CJD Jugenddorf Offenburg and employment agency forge education chain five Ortenauer schools are active youth village Offenburg professional entry-level attendants of CJD, in the framework of the nationwide “education chain” initiative of the Federal Ministry for education and research (BMBF) and commissioned by the German Federal employment agency. You have a total of 40 students and students who have trouble in school and their school-leaving certificate is compromised. At the Offenburg Georg Sina school are ten and at the Astrid-Lindgren-Schule accompanied five students. The Morburgschule forest of rubble he has 15 seats, the primary school and Hauptschule Rhine Bischofsheim, as well as the Wilhelm-pipe-Schule in Freistett over each five. Melanie Krauss and Andrea Sanger CJD employees share the responsibility for the initial counselling of young people. They are at the Georg Sina school teacher Frank Hurst supported.
“We work very closely with students of in classes 8 and 9, so the pros finish classes until the first year Vocational training “, explain the two professional entry-level attendants. Because the need is overall very large, limited number of places, however, the selection of young people to be funded is a first important point of the education chain initiative. Here, the teachers of the participating schools are invited: make proposals that are agreed with the employment agency. Ultimately, the parents of support must agree. “The selection focuses not only on the notes”, added Melanie Krauss. Criteria such as a problematic family situation, personal problems or a general lack of orientation are also considered in the decision.
Then the staff eligible needy young people actively to the page. In addition to reaching graduation, they assist in career, job search and application process. Also in the first year of training, young people will find the familiar contact. How the individual support in detail will be decorated, considerably depends on the strengths, interests and Skills of the individual off. Melanie Krauss reported many positive reactions on the part of students, responsible for the Offenburger Georg Sina school: “The willingness to accept help is here!” Rector Jess Haberer agrees with the: “Our students are very grateful and happy about this kind of attention.” According to the BMBF, every year, around 60,000 young people leave school without completion, others are considered not ready for training. Faced with this situation, the BMBF initiative “Education chain up to the end” on it, to reduce the number of early school-leaving, as well as to improve the transition from school into training and in professional life targets. In close cooperation with the countries and selected partners to meet in this way the impending shortage. Up to 30,000 students and students are assisted by up to 1,000 full-time professional entry Companion. The countries have named 1,000 schools, where the professional entry companion are active. The BMBF is funding the Initiative with a total 362 million euros.