The German School Nairobi was awarded the third place at the World Conference of the German Delegations and Foreign Chambers of Industry and Commerce in Berlin on May 15, 2018.
Every two years the 140 German Schools abroad located in 71 countries worldwide are called on to apply with innovative school projects and concepts. The German Foreign Minister is the patron of this competition.
The German School Nairobi won the prize for its successful partnership with the Star Kid School in Nairobi’s slum Githongoro. The cooperation, which started several years ago, is based on intercultural dialogue, Sciences education and vocational training. Star Kid School students attend workshops in the Science laboratories of the German School Nairobi.
Together the two schools organize musicals and foster intercultural Exchange. The German School Nairobi is taking concrete actions in order to provide vocational trainings from 2020 on and offers free German classes to their partner school’s students.