Diversity is our strength
The educational concept of Kaethe-Kollwitz-Schule, Marburg
Our school has been named after the German artist Kaethe Kollwitz whose liberal and democratic values and critical spirit of social responsibility are the guiding principals of our work.
Faculty and students as well as parents and external educational partners are expected to contribute to and help to shape our school life.
It is our mission to continuously improve and develop the quality of our educational work. Kaethe-Kollwitz-Schule is dedicated to prepare its students for their professional careers and an active role in their communities so that they will be able to contribute to a free and fair society based on the spirit of solidarity. The school supports teenagers and young adults in every possible way to ensure that they can make the best use of their educational opportunities.
Kaethe-Kollwitz-Schule offers courses of study in the following professional fields:
- Health and Nutrition
- Social Care
- Hospitality, Catering and Tourism
Furthermore the school is particularly dedicated to enhance
- crosscultural awareness and skills
- the integration and support of disabled people
- ecological responsibility,
- the spirit of hospitality
- the health and fitness of its members
Therefore, the school’s vision statement names the following overall goals for our work:
Kaethe-Kollwitz-Schule is committed to
- providing high-quality education in the spirit of social responsibility
- continuously improving its quality of education and teaching
- supporting and integrating disadvantaged and disabled teenagers and young adults
- expanding the work with external partners
- further developing the European and international partnerships and crosscultural studies
- strengthening the students’ personalities and providing counsel and support in critical situations or in case of addiction problems
- contributing to the protection of our environment and establishing ecological awareness and responsibility
- enhancing all school members’ satisfaction with their school work and contributing to their health and well-being in general.