There are different schools inside the Eurocampus. Their aim is to unite all of the Europe nations that stay here in the Philippines. There is the French School Manila, and the German European School Manila.
To give you information, German European School Manila is founded in the year 1980. The school was initially called Jose Rizal Schule until 1991 when they joined the Eurocampus. GESM is now placed in a large area in Better Living, Paranaque. As an international school, their language is English and of course German. This school with more than 250 students ranging from Kindergarten to IB-diploma Programme surrounds a friendly environment. Academic competences are nurtured together with the development of personal skills and values.
The school also respects major topics that involve living things, religions and philosophies as well as democratic fundamentals. These are studied and learned, hence becoming part of the students' everyday life. GESM is supported by the German government and follows a G8-curriculum. All of the members of the school are aware that in the 21st century national curricula, it must be extended and global standards also must to meet. GESM applies German school curriculum so that students studying here in Philippines is just the same as the students studying in Germany.
Current members of the school board are:
Thorsten Franz - Chairman of the Board
Thorsten Hagel - Vice Chairman of the Board
Ludwig Etzel - Treasurer and Legal Affairs
Tess Schotel - Secretary/Marketing/PR
Paolo Kopitzke - Building and Maintenance
Frauke Heil - Human Resource Management
Vahe Akilian - European Section
Wolfgang Kollecker - Head of School
Juergen Schrod - Representative of the German Embassy
The school should not only cater to German or German-speaking children and families according to the new corporate objectives. GESM is also open for Filipino students and other nationalities to be a part of their school.
To learn more about Eurocampus, you may read the other articles on this page or visit the institution's main website.