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Care & education

After four years of primary school, the question arises as to which secondary school the child should attend. This is not an easy decision for many parents and their offspring, as there is a wide range of different types of school in North Rhine-Westphalia. You can find out how to make a good choice and which aspects you should pay attention to here in the family portal.

The transition to secondary school raises the important question for working parents, especially at the beginning: "How can my child continue to be looked after so that I can combine work and family life?" You can breathe a sigh of relief here, because until your child becomes more independent over time, you have various options for ensuring that your child is well looked after after school. Compulsory all-day schools, open youth work facilities and extracurricular all-day and childcare services are just some of them.

We have summarized the various childcare options for you and will help you decide which model is right for your family.

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