After learning is before learning

After the final apprenticeship examination, immediately start further training? What sounds like never-ending stress for some is an interesting option for others. The decisive factor is primarily your own motivation – as well as your financial situation.

Done! The final apprenticeship examination has been passed and you can finally devote yourself to something other than cramming. Meeting up with friends after work, going to the gym – or going back to school after all? Should you start training right after graduation??

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Homag cares: 4.000 euros for school children in tanzania

Homag supports the expansion of the St. Justines School in Kidatu, thus helping to ensure a good school education for 200 children and orphans.

After Ligna 2017, the proceeds from Hoamg demonstration parts again went to an organization in urgent need of help. With the HOMAG Cares initiative, the company is doing good in several places at once: unusual and practical demonstration parts find their place in the homes of trade fair visitors around the globe – at the same time, the proceeds benefit people who are facing challenges and urgently need the money.

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Inhumanly efficient terror

The Alter Schlachthof memorial in Dusseldorf

"What makes the anti-Semitism of the Third Reich something completely new and unique is threefold. Once: the epidemic flares up, and more blazing than ever, at a time when it seems to belong to the past as an actual epidemic long ago and forever. I mean it like this: before 1933, there were still anti-Semitic outbreaks here and there, just as there were occasional cases of cholera and plague in European harbors; but just as it was certain, or believed to be certain, that the city-destroying epidemics of the Middle Ages would no longer occur in the cultural world, so it seemed quite impossible that there would once again be deprivations of rights and persecutions of Jews of the medieval kind. The second uniqueness besides the monstrous anachronism is that this anachronism by no means comes in the garb of the past, but in the highest modernity, not as a popular uprising, as a frenzy and spontaneous mass murder (although in the beginning spontaneity was still pretended), no, in the highest organizational and technical perfection; because whoever today remembers the murder of the Jews in retrospect, thinks of the gas chambers of Auschwitz. The third and essential novelty, however, consists in basing the hatred of Jews on the idea of race." (Viktor Klemperer, LTI – Notebook of a Philologist, 1946, quoted from the revised 26 published by Reclam. Edition 2016)

What ended in Auschwitz, in Sobibor or in Majdanek, in Riga and in Babij Jar, began in middle-class German towns. It began with deportations visible to all inhabitants of German cities, and many were actively involved. It happened in places, some of which can be visited today as places of commemoration and remembrance.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhs) chaos in the head

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) not only affects up to seven percent of all children and adolescents in Germany, but also up to 4.5 percent of all adults. ADHD can lead to limitations and problems in everyday life, at work and in private life, reduce the self-esteem of those affected and cause avoidance behavior and addiction problems.

Symptoms and complaints of ADHD How to recognize ADHD

Difficulty concentrating, frequent inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity: these main symptoms of ADHD can be pronounced in different ways. The line between normality and illness is blurred. Only when a “certain level” is exceeded should one speak of a “disorder”. But what is a “certain level”? Answering this question is not at all easy, and it is what makes the clear diagnosis of ADHD so challenging.

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“How can we better bring science and business together??”

Do we have a problem with technology transfer? Well not really. But something does. This could be the quintessence of the Werner-von-Siemens-Ring Foundation's event on 7. September 2016 in Berlin were.

Moderated by Jan-Martin Wiarda, Dr. Ole Janssen, sub-department head at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kathofer, Chief Executive of the Federation of Industrial Research Associations, Dr. Andreas Keller, vice-chairman of the German Education and Science Union and Prof. Dr. Georg Rosenfeld, Director of Technology Marketing and Business Models at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft the questions of whether we need new bridges for research and technology transfer. Which pillars should probably be rammed in, strengthened or extended??

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A german “prost!” on siberia

The Siberian city of Tomsk is a place with history and full of life. And with a brewery among the most popular in Russia. Founded by a German, it is now owned by a Russian-German.

It was Tsar Boris Godunov who issued the order to build a city on the Tom River in the heart of Siberia in 1604. Thus Tomsk is 100 years older than St. Petersburg and 300 years older than the current political capital of Siberia, Novosibirsk. Siberian Tatars gave the town its still valid symbol – a rearing white horse. For the nomads were highly esteemed breeders of noble horses.

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Memories of trier times

A red flag still appears in the southwestern part of the map of Germany on our homepage under the menu item “Where we are”. But that will soon change: At the end of the year, the Jesuits will leave Trier. With a service on 7. December the bishop of Trier Stephan Ackermann will say goodbye to the order from the city and from the diocese.

The history of the Jesuits in Trier is a long and eventful one – and has left innumerable traces in the city as well as in the whole diocese. Sometimes they are obvious: for example in the names of the Jesuit church or the Jesuit pharmacy. More often it takes a second look to discover the remains of Jesuit influence in today’s Trier.

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