Kinderbetreuungseinrichtung -TGW Zwergennest

Company child care facility

Growing & 

At the TGW Kindergarten ("TGW Zwergennest"), our child care facility at our Marchtrenk location, our employees' children (from one-year-old to the beginning of school) are taken care of in nursery, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten groups. The focus is on individual growth and support – fully in line with our philosophy of "People in Focus – Learning and Growing".

"Discover, Learning AND GROWING"

In collaboration with the University of Education Upper Austria, we have developed a concept that integrates various approaches to early childhood education. The children are cared for by several different caregivers and teachers for each group. This childcare philosophy makes it possible to deal with each child according to their needs and stages of development – play as well as eating, drinking and sleeping.

The childcare philosophy is one that focuses on respectful and affective care, free play and autonomous development of movement – according to the three basic principles: delicacy of feeling, relationship-based teaching and an approach based on dialogue.

Descubrir, aprender y crecer
TGW Zwergennest, Grupo burbuja de niños de preescolar
"Me gusta mucho jugar
con mis amigos
en las salas fuera
e nuestro grupo:
en el taller, en el aula
de construcción y en l
a zona creativa.
Allí acabamos de crear
el taller de sonido."
TGW Zwergennest, Eltern
Supervisión individual de los niños
TGW Zwergennest, Padres
"Nosotros y nuestros hijos
recibimos un trato
muy personalizado.
Empezando por la familiarización,
así como también el intercambio
personal diario durante la recogida.
Lo disfrutamos todos mucho."
TGW Zwergennest Pädagogin
Crecer y acompañar
TGW Zwergennest, Pedagoga
"Gracias al moderno concepto
y al mayor grado
de supervisión en los grupos
de lo que dicta la ley,
los niños pueden descubrir y
conquistar su entorno social
por sí solos.
Es un entorno pedagógico
donde trabajar realmente
genial para todo nuestro equipo."
TGW Zwergennest: "entdecken, lernen und wachsen"

    Treating the children with sensitivity is critical to us. Paying attention to their verbal and nonverbal signals enables us to respond to them quickly. Appreciating and accepting the child's point of view in this process is of central importance to us. This creates an atmosphere in which kids and adults – and the children amongst themselves – can interact warmly and show respect and appreciation.


    Children receive support from the teachers in their activities and in building self-esteem. For this to succeed, the teachers must observe with appreciation, recognise what the children's needs are and respond appropriately. A secure relationship is the basis for the children's self-directed learning.


    The concept of the "TGW Zwergennest" is based on the image of the child a researcher and active agent in shaping their own identity. The task of adults is to have conversations with the children as equals, show appreciation for what they say and how they think, and take them seriously. The collaboration with the parents is decisive, both in dialogue as partners and in everyday interaction.

AWARDS for Family-friendly-naturE

The TGW Zwergennest company childcare facility won the first prize at Felix Familia Award 2020. The Upper Austrian family award presents companies that promote the reconciliation of work and family with their innovative ideas. Of the many companies who applied for this award, TGW won the jury over thanks to its company childcare facility, called the TGW Zwergennest, and many other family-friendly initiatives

Building on the success of the state award, TGW also won the Austrian Staatspreis Familie & Beruf, a nationwide award for the outstanding quality of family-friendly programs and policies and dedication to bringing work and family into harmony.


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