Creative and with a new sense of self-worth

Creative and with a new sense of self-worth

Supported by social pedagogue christine scheckenbach, who runs a freelance course for the deutsche erwachsenen bildungswerk (DEB), five trainees have used the shutdown period to creatively examine the impact on their environment and their own personalities. As therapy, they painted pictures for an exhibition on the side.

The DEB, one of the largest educational institutions in germany, specializes in apprenticeships and vocational training, helps young people in need of assistance to find a cooperating company, and helps to reduce personal deficits by teaching school subjects as a challenge.

The goal is to transfer the apprentice to a normal apprenticeship contract. Schoolmarm christina says: "with the help of the challenge class we want to pass the exam." Course director christine scheckenbach explains: "we help the participants to qualify for an entry into the job market and accompany them during the training period." The demand lessons support the young people primarily in their personality formation, structured acting and because of themselves. The young people in her care from the district have completely different professions: painter, varnisher, mechatronics technician or furniture saleswoman. They have all used the corona time in a surprisingly positive way not to get hung up on teaching about social media. On the contrary: "all have developed astonishing creativity and a new sense of self-worth through independent action, especially online", says christine scheckenbach.

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U.s. Economy grows in first quarter despite pandemic

u.s. economy grows in first quarter despite pandemic

Despite the corona crisis, the u.S. Economy grew solidly in the first quarter. In the first three months of the year, economic output increased by 6.4 percent on an annualized basis, according to data from the U.S. Government.

In the USA, quarterly growth figures are always extrapolated for the year. This indicates how the economy would develop if the pace of growth were to continue for a year. In europe, this method is not used, which is why the figures are not directly comparable with each other.

The situation on the labor market of the major economy has also improved somewhat. In the week ending 24. In april, the number of initial applications for unemployment assistance fell again, but only slightly by comparison.

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For the first time in weeks, the number of people infected with corona in the county does not continue to rise

For the first time in weeks, the number of people infected with corona in the county does not continue to rise

In the district of habberge there are currently 136 confirmed coronavirus traps (the status as of 21. April, 2 pm). It is the first time in weeks that the number has not increased compared to the previous day.

85 burgers are now healthy again, according to the district administration’s information. According to this, 49 people are currently still infected with the novel virus. Two people have died so far as a result of the infectious disease covid-19. 188 burgers are in domestic isolation.

Further, the district office announced yesterday: with the gradual resumption of classes from monday, 27. April, the habberge district resumes the regular public transport schedule for the graduating and master classes.

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London relaxes pandemic rules – sharp criticism

London relaxes pandemic rules - sharp criticism

The british government relaxes its contact restrictions in england imposed because of the corona crisis – and earns harsh criticism from trade unions, opposition and business.

They demanded more clarity from prime minister boris johnson in the fight against the pandemic. Scotland, wales and northern ireland have announced that they will go their own – stricter – way.

Gross britain has most corona victims in europe according to statistics; more than 32 have died so far.000 infected. There is still a lack of protective equipment in the chronically underfunded national health service (NHS). Even the goal of 100.000 tests a day is often not yet reached.

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Positive signals between greece and turkey

positive signals between greece and turkey

Greek prime minister kyriakos mitsotakis and turkish president recep tayyip erdogan will meet on the fringes of the nato summit (14. June) meet in brussel. This is the result of a visit of the turkish minister mevlut cavusoglu to his colleague nikos dendias in athens.

The quarreling neighboring states have thus taken a good step forward in their attempts at rapprochement – not least because the two ministers obviously get on well together. So there was a funeral with kisses and hugs and a walk through athens.

25-point plan was set

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Fc bayern: salihamidzic satisfied with last-minute transfers

Fc bayern: salihamidzic satisfied with last-minute transfers

Munich (dpa) – after the final offensive of the FC bayern munchen on the transfer market, sports director hasan salihamidzic drew a positive conclusion and rejected criticism of the purchasing policy.

Due to the "special circumstances" and the "difficult schedule" during the corona period, the people at sabener strabe were "satisfied," summed up the manager of the soccer record champions in the "kicker" magazine. FC bayern had signed offensive players douglas costa and eric maxim choupo-moting, midfielder marc roca and defender bouna sarr in the last hours before the end of the transfer period.

Salihamidzic justified the fact that the deals went through so late and the munchner were in a time crunch with the participation in the konigsklasse final tournament in lisbon in august – where the title was celebrated. "We have subordinated everything to the success in the champions league tournament. We didn’t want to burden the team with rumors of players coming or going," the 43-year-old said.

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When the mafia becomes a credit bank

When the mafia becomes a credit bank

The investigators of the financial police of naples jolted out in early august in a blue light convoy. Officials arrested two suspects in the outskirts of the southern italian city. The accusations: loan usury with mafia methods and extortion.

About 550.000 euros had been borrowed by family entrepreneurs from the tourism sector from the criminals years ago, as the authorities reported. Because of the shortfall caused by the corona crisis, they could no longer pay their 5500 euros of interest per month. Lenders threatened to take over operations. The entrepreneurs then provided the mafia managers with important tips for the investigation.

In this case, a number of things went wrong from the point of view of the criminals. But many affected entrepreneurs do not dare to call the investigators on the plan. And the corona crisis could aggravate the problems with the mafia.

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