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About Round Square

Educational philosophy of Round Square

This is based on the educational philosophy of Dr. Kurt Hahn, who believed that the greatest thing one could learn – and inspire in others – was compassion and that students can only really understand life through developing their courage, generosity, imagination, principles and resolution.

Round Square’s six pillars – IDEALS

I – Internationalism
D – Democracy
E – Environmentalism
A – Adventure
L – Leadership
S – Service


The IDEALS have been formed on the precepts penned by Kurt Hahn. They include:

  • giving children the chance to discover themselves
  • allowing children to experience both success and failure
  • providing periods of silence (for reflection)
  • training the imagination, and the ability to anticipate and plan
  • taking sports and games seriously, but only as a part of a rounded education
  • freeing the children of rich and influential parents from the paralyzing influence of privilege

Currently there are 200 Round Square schools in 50 countries on six continents that connect and collaborate to offer world-class programmes and experiences, developing global competence, character and confidence in our students. This seeks to broaden the member schools’ international network, and to increase opportunities for exchange and participation in international service projects as well.pic 0


Round Square schools in the world

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth.

Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. When she reached the first hills of the Italic Mountains, she had a last view back on the skyline of her hometown Bookmarksgrove, the headline of Alphabet Village and the subline of her own road, the Line Lane. Pityful a rethoric question ran over her cheek, then


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