Principal Fiona Kalinowski takes stock after Vienna, the 1000-strong community Grossberg is Windhoek (Namibia), Amsterdam, Istanbul, Geneva and Tegucigalpa (Honduras) the labour and residence of Kalinowskis. “This is obviously unusual for someone, the hustle and bustle of city life” is used, but the beautiful scenery, the forests and fields, by which you can make wonderful long walks and the near Danube have helped her to feel quickly comfortable. Regensburg is not far away with his varied cultural offer and the beautiful Cafes and restaurants and so the principal is very happy in the Upper Palatinate. Only the dialect is still to create her. If spoken slowly and clearly, I understand, already the most”, laughs the sympathetic native Scot who speaks perfect German.
Every day, the principal met people from all over the world. ue. In big mountain, children learn from ten Nations. You and your parents have the most diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The work here is so surprising and rewarding. It is especially fulfilling to be able to participate in the education of these children. “You have within a year in their knowledge and also personally, emotionally and socially very strongly developed further.” The first year required great commitment, because the work ends not when the children leave the school. So that RIS as unusually early gained programmes (PYP) of the international baccalaureate (IB), the world’s largest certification organization for international schools, the candidate status for the primary years after establishment of the school, much work was needed.
My highlights of the year were the opening ceremony of the school 2009, which were important personalities from politics and education, and the day in May of this year, where we received the approval for the classes of secondary education. Now I am looking forward, to accompany the further development. In August, when the RIS school year begins, we start 27 children in grades one to five currently. With in the future We are also three to five can serve planned pre school. So we are on the best way to include the worldwide more than 3,000 accredited IB World schools in a few years to the community.” Facts about the Regensburg international school (RIS) the Regensburg international school is a State-approved private spare school. The non-profit organized school meets the needs of a community of internationally oriented and significantly promotes the economic development of Regensburg and quite Eastern Bavaria. The school project was among others by the city and the District of Regensburg, the IHK Regensburg, by numerous reputable companies (such as Areva, continental, Infineon, Krones, Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, OSRAM) and regional institutions, as well as the universities. The coordination of this trend-setting for the Regensburg location project was carried out by the Regensburg city marketing.