The ISBerne blog

An important part of the International School of Berne’s curriculum and culture is the development of a sense of global citizenship in their students. In this post, we hear from 12th grade student Nathalie Rahlenbeck, IMG_1658who provides an excellent account of her participation in the Terre des Hommes event to raise awareness and funds for an organization that improves the lives of street children. We also feature Dr. Kathleen Noreisch, director of the CAS (Creativity, Action, Service) program at ISBerne. CAS provides the opportunity for students to work on a variety of social responsibility initiatives including Mary’s Meals, an international movement that provides food projects in communities where hunger and poverty impair the ability to receive an education, and Velos für Afrika, a Swiss organization that repairs and sends bicycles to Africa to promote local mobility. The ISBerne CAS program also allows students to work on some very ambitious field projects in the…

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