5-Learning

  • Free courses for women
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    Free courses for women

    The Tübingen Family Educational Centre (FBS) is offering open intercultural courses free of charge from October onwards. The course "Fit & Fun for the Family" is designed to encourage women to exercise and thus strengthen their health. It also addresses topics such as healthy eating. In a sewing project on nine dates, women learn the basics of sewing. The sewing room at the FBS is equipped with good machines and...
  • Automatically learning a foreign language through television
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    Automatically learning a foreign language through television

    By Michael Seifert Germans do not speak English well. This is the result of a comparative European study: According to it, only 40 per cent are able to hold a simple conversation in English, while in the Netherlands and Scandinavia it is over 80 per cent of the population. Some experts explain the poor performance by the fact that Germany is a "dubbing country", i.e. English-language films are dubbed into...
  • Rottenburger Sprachcafé has reopened
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    Rottenburger Sprachcafé has reopened

    In the language café in Rottenburg, refugees and migrants can improve their German skills with volunteers. The Sprach-Café opens every Wednesday from 5.30 p.m. It is in the Atrium building next to the high building on the former DHL site. The visitors determine what and how is learned. There is coffee, cake, pastries and fruit as well as child care. The entire offer can be used free of charge. If...
  • Technical assistance to parents in homeschooling
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    Technical assistance to parents in homeschooling

    There is a project called “Homeschooling: aber sicher!” Mentors of the Volkshochschule in Rottenburg offers free technical supports every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Homeschooling-mentors help parents with a migration history. Whoever needs tips and help with dealing with technical issues can simply come to the consultation session without registration. Furthermore, there is the possibility to make a personal appointment and an interpreter can be made available if necessary....
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    New program for refugees with an academic background in computer sciences

    Often, refugees with an academic background from a different country have trouble getting their degree or their academic achievements recognized in Germany. The new qualification program at the Hochschule Reutlingen in the field of computer sciences now helps with this issue. The goal of the program is to give refugees the chance to educate themselves further, in order for their degrees to be recognized in Germany. The participants will be...
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    Funded tutoring available during the holidays

    Children, teenagers and young adults who come from low-income families, for example those who receive social benefits from the Jobcenter, are eligible for funding for private tutoring sessions during the summer holidays. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many students have had limited access to classes since March. Private tutoring during the summer holidays offers students a good opportunity to catch up on missed school work. The administrative district office (Landratsamt)...
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    Classes during summer holidays for students with deficits

    In Baden-Wuerttemberg, there will be learning and support classes called "Lernbrücken" (learning bridges) during the last two weeks of the summer holidays in September. The courses are designed to help pupils catch up on study material, repeat content and overcome learning difficulties. This should help allow a better start into the new school year. Due to the school closings during the Corona-crisis, the students depended on learning at home. For...
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    University events continue digitally

    The course of study at universities will resume in Baden-Württemberg in digital formats on April 20, 2020. Direct attendance of courses will be suspended until May 3, 2020. Practical events that require special laboratory or work rooms at universities can take place if they are absolutely necessary and special protective measures are taken. This was ordered by the state government of Baden-Württemberg in the Fifth Ordinance to amend the Corona...
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