Courses for teenagers

“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious.”
                                                                                      Albert Einstein

Ongoing Courses

45 or 90 minutes per week

With class sizes ranging from 4 to 10 children, we insure individual support for each student whilst cultivating peer-to-peer learning.

Chatterboxes
  • English // Spanish // German (as a first or second language): from beginners to the cunning linguists and authors, our classes encourage language learning through active participation, (role) play and creativity.
Actors & Players
  • ACT OUT! (theatre): developing skills in voice, movement, acting and (self) presentation as well as building self-confidence and social abilities – from little exercises to small scenes and theatre plays
  • Girl Power Poetry Club: a safe space for girls* to share experiences and discuss personal questions as well as develop ideas, stories and utopias through creative writing or acting
Techies & Scientists
  • Repair Café: assessing and researching repair or maintenance requirements of everyday (electronic) items, calculating and evaluating costs as well as performing and documenting simple repairs
  • Science in Action: research and experiments around the topics of electricity, technology, biology, natural phenomena as well as sociology and everyday topics (e.g. role and effects of social media)
Artists & Creators
  • Pencil Performance: different ways of drawing, such as observational drawing, rubbings, collage, erasing and even drawing machines are explored during this course, and recorded in visual diaries.
  • Writing out Loud (creative writing): from developing ideas (alone and in the group), to writing, editing and presenting texts, we support students to explore and develop creative writing techniques and styles
  • (Classical) Guitar: from basic musical/ rhythm skills and finger techniques to playing songs
Sport & Bewegung
  • Health, Fitness and Yoga: practical knowledge building about fitness, body and healthy living
  • Skateboarding: from basic balance to tricks, the skateboard AG will give children the opportunity to develop fine motor skills as well as fitness, for skateboarding as a sport or transportation

Research-Gruppen

Project days and weeks

Our Research Groups offer different learning opportunities for students to develop their various academic, creative and social skills as well as implement their own project ideas under professional guidance. Through peer-to-peer learning, students take responsibility for themselves and others. In this joint action, friendships are built, potential is explored and learning enjoyed. How does it work?

Actors & Players
  • ACT OUT! (theatre): developing skills in voice, movement, acting and (self) presentation as well as building self-confidence and social abilities – from little exercises to small scenes and theatre plays
  • Coolness Lab: students explore the structures, aesthetics and purposes for coolness through practical research, (role) play, games and discussion. Topic examples include, status, exclusion, aggression, community, individuality and self-confidence. 
  • Survival of the Smartest (philosophy): exploring the big philosophical questions and triggering deep thinking with thought provoking experiments, role play and games
Techies & Scientists
  • Practical Math: by working on small and large building project, students get the opportunity to apply their academic mathematical, technical and problem-solving skills in a practical setting
  • Repair Café: assessing and researching repair or maintenance requirements of everyday (electronic) items, calculating and evaluating costs as well as executing and documenting simple repairs
  • Place your Space:  developing the potential of the world around us through creative research: starting with the history and structure of a space (inside or outside), students will design its potential future, develop and present their project ideas with 3d-models (potential second stage: implementation)
Kunst & Erfindungsgeist
  • Writing out Loud (creative writing): from developing ideas (alone and in the group), to writing, editing and presenting texts, we support students to explore and develop creative writing techniques and styles
  • AV Lab (Video, Podcasts, Soundtracks…): planning, recording, editing and publishing/ presenting short movies/soundtracks as well as reflecting on risks and opportunities of social media (incl. software/hardware introduction)
  • UFO-Club: inventing science-fiction worlds and materializing these through creative/ crafted skills such as drawing, painting, writing, playing or working with materials like textile, wood and metal
  • Urban Art Workshop: for example: upcycling, sculptures, textiles, banners, woodwork and street art
Sport & Bewegung
  • Choreography (dance): students learn to develop choreographies, move their bodies to the music and develop a feel for rhythm whilst building self-confidence and developing their natural desire and joy for movement
  • Health, Fitness and Yoga: practical knowledge building about fitness, body and healthy living

Private or Group Tuition (BuT Lernförderung)

(45 or 90 min. per lesson)

Classes range from 1 to 6 students to insure individual support.

Every student is different and learns in different ways. In a normal size classroom teachers can only go so far in tailoring individual learning paths.

In the first few lessons we assess the students' abilities, then tailor a plan that suits their strengths and weaknesses. Whilst acknowledging the academic requirements of the school, we incorporate the students' personal interests and favourite topics. This approach teaches responsibility by allowing students to have an impact on their lessons and learning pursuits.

Private and group lessons

Math // German// English // Science

Homework Help

With Berlinpass: 

All tuition is fully fundable through the BuT education fund. Click here for more information.

Without Berlin Pass:

Private tuition: 30€ per 45 min

25€ per month for 45 min per week

40€ per month for 90 min per week

Fair prices for all parties!

We support low-income families:

  • by helping to apply for government financial assistance.
  • through individual price agreements where financial assistance is not possible.

However, we also support the teachers involved, so that they can live from their work:

  • Although our prices are competitive, we do not sacrifice our quality for price.
  • Because we are not profit orientated we can afford to pay our teachers fair and keep the prices down.