Educational Concept

 

 

Summary of the most important elements

 

Children have a fundamental need to learn and understand through discovery. We assist them in this. Our guiding educational principle is “help me to do it myself”.

 

Our learning methods are based on observation of the child as well as on individual support during social, emotional and cognitive learning. We follow the child’s rhythm and interests and provide gentle guidance in the form of a stimulating environment adequate to the child’s needs.

 

In addition to individual support for the child, we also use group-dynamic factors. The younger children learn from the older ones and in this way experience the benefits of social team and group behavior. With the exception of the smallest children, we have mixed-age groups.

 

 

In addition to education, the children should also have fun with us in their free time. Therefore, we offer them an extensive and varied additional programme, which is in accordance with the basic principles of Montessori education. At the same time, our additional offers additionally promote the development of motor skills and give the children the opportunity to experience and live out their elementary movement needs.
 
 
We want all our children to feel secure, understood and at ease. We achieve this by working with the child in a loving, competent way, by creating a positive environment and atmosphere, using recurring rituals and scheduled daily activities with distinct rules. Each of the children has a person of reference allocated permanently to them (key teacher).

 

Bilingual lessons are advantageous to the children not only for their future education, but also for a better understanding of different cultures.

 

When choosing our staff, we are careful to consider their skills, ability to empathize and work in a team as well as linguistic and cultural diversity. We recognize the importance of regular internal and external training, further training as well as an open culture of providing feedback.

 

We are aware of our function as role models for the children in every situation throughout the day. For this reason we set an example to our children (e.g. when eating, personal hygiene).

 

Nutrition and exercise are very important to us. Therefore we follow the guidelines of "fourchette verte" and "Purzelbaum".

 

The parents' trust in us and the MoZ is of crucial importance for our daily work as well as for the child. We therefore attach great importance to open, transparent and complete communication. We communicate orally and in writing and keep a record of each child's development.

 

We practise appropriate risk, process and quality management (documentation, internal self-assessment).

 

We make it possible for the children to develop into independent, responsible personalities of value.

 

 

A detailed version is only available for our parents.

 

 

 

 

 

„Help me to do it myself" (Maria Montessori)


Children want to be independent of adults. Children WANT to do tasks themselves if they are capable of doing so.