The Danish folk high schools are closed until February 8 due to the nationwide Corona restrictions. It is up to the individual folk high school whether to start with virtual teaching, if possible. You will hear more from the folk high school you are enrolled in.
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… a school where you live and learn together. There are no prerequisites, no exams, and no grades. Your motivation and interests are the main driving force.
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Global Folk High School movement
Sit back and let singer, actor and folk high school principal, Søren Launbjerg, unfold the concept of a Danish folk high school for you.
And learn about the Danish folk high schools in English.
On the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the Danish folk high schools, the publisher Forlaget Højskolerne has published 10 Lessons from the Folk High School.
Join the community of people from all around the world working professionally as folk high school practitioners, researchers or in other ways working with thoughts surrounding the special pedagogical praxis of the folk high school.
The Global Folk High School Movement was established during the International Folk High School Summit in September 2019.
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Choose between 70 folk high schools and more than 300 different subjects
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There are 70 folk high schools spread out across Denmark's 16,576 square miles. But what is our little country with only 5,7 million inhabitants like?
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The danish folk high schools offers learning opportunities in more than 300 different subjects.