Success on the primary strive: the German College 2019 was awarded to the Gebrüder Grimm College in Hamm. Alexander Lorz (CDU), president of the Convention of Ministers of Training, offered Wednesday the prize of 100,00zero euros at a ceremony in Berlin.
The elementary faculty in Hamm, which has a little bit beneath 230 kids, was convincing by its "pronounced reward tradition", current all through the college's life, in line with the jury. Subsequently, throughout month-to-month faculty conferences, particular achievements and scholar engagement in "Lobbriefen" are appreciated. With "praise playing cards", kids may write motivational messages for one another.
In keeping with the jury, the programs on the elementary faculty of North Rhine-Westphalia are characterised by a specific idea: the college yr is split into a number of sections, in order that kids be taught alternately in tasks of a number of years, particular person courses and at school. They're assisted by 5 faculty assistants and a college canine: Merlin.
Different belongings: the "worldwide backyard", which is occupied not solely by pupils and oldsters, but in addition by neighbors. A each day morning dance from 7:45 am within the auditorium. A barbecue space for household events, an area with guinea pigs, rabbits and chickens. Every sq. meter is utilized in a multifunctional approach.
The varsity is situated within the socially weak district of Bockum-Hövel, characterised by unemployment and low incomes. She had utilized for the primary time this yr for the worth of the college. The crew of academics had written within the app that it was "a fantastic probability" to be a "poor" faculty. "What has made us progress when it comes to high quality improvement are actual challenges and desires."
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The jury additionally sees it as follows: "The Brothers Grimm College has made the emergency the engine of their improvement," mentioned jury spokesman Michael Schratz. As a reference faculty with few sources, they've created a superb setting for studying. She is a mannequin for revolutionary faculty improvement.
5 different faculties acquired a prize of 25,00zero euros on the awards ceremony:
- the Alemannenschule Wutöschingen (Baden-Württemberg)
- the GGS Kettelerschule in Bonn (NRW)
- Schiller College in Bochum (NRW)
- College of Moritz voters in Moritzburg (Saxony)
- the German Mariscal Brown College in La Paz (Bolivia).
The 9 finalists every obtain 5,00zero euros. As well as, chosen faculties might take part in improvement program seminars over the following two years. Finalists and winners can be chosen by a jury of scientists and college representatives. They rank faculties when it comes to efficiency, range, high quality of training, duty, faculty life and college as a studying establishment.
The German College Prize has been awarded since 2006 by the Robert Bosch Basis and the Heidehof Basis. Since then, about 2,00zero faculties have utilized for the celebrated award.