Become Who You Are!

For over a century these words have expressed the essential challenge that our school invites its students to take on. And because each student is different, this challenge assumes a new form for every one of them.

A belief in the utter uniqueness of each student forms the core of the Ecole’s philosophy of education. We trust in and respect our students in all their diversity, and we listen to and value their voices. We foster a culture of individuation and negotiation, a dynamic middle way between conformity and rebellion. Ecole students co-construct their school experience, reflect on their successes and struggles, and find their own particular niches in a cohesive and lively community. Here they are able to grow and express their uniqueness, knowing all the while that they are a necessary and valued part of the whole. In such an environment they develop confidence in their strengths and aptitudes, a realistic appraisal of their weaknesses and stumbling blocks, and an intrinsic sense of responsibility and compassion. When creative risk is encouraged, education becomes an adventure.


Saturday was Parents Day...

...and the Ecole opened its doors to visitors - inviting them to participate in classes, join Ecole families for lunch, exchange and network with School Directors and other visitors, and to take part in Singgemeinde!Read more here
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Intensive Week at the Ecole d’Humanité - « Free time means free people »

At the Ecole, every fall we dedicate one week to one project. The students are free to pick which project they will take up, and then in groups of 2 to 8, the week is dedicated to this project alone.
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Opening of the new Learning Center, in Eberhard Berent-Haus

On Wednesday, October 18th, we opened the Ecole’s newest building, the "Eberhard Berend-House", in the presence of Mr. Christoph Ammann, Government Councilor and Director of Political Economics. Mr. Ammann praised our school, saying that "The Ecole d'Humanité is unique, and sparkles in the diverse educational landscape of the canton of Bern like a rock crystal in the sun." More than 160 guests, including members of the business and political communities as well as local residents of our area, enjoyed the modern building, which will now be used by Ecole students as a library, learning and research center, and meeting place.
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Upcoming Events


NOV 18
18. November

SGIS Basketball tournament for boys

02. December

SAT Test

05. December

Music evening, 7:30 p.m.

08. December

Concert of an Irish Choir, 7:30 p.m. (Grosser Saal)

DEC 10
10. December

Christmas play, 5:00 p.m. (Grosser Saal)

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