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Scan Magazine | Special Theme | Education in Denmark
more focused on the student’s specific end goal – students have more lessons in his or her specialist field than in his or her general electives. By narrowing the scope of the studies, the educators at this school are able to help the students to really focus on the area of expertise they hope to eventually master. Taking responsibility for personal and social growth A staff of over 180 people allows this school – the largest boarding school of its kind in Denmark – to always have an adult available to ensure the students’ needs are met. Despite their accessibility, the adults on campus manage to create an environment in which students learn to rely on themselves and their peers to solve problems and accept personal responsibility in dealing with each other in a respectful manner. In addition to the intensely motivating academic environment on-campus, Oure College of Sports & Performing Arts also has many different training trips to locations such as Argentina, New York, Turkey, France and Spain. Maybe you have fond memories of your formative years, or maybe the thought of reliving that time in your life makes you want to use one of Harry Potter’s spells to disappear. Regardless of whether or not you enjoyed your secondary school education, one thing is clear: given the chance to do it all over again at Oure College of Sports & Performing Arts, we would all be excited at the prospect of enjoying an amazing experience. RIGHT MIDDLE: The sea surrounding Funen offers great training for the sailing school. RIGHT BOTTOM: Students study chemical processes in the lab. FAR RIGHT FROM TOP: Strong community values are taught through games incorporating teamwork and various group exercises. The recording studio and rehearsal facilities draw musicians from all over the country. The Oure Dance Academy performs in Copenhagen. Ballet teacher, Allan Mortensen, explains proper positioning. Kite Surfing is one of the very popular sports offered.
For more information about Oure College of Sports & Performing Arts, please visit: www.oure.dk
Issue 70 | November 2014 | 69
Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with comedian Robert Gustafsson.