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Uneven standards

Kresimir Purgar, 49, from Croatia – July 30, 2013

Stay: 2 weeks, Course Start: 2013 , Accomodation:

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The problem with the school are uneven standards. You are very big institution, so it is to be expected, I guess. But, still... Some teachers are excellent, some shouldn't be teaching at all. For short stays, like mine, it is crucial to be placed correctly, otherwise you lose valuable time - like I have lost one week having being placed in a too advanced course. Likewise, some classrooms are excellent, some are very bad (in the old building). I guess some younger people will attribute this to a Berlin flair and wouldn't bother. Unfortunately, I wasn't among them. To my humble opinion, the school as a whole should work on standardization at all levels.

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At shorter stays, make sure you are placed in an appropriate class/level from the very beginning.

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