“Press release on the occasion of the trade conversation” intercultural presentation at schools in Berlin Neukolln “on July 3rd, 2008 in early March 2006, the project of intercultural started moderation” with where Arab, Turkish and Serbo-Croat co-ordinators in schools in Neukolln Northeast. One of these schools was two weeks later, after publication of the Rutli letter”in the media, became synonymous with failed integration and violence in educational institutions. “The intercultural facilitation” in particular in socially deprived areas with a high proportion of students and parents with a migration background are ways to tackle negative developments. In the past two years, “the intercultural project showed moderation, that intercultural dialogue can succeed, parents and students will be achieved and the education and learning climate improves. There are bridges between students, teachers, parents, and the actors of the district, prejudices built up and the understanding of different Points of view promoted. “The positive effects of intercultural facilitation” were confirmed by the accompanying evaluation of the University of Potsdam. The 2008 2nd National Education report shows once more that students find a job is difficult without graduation.
At the same time, the proportion of students with an immigrant background in particular at primary and secondary schools is disproportionately high. Students of non-German origin have so blatantly poorer prospects than their German peers. The interest and commitment of German and non-German parents for the educational success of their children and the necessary intercultural dialogue are fundamental preconditions for the improvement of education and opportunities for the future of the young generation. “The model of intercultural facilitation” and proposed a cooperation between district and Senate administrations free carriers can make an important contribution for this. The allocation of necessary resources and the continuation and extension of the project to other Focal points are investments in the future, which must necessarily be provided. Information for journalists: the press – industry conference for journalists and experts on July 3rd, 2008 from 10 am to 11:30 pm in the Franz Schubert elementary school, Germany 12, 12047 Berlin takes place.