If people and communities are to thrive, education and job training are of critical importance. A workforce armed with the skills needed to succeed in the jobs of tomorrow is important not only to the success of our business, but also to a country’s ability to compete in the global marketplace. We focus on improving instruction in the key subjects of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and on helping provide the career and technical training that can lead directly to well-paying jobs.
Working with our partners, we take a comprehensive approach to investments in education by getting students excited about STEM and encouraging them to pursue STEM courses and, ultimately, STEM careers. We support educational standards and proven curricula that promote project- and problem-based learning. We also support teacher training, provide classroom resources, fund outside-of-school activities, and form partnerships with universities designed to strengthen faculty, curricula and student development. In addition to helping the communities where we operate, these investments help us. Tomorrow’s Chevron engineers are today’s schoolchildren.
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in 2018 more than
was invested in education worldwide
U.S. students have access to project-based engineering curriculum through our partnership with Project Lead The Way
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universities, colleges and associations receive support through Chevron’s University Partnerships and Association Relations group to strengthen faculty, curricula and student development
has been invested in education partnerships and programs worldwide
Chevron Australia supports programs and initiatives that harness the creativity of children by engaging them in science, technology, art and innovation. Since 2006, Chevron Australia and Scitech, an Australian nonprofit organization, have delivered an innovative science education program that inspires students to consider and pursue careers in the oil and gas industry. Read more about the partnership at https://australia.chevron.com/community/creating-prosperity
In the second semester of 2018, Chevron Brazil launched the project Transforming the Present and Building for the Future in São João da Barra municipality, the location of our company’s shore base. In partnership with Instituto Aliança, the project is initially focused on ninth-grade students in public education with the short-term/mid-term goal to reduce the student dropout rates and improve school performance indices.
In Indonesia, Chevron built and sponsors two polytechnic schools. Riau Caltex Polytechnic was built in 2001, and Politeknik Aceh was built with our partners in the long-term recovery effort following the 2004 tsunami.
In 2004, Chevron, Mississippi State University and leaders in early childhood development and education founded Excel by 5, an early childhood education initiative that helps children be happy, healthy and ready to learn at age 5. Chevron’s continued participation and financial support has aided 43 Mississippi communities to become “candidate” or “certified” in Excel by 5. By encouraging best practices in early learning and child development, Excel by 5 benefits the children of Mississippi families today and sets the stage for a bright tomorrow.
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