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At the end of the primary school years, most students in Germany face an important decision: the choice of which type of school to attend next. This decision often determines the type of degree they obtain and thus the further educational journey of the child. A pilot project in Mannheim supported by the Software AG Foundation offered support and...

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Where does our food come from - and where is it actually grown? GemüseAckerdemie (Vegetable Academy) believes that the answer to this question lies in active learning. The organisation enables children and young people, together with their teachers, to plant and grow their own vegetables. In doing so, all of the participants not only learn valuable...

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Finding new friends in other countries, going to school abroad for a few months of even a year - many students want to use their school years as an opportunity to experience other countries and cultures. The online portal wal-di.com offers Waldorf students the opportunity to make friends around the world and to locate host families.

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The so-called MINT subjects (math, IT, natural sciences, and technology) are, while important for society, disliked by many students and often seen as "dry." But the Emile Montessori School in the East of Munich is demonstrating that this doesn't have to be the case. Here, environmental questions expand the spectrum of inquiry, and regular...

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"It takes a village to raise a child" - this African proverb is taken literally in the Schloss Tempelhof community. Schloss Tempelhof, a self-governed commune located between Stuttgart and Nürnberg, has been working since 2011 to develop a school. In 2013, the first students began learning in the newly founded Schule für freie Entfaltung Schloss...

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