Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. - Henry Ford

10 Reasons to Study at AMAZON

Motto - Child friendly school

  • Education is the foundation that guarantees lifelong personal growth. Do everything right now for colorful world of tomorrow.
  • Raising intellect without morals is to educate a serious threat to society. - Theodore Roosevelt

Gymnazium AMAZON meets criteria of "toward a child-friendly school" (DPS). The system, which is supported by UNICEF foundation.

Schools should act in the best interests of the child. The learning environment must be safe and healthy. This must be complemented by experienced teachers and adequate resources. and appropriate physical, emotional, and social conditions for learning.

Children's rights must be protected, and their voices must be heard. Learning environments must enable kids to learn and grow with an innate respect for their identity and diverse needs. This model of teaching encourages inclusion, gender equality, tolerance, dignity and strengthens personality.



UNICCEF developed a network of schools based on: individual rights and educational systems and governed by the principle that they are friendly to children. The must characterize the safety, health and protection for their pupils. They must be effective for children and include family and society with children. (Shaeffer, 1999) Models by which the school is guided:

  • School is important for the student's personal and social development. Teachers are one of the most important elements in creating a friendly, open, and communicative classes in which children in it together.
  • Children are by nature destined for the absorption of new knowledge and develop their potential accordingly. However, this ability can sometimes be suppressed and destroyed.
  • Child-friendly schools recognize the potential of the child and help him or her develop it, provide school morale, teaching approach and content of the curriculum, establishing a training camp, learning and pupil.
  • To be called "child-friendly", the school should be associated with the support and cooperation of participating with the child's family. These schools aim to develop a learning environment in which children are motivated and able to learn.
  • Teachers are friendly and kind towards children and contribute to the safety and needs of the children.


  • It's about the search for a school for the children. It's about treating them as individuals with rights and duty-bearers in order to fulfill the rights of all children in the community.
  • It is aimed at school children. Acting in the best interests of the child, leading to the realization of the true potential of the child. Above all, school child-friendly environment must reflect the quality and characterized the essential aspects.

Relating to children

  • It does not exclude, discriminate or do not follow the basic stereotypes based on differences.
  • It provides education that is free and compulsory, affordable and accessible for families in crisis.
  • It respects diversity and ensures equality of education for all children (e.g. girls, working children, children from ethnic minorities and affected by HIV / AIDS, children with disabilities, victims of abuse and violence).
  • It responds to the diversity that allows for differences of circumstances and needs of individual children (e.g. on the basis of gender, social class, ethnicity, or level of ability).

The effectiveness of the learning

  • It supports a good quality of teaching and learning processes and individual instruction appropriate to each child with a different developmental abilities and learning styles. It works with the active participation and democratic methods of learning.
  • Provides structured content and high-quality materials and resources.
  • It improves the ability of teachers, morale, commitment, status and income - and their own recognition of the rights of the child.
  • Promotes quality learning by defining what is needed to teach children to learn.

Healthy and protected children

  • It provides a healthy and safe learning environment, with adequate water supplies and sanitation facilities and classrooms, non-threatening political processes (e.g., drug-free schools, corporal punishment, and harassment), and the provision of health services, such as nutritional supplementation and counseling.
    It provides life skills based on a sound education.
  • Supports both physical and psycho-socio-emotional health of teachers and students.
    It helps defend and protect all children from abuse and hurting.
    Provides children with a positive experience.

Gender sensitivity

  • Promotes equality of women and men at enrollment.
  • Eliminate stereotypes about gender.
  • Arranges to curriculum, textbooks, equipment and learning processes were favorable for girls.
  • Socializes boys and girls in non-violent environment.
  • It supports mutual respect, dignity and equality.

Children, families and society all participate in it.

  • Focused on children - supports the participation of children in all areas of school life.
  • Focus on the family - is working to strengthen the family as the primary caregiver.
  • They help to establish harmonious relations between teachers, parents and children.
  • Shall be based on supporting local partnerships in education. It operates in the interests of children. We work with other companies to ensure fulfillment of children's rights to education, etc.

Experience shows that the model based on the peacock’s friendly schools for children can be a powerful tool to assist the fulfillment of children's rights and providing them with education of good quality. At the national level, the ministries, development agencies and civil society organizations can be utilized as a normative framework target of political systems and programs to children and environment friendly systems. As a focus for cooperation programming leading to greater allocation of resources for education and as a component for practicing employees. The framework can serve not only as a goal and a tool for quality improvement through localized self-assessment, planning and management, but also as a means for mobilizing the community around education and children's rights.

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