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Mission statement

Mission Statement

Educational Goals
1) The acquisition of knowledge and skills in academic subjects, a strong general education and the ability to think independently are the focus of our teaching.
2) Students achieve a high level of achievement and a pronounced sense of responsibility. Students are given individual support wherever possible.
3) Our school assists students as they make the transition to institutes of higher learning.

Social Interaction
1) The social interaction at our school is individual, fair and respectful.
2) There are clear rules to ensure that lessons can be conducted in a constructive, harmonious and peaceful atmosphere (regulations concerning order in the classroom, attendance and school holidays).
3) Teachers and students work together to create a stimulating teaching and learning atmosphere and varying attitudes and conflicts are discussed openly.

Quality Assurance
1) Employees must adhere to written agreements.
2) The school administration must provide clear and swift information to employees, students, parents and the general public.
3) The cooperation of the teaching staff and the school administration is characterized by mutual support, openness and respect.
4) The school infrastructure is up-to-date, workable and user-friendly and proper maintenance is ensured.

Terms and Conditions
1) The administration, building maintenance and technical service teams work together to coordinate and optimize their work processes.
2) The school has a specific agenda in the hiring of teaching personnel. The personal, pedagogical, didactic and professional requirements for teachers must be directly linked to their ability to foster the school’s educational goals.
3) The curriculum is monitored and refined by the department heads on a regular basis.

Teaching and Learning
1) A wide variety of teaching methods is used for the effective acquisition of skills and knowledge.
2) The curriculum is compulsory, yet it allows for independent learning and additional learning content.
3) Students accept their share of responsibility and participate actively in the learning process.
4) The subject topics and content unite to create a meaningful whole.

Testing and Evaluation
1) The examination tasks are conceived in order to test memorization, comprehension, and the ability to transfer acquired knowledge creatively. Process and product-oriented judgement is also evaluated.
2) Test content, evaluation criteria and grading are transparent and easily understood by students.
3) In each department, obligatory criteria for test evaluation are to be determined and agreed upon.