Languages are an essential aspect of exploring and understanding the world. Through language we communicate, understand, cooperate and learn faster about the world around us.

House of Knowledge is the first Reggio Emilia-inspired International Kindergarten in China offering a multilingual environment for our children.

For the past 17 years, we have been dedicated to building an excellent teaching approach that provide a well-designed, age-appropriate learning environment promoting children’s holistic development.

Our kindergarten cultivates not only the children’s awareness about different languages around the world, but also we are the only kindergarten that teaches our young learners in three languages.

Today, we are very delighted to announce, that starting in September 2023, we will open a German Nursery class at our Victoria Gardens campus.

Our German Nursery class is suitable for children aged 18 months – 3 years old.

We welcome you and your child to join us and gain a new language skill with our experienced and enthusiastic German teaching team.

From school founder, principal, to lead teacher, House of Knowledge is consistently equipped with a very strong German team that allows our German culture to be authentically immersed in children’s daily campus life.

Please check out below some of our management team members and teaching team for German learning program.

School Founder   Farshad Danicek 

Mr. Farshad Danicek, M.Ed., Co-Founder and Head of Program Development, House of Knowledge. Farshad has been working in the Early Years Education industry for over 30 years. During the past 17 years, Farshad has adapted the Reggio Emilia educational approach to coincide with Chinese learning styles, to help children learn the best of the east and the west.

 Principal   Tina Ritter 

Mrs. Tina Ritter, M.Ed., Principal at House of Knowledge. Tina has more than 15 years of working experience as an educator both in Germany and China. Whether as a teacher, researcher, and Principal, Early Years Education is where Tina’s passion lies in. Tina also earned the Medal of Merit in Germany for her work in the education field in 2015.

German Nursery Lead Teacher   Ronja Schiemann

Mrs. Ronja Schiemann, accredited Early Child Educator, B.A.,German Nursery Lead Teacher. Ronja joined HoK in 2020 as a German Class Lead Teacher. For new school year 2023-2024, Ronja will lead the German Nursery Class. She has worked with different groups of children and parents in her past decade of teaching. Ronja is very passionate about the Reggio Emilia philosophy and she loves to observe what sparks children’s interest to explore learning activities.

German Pre-K Lead Teacher   Sarah Staubach

Miss Sarah Staubach, German Pre-K Lead Teacher, holds a BA degree with over five year’s experience working with children of all ages. Sarah loves to join her students by all kinds of activities to explore and discover the world in and outside the classroom. She is an enthusiastic and keen teacher, who builds up a unique learning experience that goes hand in hand with a child’s imagination.

Check out below video clip and scan the QR code to learn more about our program. We look forward to seeing you soon!