Germany’s High School Dropout Rate Threatens Prosperity

Germany’s High School Dropout Rate Threatens Prosperity

More and more chairs are becoming available sooner than expected. Classroom in Suhl (January 24, 2020) The high school dropout rate of 12 percent endangers “prosperity” in Germany, complains Federal Education Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger. Within the EU, the proportion is only larger in Romania, Spain and Hungary. How is it that Germany is one of … Read more

Record Number of Students Attending Schools in Hamburg Due to Baby Boomers and Immigration

Record Number of Students Attending Schools in Hamburg Due to Baby Boomers and Immigration

Hamburg (dpa/lno) – Baby boomers, immigration, the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine and overall high numbers of refugees have once again led to a record number of students at Hamburg’s educational institutions. In total, around 265,500 children and young people are attending one of the Hanseatic city’s approximately 470 state and private schools this … Read more

Major shortage of sign language interpreters: “Make sign language a subject in secondary school”

Major shortage of sign language interpreters: “Make sign language a subject in secondary school”

One fifth of the requested hours for sign language interpreters were not filled last year. “Sign language interpreting is very difficult physically and mentally.” Deaf and hearing-impaired people are entitled to a free sign language interpreter in many situations, so that they can participate in normal life. This applies, for example, at school or at … Read more

Thuringia’s Teacher Shortage: Over 650 Hired, But Challenges Remain

Thuringia’s Teacher Shortage: Over 650 Hired, But Challenges Remain

Erfurt (dpa/th) – 653 teachers were hired on a permanent basis in Thuringia in the first half of the 2023/24 school year. At 166, so-called lateral entrants made up a quarter of the new hires. This corresponds to the previous year’s level, the Ministry of Education said upon request. In addition, 262 educators were hired … Read more

Bavaria Ranks as Smartest Federal State in New Educational Ranking

Bavaria Ranks as Smartest Federal State in New Educational Ranking

Mirror, mirror on the wall, where do the smartest people in the whole country live? And where do you have the best chances of getting a good education? In Bavaria! At least this is the result of a new educational ranking from the online tutoring portal “ TutorSpace“. The makers compared all 16 federal states … Read more

Self-Taught Sushi Chef Becomes Famous in Japan: A Look Inside the Sushi Industry

Self-Taught Sushi Chef Becomes Famous in Japan: A Look Inside the Sushi Industry

Picture from: TV screenshot JapansushiThere is a common saying in the industry:“It takes three years to cook rice and eight years to make rice.”It means that a person wants to be independentsushi chefmust go through up toApprenticeship of 10+ yearsOnly then. However, this traditional training method has gradually faced the fate of being eliminated in … Read more

Primary school teacher will remain in jail for at least a month on suspicion of child abuse

Primary school teacher will remain in jail for at least a month on suspicion of child abuse

moral facts A teacher from De Springplank primary school in Geraardsbergen was arrested by the police on Friday evening. The man is suspected of sexual offenses with several children from the school. The East Flanders public prosecutor’s office confirms to our editors that the man remains arrested. A 38-year-old teacher from a primary school in … Read more

One in five adults has a mental disorder: “Prevention must start in primary school”

One in five adults has a mental disorder: “Prevention must start in primary school”

healthcare More than one in five adult Flemish people function less well due to depression, anxiety, addiction or another psychological disorder. In particular, psychological problems that arise in childhood have increased significantly. And many people still delay seeking help for a long time. People with a mental disorder function less well in important areas of … Read more

Extreme Weather Warning for Nordland: Strong Winds Cause Travel Disruptions

Extreme Weather Warning for Nordland: Strong Winds Cause Travel Disruptions

– In the next few days, another round of strong winds awaits in Nordland, and it will once again cause problems for traffic in the county, says security and preparedness manager in Nordland county municipality, Jostein Eliassen. For the second time in two days, he is asking Northerners to follow traffic information both on water … Read more

Intelhorce School in Malaga Set to Reopen After Five Years for State-of-the-Art Rebuilding Project

Intelhorce School in Malaga Set to Reopen After Five Years for State-of-the-Art Rebuilding Project

The situation in which the building of the Intelhorce school in Malaga It was closed five years ago to be torn down and rebuilt. Since then, all students have attended class at the CEIP El Tarajal, waiting for the Board to carry out the works. This Monday, Intelhorce families gathered at the doors of the … Read more