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Erich Walter Heine State School
Erich Walter Heine State School


thyssenkrupp CSA believes education to be an essential element in social development and prosperity.

Our aim is to provide opportunities and continuously improve the quality of education. Through a variety of projects, we facilitate access to training, provide maintenance and improvement to educational infrastructure, and invest in the cultural development of children, young people and adults. The CSA Community Factory – Education, serves a total of over one thousand inhabitants from Santa Cruz and the surrounding region.

The education projects were designed to take account of all the educational line, serving from basic education to professionalizing education. With over 1,000 children and young people benefited, the program offers tutoring classes for elementary school; sponsors Educarte, school reinforcement project through art; supports the Erich Walter Heine Public High School; and promotes preparatory course for college exams and EJA - Education for Youth and Adults. The company was also responsible for the construction of Senai (tecnhical school), Itaguaí and the Erich Walter Heine High School.

We believe that investing in education is a long-term return and nothing stronger than education projects for the social development of the region.

Erich Walter Heine State School

Modern and sustainable education

Erich Walter Heine State School, in Santa Cruz, is not just a full-time secondary school. It offers sustainability as a concept and applies it to different disciplines and in the everyday lives of the students. With a recycling centre, a green roof, and efficient use of water and energy, the school is an excellent example of sustainable construction. With 600 places for secondary education combined with administration, the school forms part of the state government’s Dual School Programme and was built by thyssenkrupp CSA. In 2013, the school received LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), granted by the international entity, the Green Building Council. thyssenkrupp CSA is also responsible for maintaining the school’s infrastructure, in addition to supporting social, environmental and cultural projects developed by students and teachers.

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