After some icebreaking activities students worked on their understanding of their own and other religions. We were led through the day by the expert Ulla August, a Protestant pastor working for Pädagogisches Institut Villigst, who created great activities for the students and teachers to open their minds for interreligious dialogue.
She guided the students by a variety of excercises to insights like these:
We also learned that it is good to observe the following things:
To remind us of the fact that religions have many things in common Ms August gave us these symbols:
Thank you for a great start of the working meeting! The headteacher of Kaufmannsschule II also came to welcome our guests.
We are all looking forward to our excursion about interreligious dialogue tomorrow.