From 13 to 17 May young people from schools in Wenningsen, Częstochowa and Grodziszcze visited us in Kreisau. The 60 pupils took part in integration, language and art workshops. Participants of the event also got acquainted with the history of Kreisaus as well as with the development of German-Polish relations.
The time spent together also offered the young people from Germany and Poland the opportunity to get to know the country of their new friends, their culture and customs better. The group spent most of their time in Kreisau, but students also went on a trip to Wroclaw.
On 20th May at the International Youth Meeting Center in Krzyżowa another international school exchange will start. For the 7th time, as a partnership, a group of young people from the High School Complex in Kłodawa and Erich Kästner Gymnasium from Laatzen will come to Krzyżowa.
65 pupils will face the themes of World War II in order to create a better common future.
Organizers: ZSP Nr. 5 Kłodawa, Erich-Kästner Gymnasium Laatzen, "Krzyżowa" Foundation for European Understanding.
From 20 to 24 May a German-Polish school meeting between 2 primary schools will take place in the International Youth Meeting Centre in Kreisau. The participants from Hamburg and Gdansk will get to know each other in art workshops and during joint activities. It is very special for us in Kreisau that a school meeting takes place between two primary schools. In Kreisau the children will deal thematically with the underwater world and thematically with sustainability.
The time spent together will certainly make it possible to overcome prejudices and make new acquaintances. The programme also includes a children's rights workshop and an excursion to Wroclaw.
From 11th to 17th of May in Krzyżowa there is another Exchange of Expertise project. Participants were divided into four thematic groups, which deal with: work in wood, work in the garden, culinary workshops and photojournalism workshops. The carpentry group will deal with, among other things, making beehives at the House on the Hill, which will refer to those that stood there at the beginning of the 20th century. Freya von Moltke kept in beehives letters from her husband, Helmuth James, so that they would not fall into the wrong hands.
Exchange of Expertise is an international workshop with the participation of young people from Poland and Germany. Their aim is intercultural integration. What distinguishes him from other projects is the fact that integration, dialogue and mutual acquaintance are realized in practical classes, during which professional skills of the participants are used.