PASCH – the first ten years
The “Schools: Partners for the Future” (PASCH) initiative is kindling enthusiasm for German language and culture, and has networked 600,000 school students the world over.
Umweltschutz in der Mongolei, Musikunterricht in Kamerun, Unterstützung für indigene Völker in Peru – in Berlin wurden sechs Alumni-Projekte der PASCH-Initiative ausgezeichnet.
The German initiative “Schools: Partners for the Future” supports schoolchildren around the world and helps them become acquainted with German language and culture.
There are German schools in 71 different countries. They do exemplary educational work. As can be seen from the highly endowed awards now bestowed on 11 German international schools.
German is still one of the most important European languages. For the 14-year-old Elisa Lena from Brussels, German is one of four languages that she speaks and uses quite naturally on a daily basis.
Discussing books critically, and in German, a foreign language, to boot. What motivates the young people taking part in the “Lesefüchse” (reading foxes) competition?
The German language is more popular in Israel than ever before. The number of people learning German continues to grow. The first five schools in Israel are now offering German as an elective subject.