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Links for Parents

Dear Parents,

Just knowing where to look - that is often a key to gaining greater understanding.  That was our motivation behind this, our new page "Links for Parents", a misnomer perhaps because we hope to help parents and educators connect with the array of information already offered on internet. As always, the Parent Council does not take responsibility for third party content and we do not claim that this list is complete.

Please let us know any further suggestions for this link page by contacting your parent representative.

Have fun browsing!

FAQs about Academics at the DSW (from DSW parents for DSW parents - 2016):

Curricula Thüringen:

ABC of German Schools Abroad:
Glossary with explanations of the many terms and acronyms from A to Z:

Informationsportal für das Lehren und Lernen mit digitalen Medien in Schule und Beruf.

Practical page with links and pointers to enhance the reading culture, to strengthen reading skills and thereby improve opportunities.

Online Project - Reading -
not just for children - support and help with Reading and Spelling issues as well as Dyslexia.

Verein für Frühe Mehrsprachigkeit an Kindertageseinrichtungen und Schulen e.V.
- Society for Early Multilingual Education in Kindergarten und School.

Information Portal for Vacation Schedules (Germany), Kalenders, etc.:

Portal für School, Higher Education and Knowledge:

Germany wide network of initiatives for career choices and life planning specifically for boys (to go with our Seminar in September of 2010)

Online-Support for Adolescents offered by the Federal Conference on Counceling (free translation of: Beratungsangebot für Jugendliche
der Bundeskonferenz für Erziehungsberatung e.V.):

Portal for School Development Associations (Schulfördervereine e.V - at the DSW it is the FRIENDS).


Responsible in accordance with the press law is the Parent Council "SEBR".


The German International School Washington D.C. stays in touch with its alumni around the globe and is very proud of their achievements.

Are you an alum?


Founded in 1969 and run solely by parent volunteers, this group raises funds to benefit GISW. Learn more about the Friends