Hermann-Vöchting-Gymnasium Blomberg (Germany)

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Concept for Change is working with the HVG in Blomberg (Germany) to support the school and its students. Of course, the support is provided free of charge to the school.

Our collaborating is focusing on different aspects, like

• Communication
• Interviews with international business professional
• Internship opportunities
• Fundraising projects / activities
• … and more

Current Activities

Interviews with Business Professionals

Interviews with Business Professionals

Student from the Certilingua language program get the opportunity to talk and interview business professionals from around the globe

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19.06.2020 Interview - Nicholas Berliner

19.06.2020 Interview - Nicholas Berliner

On the 19th of June, the Certilingua class had the opportunity to interview Nicholas Berliner, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the United States of America to Belgium.

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Interviews with Business Professionals

Interviews with Business Professionals

Student from the Certilingua language program get the opportunity to talk and interview business professionals from around the globe.

The goal of the interviews is more than just speaking in foreign language. The students need to do research on the interview partners and their profession and prepare themselves the interviews. Of course Concept for Change is supporting with information, links, and guidence. On the other hand, this is a great opportunity for the students to learn from different people, with different nationalities, backgrounds, professions, and life experiences.

Please see below who the class has interviewed so far.

If you are a business professional and like to take part of this project, please contact us.

Upcoming Interview: ➤ The next interview will be planned and announced after the summer school holidays, with a new class

Screenshot from the interviews from the 30th of April and 19th of June 2020

Interview: Nicholas Berliner

Nicholas Berliner is the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the Embassy of the United States to the Kingdom of Belgium. His assignment began in August 2019.

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Feedback from Nicholas Berliner

Interview: Patrick Mau alias Mau Power

Mau Power is a hip hop artist from Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, the first Australian rapper to tour from this region. He was performing during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2018 and is also the founder and executive director of One Blood Hidden Image, the first Torres Strait independent record distribution label, film production and media company.

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Feedback from Patrick Mau alias Mau Power

Interview: Monique Morrow

Monique is President of the VETRI Foundation with a mission to empower people to control their identity and privacy. Monique is President and Co-Founder of the Humanized Internet, a non-profit organization focused on providing digital identity for those individuals most underserved. She is an TEDx Speaker and recognized as Forbes top 50 Women globally in Tech 2018. Monique was CTO Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems between 2012 and 2016.

Video Feedback from Monique Morrow

Interview: Emmanuel Chaize

Emmanuel is a Product Line Manager at Nokia, based in France. Throughout his career we was working on telecommunication projects in different countries, in particular in Europe and Africa, where he gained great professional and cultural experiences.


Classroom meeting at the HVG: Rafael A. Jaron

Rafael is the Founder and CEO of Concept for Change, and Director Public Sector Broadband Practice at Nokia. During the meeting, Rafael shared the idea of the Interview Program as well as his global experiences.

Past Projects & Engagements

Questionnaire - Certilingua Students - Student survey to evaluate support options and preferences for business professional interviews

Providing Video Conferencing Solution - Providing a simple video conferencing solution to the school, to enable new communication methods for future engagements with the school

In class information & communication session - Visit of Concept for Change for a face to face meeting with the students of the Certilingua program

Playmobil Donation Project - Student managed project - collection of used Playmobil at the school to be used by Concept for Change for children workshops and activities

Internship Program - 5 day personalized internship program in Belgium for a HVG Certilingua program student