World Minister: Germany too slowly in digitization at schools

04:20  18 august  2022
04:20  18 august  2022 Source:   t3n.de

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schools have to become more digital, the Federal Minister of Education Stark Watzinger sums up. No real surprise, but this knowledge is now also evidenced by the current educational monitor, which compares federal states. Digital jobs for students are urgently needed: inside.

Schulen fehlt es vor allem an digitalen Arbeitsplätzen.  © t3n.de schools lack digital jobs.

Federal Education Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger wants more speed in digitization at schools in Germany. "We have to make further progress urgently and quickly, especially when expanding the Internet at schools," said Stark-Watzinger on Wednesday of the German Press Agency.

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background are the findings from the current "educational monitor" - a comparison study by the Institute of German Economy (IW) on behalf of the initiative New Social Market Economy (INSM). For the first time, the aspect of digitization had also been incorporated into the educational study. Bremen, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg performed well here. It is worse about digitization in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg. In the study, an "educational -economic point of view" and evaluated was "explicitly taken" and to what extent reducing the federal states in educational poverty, contributing to securing skilled workers and promoting growth. Overall, the author recommend: Inside, to provide more digital jobs at schools and to further anchor corresponding technologies.

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Germany is “far from being at the goal and too slow “Stark-Watzinger continued-even if the schools have become" digital and modern "during the Corona period. Overall, digitization is still “sluggish”.

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than positive, the minister praised that "much more teachers would now be used by digital media". Compared to 2017, a “clear development boost” can be recognized here. "In the at least weekly use of digital media, there are tendency to determine for all federal states, even if there are still significantly room for everyday classrooms in daily integration," said the FDP politician.

Stark-Watzinger also pointed out that the federal funds from the digital pact school-a total of 6.5 billion euros-were already bound by half. By the end of the year, her ministry would expect a "significant increase in middle bonds", especially for cross -border digital projects, she said.

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