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In addition to teaching, AHI International School serves other less obvious societal functions.

The most recognized function of primary schools and thus AHI is to give children the opportunity to acquire at least basic skills in reading, writing and calculation. Of equal importance, however, is the fact that schools serve other less obvious societal functions, including

  • provides after-school care while parents work or pursue personal interests
  • encourages the development of social skills.

Thus, the school process has a significant impact on the development of children both academically and socially.

Read more about AHi’s work in the articles below.

Municipal collaboration with immigrant school

Friskole Bladet # 12 - July 3, 2009

A 15-year-old girl with a Turkish family background was thrown out of the municipal school in Farum after several violent episodes. As an experiment, a collaboration between public authorities and a private free school was initiated. The experiment was successful – and the girl has just completed the primary school final exams at Ahi International School in Vanløse.

Jigsaw
Trouble Ahead

Grade averages can stand in the way of social effort

Friskole Bladet # 12 - July 3, 2009

The focus on the schools’ grade point average may stand in the way of free schools’ ability and desire to admit “problem students”, even in cases where they can make a difference ….

Physical framework that contributes
to well-being and communion

Inspiring and motivating to stay at the school where the physical environment supports variation and movement and contributes to well-being and communion.
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