Tuesday, 3 February 2015

GERMAN INTEGRATED SCHOOL

Second, critical year of young dynamic institution
Publishing and publicising as it goes

Described earlier as 'perhaps the most progressive conductive project for school-age children presently in prospect in Europe', the Private Elementary School in Oberaudorf-Inntal is now in its second school year of operation.

The school's concept is unique, being equally for children who are non-disabled and disabled. It rests upon on three pillars:
  • non-disabled and disabled children taught in the same classrooms
  • Pető-style Conductive Education
  • promotion of movement through daily sport
Here is one of the founding theses upon which these 'pillars' stand– 
We are guided by the humanistic image of man, that all men are equal and learn from each other. We distinguish neither targets nor in methods specifically between children with and without disabilities. Each child is seen as a valuable person whose skills need to be strengthened...
http://www.private-grundschule-oberaudorf-inntal.de/schule/konzept.html   
Read the school's elaborated educational concept in full (69 pages):


Awareness-aware...

The school is media-savvy:


It maintains an extensive and informative website, and an active Facebook page:


And it is politically proactive.

Verena Bentele, Federal Government Disability Officer has visited to gain a personal impression of this innovative approach to inclusion:


Earlier postings on Conductive World




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