Rego de Trabe de Culleredo (A Coruña); the Colegio Las Acacias-Montecastelo de Vigo (Pontevedra); the Senara and María Inmaculada (Madrid) and the IES San Vicente de San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante).