(written by Mykolas Kulakauskas)
It was at the end of August 2014. I packed my bag, kissed my friends and family goodbye and set off on a 1400 kilometre hitch-hiking trip from Lithuania to Denmark, to Tvind, in the middle of nowhere. Over about four days I caught rides from around 13 cars and walked over 30 kilometres. Here I was in Denmark, one of the happiest countries in the world, with its perfect social security system, its moist weather and its short summers. It was something that I had never experienced before. And so was my new home, Tvind. Continue reading
This is what we do. Travel to gain experiences. Study to make our experiences into knowledge. Teach to share what we have learned. Over and over again…
Written by Annelies
This weekend is a study weekend for our team. We come together in Tvind and we discuss the this that are important to the team in this saving-up period. We talk about economy, jobs, upcoming events, personal issues and so on. We also play sports, make music, play games, and occasionally organise a party. It is good to get to know eachother before the actual program starts. And it’s fun!
But my saving-up job is in Lindervold: 500 km from Tvind. Continue reading
Written by Marina DNS is an alternative school where everybody counts. This means that every new student who comes into the school is able to participate in the decisions taken and this means that they have freedom of speech and … Continue reading
Written by Annelies First impression from the message I read on a Couchsurfing Group: Travel AND volunteer AND study? Pedagogy? This is a program made for me…
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DNS’11 has graduated! Congratulations! And as tradition goes it was the task for the youngest team (us) to prepare the graduation party. And we put our youngest team members straight to the task. 😉 Welcome Ezephy and Andrei!!
Next year our team will travel to Africa. We will travel by bus and hitchhike. We will investigate the things that are going on in this continent, and bring our stories back to Europe, to share with you. At this … Continue reading
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Last weekend we all came together for the Winter Concert. This is an event with classical and world music, organised by DNS and made possible with a lot of help from other schools.
‘In DNS we are challenged to be activists, to have initiative, to have ideas about what we can do to change the world to a better place and put that ideas in action.’ Continue reading