Seeing the potential in every child. And getting people to work together for better educational opportunities. That is what the German Children and Youth Foundation is about.mehr
Who we are
The German Children and Youth Foundation (DKJS) advocates for success in education and participation in society of young people in Germany. Above all, those children and youths who are growing up in difficult circumstances are in the centre of attention. For this purpose, the German Children and Youth Foundation brings together players from government, economy, science, practice and civil society and jointly develops practical answers to current challenges in the education system.
Vision and way forward
Foundation Council & Patronage
The Foundation Council’s main responsibility is to determine the basic programmatic, economic and financial goals of management. Daniela Schadt, partner of the German President, serves as the Foundation’s patroness.mehr
With its six regional offices and five programme offices, the DKJS supports programmes in all German states.mehr
With its programmes, the DKJS aims to develop practical answers to pressing education policy issues and to initiate improvements in Germany’s education system.mehr