Education and training

Climb aboard - and advance!

Photo: Patraick Foud

With the help of a socio-pedagogical contact point, young people find their way through school and into an apprenticeship.

Project description

Support program for adolescents with school-related and social problems

The goal of the project “Climb aboard - and advance!” is to help young students with school-related and social problems to finish school and find an apprenticeship position. The project of the “Kölner Gymnasial- und Stiftungsfonds” (Cologne high school and endowment fund) has already been offered at various schools in Cologne since 2007 and thanks to funding by the Hans Hermann Voss Foundation, there has been a branch of the project in Wipperfürth since 2014.

Up to 30 students in the 7th grade and up can participate in the project. A social worker supports the youth and offers them a secure place to go for problems in school, at home, and in the social sphere. This counseling and support are still available to the students up to a year after they graduate.

Project overview
Project information

Education and training


Kölner Gymnasial- und Stiftungsfonds

Konrad-Adenauer Hauptschule 2014 – 2023, Hermann-Voss-Realschule since 2016


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