The «Our Community» programme gives 3rd and 4th year primary school students a basic understanding of the roles, tasks and responsibilities of the various players in a community in a playful manner.
Lesson 1: How does a community function?
Pupils get to know as many professions and businesses as possible and also learn how people live together in a community.
Lesson 2: Croissant bakery
By means of an interactive exercise with croissants, students discover various production strategies (individual production and one assembly line).
Lesson 3: The role of municipal administration
Pupils learn that the municipal administration provides public services for the community, which are financed by means of taxes.
Lesson 4: A new business
In this unit, the students run through a decision-making process, agree on voting options and learn to deal with majority decisions.
Lesson 5: Money and banks
Students get to know the origins and significance of money and become involved in the flow of money in a playful way.