German School Nairobi wins an award
The German School Nairobi was awarded the third place at the World Conference of the German Delegations of Industry and Commerce in Berlin on 15th May 2018.The school won the prize for its successful partnership with the Star Kid School that is located at Nairobi’s Githongoro slum. The long standing cooperation between the two schools is based on intercultural dialogue, Science education and vocational training. In their partnership, Star Kid School students attend workshops in the Science laboratories of the German School Nairobi while the two schools jointly organize musicals aimed at further fostering the intercultural exchange.The German School Nairobi also offers free German classes to their partner school’s students and is currently taking concrete action in order to provide vocational training from 2020.
Every two years the 140 German Schools abroad located in 71 countries worldwide are called on to apply with innovative school projects and concepts. The German Foreign Minister is the patron of this competition.