There are numerous projects and social NGOs in Germany, and we consider it meaningful to write about them since it is useful for you to know them.
Today we would like to introduce you to Kolping- Bildungswerk Deutschland. Surely you have seen its logo since it is an organization active in 60 countries and is one of the most important social organizations in Germany.
Founded by the priest Adolf Kolping (1813-1865), this Catholic NGO accompanies people in their personal and professional training and support young people and adults of any origin, nation or faith.
Kolping-Bildungswerk has different programs; for example, they support young adults at various stages of their career choice, providing socio-educational support and training to achieve a faster and successful placement at the work market.
They coordinate with companies as a partner in the placement of skilled and unskilled workers or apprentices in Munich and its surroundings. They ensure long-term integration through tailor-made placement and social and educational support in the form of a job exchange.
Other program, especially interesting for us as foreigners, are "The Integration courses". As you might know, "The integration courses" offer an essential knowledge of the German language and political, socio-cultural information about the country, which is the first milestone for integrating expats in Germany.
Therefore, from September 28, 2020 to May 4, 2021, Kolping-Bildungswerk will offer a general integration course consisting of six modules and a subsequent orientation course.
Besides pure linguistic competence, the course participants will also focus on the valuable basics of history, culture, and values. In this interdisciplinary context, attendance at an integration course has a crucial function, especially for the following target groups:
-Immigrants who wish to learn German.
-People who have special learning needs and/or are requested by the Immigration Authority or work center to participate in an integration course.
-People with good prospects of staying in Germany.
- People who are interested in learning insights about the history and culture of Baviera.
The course will take place from Monday to Friday (9 am - 1 pm) at Landsberger Straße 6, 80339 Munich; again the dates are from 28.09.2020 to 04.05.2021
If you are interested and have questions about level tests, and enrollment, do not hesitate to contact them at their website.
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