The International PDS program in Nürtingen, Germany provides opportunities for teacher education students across grade levels and academic disciplines to delve into Germany education and culture through a partnership with the Staatliches Seminar für Didaktik und Lehrerbildung (GWHS) Nürtingen, a teaching and teacher education campus.
IPDS-Germany is a 3-credit spring semester course that includes over 2-weeks abroad each June/July. Participants travel to cities near Stuttgart to visit German schools, meet with teachers and students, live with host families, tour communities, and delve into German education, history and culture. Area excursions may include visits to Munich or Berlin, the Black Forest, medieval towns, castles, art and history museums, and more!
IPDS-Germany is open to all Buffalo State currently enrolled teacher education students. Visit the Buffalo State IPDS program page for application deadlines and information.
As they transition through the various adventures of their teach & study abroad experience participants will share moments, visions, and thoughts through journal entries and photographs. Read about each participant's adventures and perceptions. Share your comments, questions, and supportive words as you peruse. And stop back often!