“Drones will be part of everyday life” (neues-deutschland.de)

Frank Wernecke, how do you get into the drone industry from the time-honored Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science at the Free University of Berlin? It’s true, I originally studied political science. But I’ve always been interested in new technologies. I had already started coding in parallel to my studies and was right in the […]

Distance learning in the corona crisis does not reach many students

Digital lessons in Switzerland Many students currently need to be taught on the computer. (Photo: dpa) Berlin In the corona crisis, many students in Germany could not be reached digitally. This is the result of an evaluation of the “School Barometer”, which was published on Friday by the Institute for Education Management and Economics of […]

School in times of Corona: normality looks different

Berlin Markus Beyer says: “I can no longer – and I now have a hatred for the teachers.” Beyer works in the home office, but his ten-year-old son “bursts into almost every video conference because he is completely underutilized”. The class teacher had a pack of worksheets ready for collection at the school in mid-March. […]

Even more invisible with Corona (neue-deutschland.de)

The “European Equality Protest Day” is taking place online this year Photo: Alamy / Vitaliy Tuzov On this Tuesday, the European Protest Day on Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities is different than it used to be. For the first time in 27 years, the protest on May 5 will not take place decentrally on […]

Economists demand classes for all classes

School lessons Daycare and school closings increased the differences in learning groups and social inequalities in society, warn economists. (Photo: dpa) Berlin More than 90 German economists from educational research are calling for “comprehensive measures to immediately offer early childhood and school education in Germany for all age groups”. That is the essence of an […]

Students learn less and less in the mint subjects

Berlin The Corona crisis shows with great clarity how much the Republic depends on technicians and scientists – especially IT experts. But the younger generation is becoming more and more of a problem: the performance of our students in the STEM subjects, i.e. math, computer science, natural sciences and technology, has been falling since 2012. […]

Students not exempt from compulsory internship – News

The Ministry of Education has rejected the request from the union and the Chamber of Labor to exempt students from their summer internship this year. Due to the Corona crisis, many students find it difficult to complete a mandatory internship this summer. The Chamber of Labor and the union had asked to be released from […]

Greens call for laptop donations for needy students

Student on laptop Poor pupils should receive a grant of 150 euros for the purchase of a laptop for teaching at home, according to the will of the grand coalition. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The spokeswoman for the Greens parliamentary group for digital infrastructure, Tabea Roessner, called for laptop donations for needy students. The background is […]

School start: window days are canceled – News

As Minister of Education Heinz Faßmann explained, there will be no recommendation for the Stop Corona app when school starts. “The Red Cross app is voluntary, students are not forced to do so.” Classes are held on the window days after Ascension Day and Corpus Christi. On Friday, Education Minister Heinz Faßmann presented the timetable […]

Focus on self-marketing (neue-deutschland.de)

The fight against Foreman made Schulz (r.) Famous in 1995. Photo: imago images / Mausolf No trace of anger or frustration: 25 years after the scandal judgment in the fight of his life against George Foreman, Axel Schulz is at peace with himself and the boxing world. The “Soft Giant” also remained without a win […]