Why homeschooling works better in England

Digital homeschooling is not widespread in Germany. Picture: EPA A mother from London tells how her son’s school, despite Corona, manages to continue teaching digitally – from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. We have been living in London with our three children for ten months. Our eldest son is eight years old, in Germany he […]

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. […]

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 […]

Karliczek: Short-term support for online lessons

Dhe pupils in Germany are far from being equipped with the technical prerequisites for learning at home, and there are also major problems at schools. Federal Education Minister Anja Karliczek told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (F.A.S.): “These days we are making a wide range of efforts to support the federal states in maintaining teaching as […]

Fighting Covid-19: When everyone is healthy, the bad awakening comes

BThe Federal Government is only slowly moving towards loosening the corona regulations. Small shops will be allowed to open again next week and the schools for a limited number of students at the beginning of May. But for the majority of the citizens affected by the shutdown, the federal-state agreement leaves open when they can […]

Why I failed homeschooling

MWednesday, 11 a.m. in a four-room apartment in Frankfurt. Conference call with colleagues. The connection is bad, I have to concentrate. Unfortunately, this is exactly the time when my daughter starts her chemistry experiment. “Mom, where’s the vinegar? I have to put an egg in there. ”I whisper:“ Top right on the shelf. ”Five minutes […]