Federal Minister Stark-Watzinger Assumes Patronage for the Mathematical Advent Calendars

Photo credits: © Bundesregierung – Guido Bergmann.

The Federal Minister of Education and Research, Bettina Stark-Watzinger, is the new patron of the MATH+ Advent Calendar and Mathe im Advent. Stark-Watzinger wishes “the formats again much success and many curious participants this year.”*

The federal minister goes on to write, “I am pleased that ‘Mathe im Advent’ and the MATH+ Advent Calendar have become popular offerings in the promotion of STEM skills, motivating and challenging many young people to engage with mathematics each year. I really like the idea of accompanying participants from elementary school to high school graduation.”*

*Note: This is a rough translation of Stark-Watzinger’s statement. The original (German) statement can be found in the German version of this post.