UWC Educational Model

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UWC Mission
UWC makes education a force to unite people,
nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future

UWC Values
International and intercultural understanding | The celebration of difference
Personal responsibility and integrity | Mutual responsibility and respect
Compassion and service | Respect for the environment
A sense of idealism | Personal challenge | Action and personal example

Our practice at UWC Red Cross Nordic is to regard educational delivery in terms of three programmes: residential, academic, and extra-academic.

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I regard it as
the foremost task
of education
to insure the survival
of these qualities:
an enterprising curiosity,
an undefeatable spirit,
tenacity in pursuit,
readiness for
sensible self denial,
and above all,
compassion.

Kurt Hahn
1886-1974