The promotion of the common good is firmly anchored in the Foundation purpose of gypsum Barry. As eligibility criteria, placing essential social values such as fairness and sustainability basis. To promote a fairer deal and better cooperation in our society, the Stuttgart-based Foundation to has decided that the project of intercultural education in values in schools”to support in 2011 and 2012 with an annual 40,000 euros. “It must be already the attention also on interfaith and intercultural similarities in childhood”, is Thomas Ducree, Board of plaster school trustees convinced and adds: just as the basis can be created for a better coexistence in our society. ” In terms of content, the project includes various initiatives, such as the development of teaching materials, the initiation of class and school projects, as well as the training of teachers for intercultural and ethical issues.
Since no budget available to the schools for such teachers, these must be offered free of charge. This is made possible with the funding from the gypsum-School Foundation. “” Another component of the project is the exhibition world religions world peace of world ethos “, which leihen toll free for 4 to 8 weeks will be awarded to schools and one orientation on the topic of cross cultural values” are. “” It serves as information and source of inspiration for lessons, project days or as a platform for interfaith talks and discussions on the subject of ethos “and values” in politics, business and everyday life. The exhibition consists of several large panels, which provide information on the major world religions. As ethical guidelines, such as the principle of humanity “will the gold to be found in all cultures “” “” Rule”, as well as the four ethical principles Nonviolence”, justice”truthfulness” and partnership “discussed and illustrated. The funds provided by the gypsum Schule Foundation flow in the distribution, logistics, maintenance, and if necessary in the reproduction of the exhibition.