BHP Foundation News

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  • Education for the future is not a future problem

    Thu, February 1, 2024

    Chile program

    Access for today’s students to learn the skills for 21st century jobs will be critical to change the current trajectory of young people in Latin America going into low-skill, low-wage jobs.

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  • Fundación Reimagina and BHP Foundation have created an alliance to support innovation in education with a US$3 million competitive fund

    Wed, January 3, 2024

    Chile program

    Collective Effect (Efecto Colectivo) has been formed with the aim of promoting innovation in education and of teaching the essential skills that children and young people in Chile’s public education system need to face the 21st century’s job market.

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  • Sustainable development for 16 fishing communities along Chile’s coast

    Mon, August 28, 2023

    Chile program

    The livelihoods of more than 140,000 fisherfolk along Chile’s 4,000 miles (~6,000km) coast are dependent upon sustainable fisheries and face an increasing challenge in reconciling conservation with the ability to generate a sustainable livelihood.

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  • 3 Projects empowering women through education

    Wed, March 8, 2023

    Chile program

    Three evidence-based projects in Chile are helping to close the gender gap with universal, high-quality education and digital training.

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  • Public school teachers in Chile receive computer science training

    Mon, January 30, 2023

    Chile program

    More than 130 teachers at public schools across Chile have graduated from a training program designed to boost computer science proficiency in the classroom. With less than 1 per cent of public school students in Chile achieving advanced levels of digital proficiency, Fundación Kodea and BHP Foundation developed a project, IdeoDigital, to train and empower teachers to introduce computer science classes.

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  • Monitoring pandemic impacts on education in Chile

    Wed, January 11, 2023

    Chile program

    A new Chilean-wide National Survey of Educational Monitoring is uncovering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education in Chile.

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  • Taking time to reflect on the sea

    Tue, September 6, 2022

    Chile program

    More than five thousand people enjoyed the activities of Puerto de Ideas Biobio Festival 2022, held in late August for the first time in Chile.

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  • 3500 students in Chile to access computer science education

    Fri, May 13, 2022

    Chile program

    To give children every opportunity to succeed in the 21st century, they need computer science.

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  • Nuestra Voz - Our Voice

    Fri, February 25, 2022

    Chile program

    The BHP Foundation supports two initiatives in Chile - Nuestra Voz and Enabling Social Dialogue for Conflict Resolution - encouraging social participation and dialogue to address the root causes of the 2019 social unrest.

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  • Hearing the voices of 16000 Chilean women

    Tue, March 23, 2021

    Chile program

    ‘What is the first thing you would change in Chile?’ It’s a question that’s been posed to thousands of Chilean women to identify what’s most important to them.

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