KomBi - Communication and Education
KomBi is a non-governmental educational institution
in Berlin / Germany offering training and counselling on the
diversity, gender and sexual identity.
KomBi has been engaged in anti-discrimination and
lesbian-gay emancipation since 1981 in the educational
Objectives of KomBi’s work:
The aims of
KomBi’s work are fostering respect, acceptance
and democratic consciousness,
acknowledgement of social
diversity and prevention of hate crimes.
KomBi applies a diversity approach with reference to
generic non-discrimination clause (Article 13) of the European
Community Treaty and Article 21 of the Charter of Fundamental
Rights of the European Union.
Content and focus:
focus of the trainings lies on raising awareness of social
diversity related to
skin colour, ethnic background, age,
(dis)ability, religion, sexual identity
and gender, using the
examples of gender equality and acceptance of LGBT
(lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender) ways of life.
KomBi’s main target groups are educational practitioners and
children and youth attending schools. Based on its
pedagogical approach of Lebensfomenpädagogik
(Pedagogy of Ways of Life) KomBi
concepts and tools to address sexual diversity and to
challenge homophobia at schools and in youth work.
KomBi provides workshops and diversity training for
students, teachers and workers with young people. Training
and coaching for educators focus on awareness raising and
practical information around sexual
diversity and homophobia.
KomBi’s educational work is an important means
prevent homophobia, discrimination and hate
crimes, as it addresses an overt
gap in the education
system. It therefore has been recommended by the
School Board to all schools in Berlin.
European Workshop for Adult Learners on Anti-discrimination and Diversity
European Training course for Teachers and Trainers on Homophobia and Diversity of Genders
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