FRIEDRICH - LIST - SCHULE ULM

Our Model

In the present mission statement, the school administration and the staff of the Friedrich-List-Schule define the areas which contain the key aspects of the school’s quality management in the years to come.

This is how the school tries to live up to the responsibilities that it assumes for its pupils due to its increasingly independent position in a network of relations between family and politics, the individual and society, as well as the working world and economy.

The mission statement is the basis and the guideline for the actions of every person who takes part in school life.

It is supposed to strengthen identification with the school and make easier the required professionalism in dealing with pedagogical tasks.

Furthermore, it serves as the basis for the development of a school program.

With its mission statement, the Friedrich-List-Schule defines itself as a modern part of the regional educational landscape capable of development.

As a vocational school with a commercial profile, the Friedrich-List-Schule conveys knowledge and skills and educates its pupils in the overall spirit of tolerance, open-mindedness to the world and a sense of responsibility.

Based on our school slogan “challenging – humane – practical”, which is connected to our commercial tradition, this mission statement requires every person who takes part in school life to

  • sustainably develop and promote professional and social skills,
  • speak up for the main values of our community like democracy, freedom and human dignity,
  • treat each other in a humane and attentive way,
  • help each other in coping with different situations in life.

In this context, sustainability includes an ongoing, forward-looking learning process and the effort to maintain a world worth living in for our and the future generation.

Our lessons, which are based on the present curricula, should enable students to live an autonomous life in a modern society and assume responsibility for private, social and professional issues.

When preparing our lessons, we consider our pupils’ learning needs, learning experience and their personal achievement potential. We promote and challenge the pupils. This way we want to help them use and enhance their capabilities as well as gain judgment and the ability to deal with conflicts. The school atmosphere is characterized by mutual respect and responsibility.

Our lessons are based on an efficient realization of the respective teaching goals. It is diverse and open and takes into account new developments of educational research. In this sense we prepare our lessons on our own responsibility. Our main obligation is the quality and success of our educational work. The basis of our quality management is self-evaluation and the staff’s cooperation.

The Friedrich-List-Schule is a place of life and education.

A stimulating atmosphere positively affects success in learning. Everybody contributes to this.

To establish convenient framework requirements for teaching and learning as well as the cooperation of teachers and pupils, we strive for ideal equipment and an appealing appearance of our school. This way we enhance our working conditions and strengthen identification with the school.

All people who take part in school life communicate personally while holding each other in high esteem. In internal communication we also make sure that every colleague is sufficiently informed and listened to with favor. New information can be accessed in time by the people concerned as well as the people interested.

The teachers see professional, pedagogical and organizational cooperation as an important contribution to the school’s quality development.

Our school sees itself as a learning organization which surveys and develops school processes in terms of an ongoing quality enhancement. This is done in order to be prepared for the changing requirements of the education system, the working world and the society.

It is the task of the whole staff as well as the school administration to guarantee and promote this process. Here, management skills mean: care, transparency, fairness, straightforwardness.

That’s why discernible changes in tasks by the school management are agreed upon with the people involved at an early stage, always considering their personal skills and dispositions.

The school management actively helps their staff in their professional and personal development and purposefully supports further education schemes. The main aim of a sustainable school development is the staff’s long-lasting motivation. This is what the school management bears in mind with all measures taken.

The Friedrich-List-Schule sees itself as a learning organization and examines and develops school processes in order to improve the quality of its work in order to be prepared for the changing demands of the education system, the working world and society.

Ensuring and promoting quality development, in particular lesson development, is the task of each and every colleague and the school management. This also includes supporting processes in the sense of the education and training mission. Cooperation in terms of subject matter, pedagogy and organization is understood as an important contribution to quality development.

The work on projects and processes is based on the mission statement of the Friedrich List School. In doing so, she follows the principles of systematic process management with the quality cycle.

The Friedrich-List-Schule offers diverse and extensive opportunities of commercial education for young people in our region. It closely works together with its partners for dual vocational education, the Chambers of Industry and Commerce, the city of Ulm as well as other educational providers.

Our wide range of educational opportunities and our high training standards are made public.

Constant quality management and quality development are a key part of public relations. Furthermore, teachers and students alike are conscious of the fact that by their lessons and their behavior and demeanor in public they crucially define the image of our school.