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4 posts, 18 September
i don't think German museums in general, or teaching of history in schools, has much military focus. Museums that cover the WW2 period typically focus most strongly on the injustice aspects and the…
6 posts, 5 September
I cannot help you with the name of a school, but since you mention the school has to be near the home as a German rule: That's only the case for the first four years in elementary school. The…
3 posts, 1 September
Think you will have to contact the office in Berlin where you were living when you left and Abmelded from. I did this when I needed a copy of my first Anmeldbestätigung for getting a German driving…
2 posts, 1 September
We recently ordered a heavy treadmill from Sport-Tiedje. All their stuff are heavy 🤦‍♂️ It was delivered Bordstein (to the side of the street). Our Home-Gym is located in the basement and the stairs…
4 posts, 27 August
I apologise for my late contribution to this thread. Niederrad is a city district in Frankfurt popular among people working in the Airport because it's perfectly located. It has a direct bus line…
3 posts, 27 August
If you're moving to Frankfurt it will not work. Frankfurt has a lack of apartments (and the demand is very high). The City of Frankfurt therefore decided 1-2 years ago to ban people from renting out…
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Property: Is it still worth buying in Germany?

Property: Is it still worth buying in Germany?

Germany avoided the worldwide property boom of the early 2000s and buying a home has remained more affordable than in many European countries. But house and apartment prices are now rising across the country. If you're thinking you might want to buy, here are some useful tips to help you decide whether the time is right for you.

Should students take the lead in planning a school

Should students take the lead in planning a school's strategy? This Austrian school says yes

Education today is increasingly about empowerment, as well as learning. At this international school that extends to giving students a vital role in shaping the school's future through a five-year strategic plan.