Is our education up to date? Stark-Watzinger to DLD

“We lack the courage to embrace the digital age” – if Germany is to stay on top and stay on top when it comes to educating children, German Education and Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger (FDP) believes the school system must change dramatically. At the digital DLD conference in Munich, she described what she felt was … Read more

Cabinet launches student loan increase

WAs there are fewer and fewer schoolchildren and students who have received Bafög in recent years, one of the stated goals of the traffic light government is to reform Bafög to open it up to more potential beneficiaries. While there were still 979,000 Bafög recipients in 2012, the number decreased to 639,000 in 2021. On … Read more

A new challenge: Ukrainian children and German schools. – Opinion

They’re stories the network loves, and you’ll find plenty of them there. Stories of children who have fled Ukraine, who are sitting on their laptops in their German accommodation and taught online from Berlin, Munich or Erfurt via their Ukrainian learning platform. Everyone immediately understands the message of these stories: In the midst of a … Read more