Countries advise on school after the Easter break

School operation Schools, which started again after the Easter holidays in some federal states, are shaky in view of the third wave of corona. Photo: Marijan Murat / dpa (Photo: dpa) In some federal states, the holidays have already ended. In Saxony-Anhalt and Rhineland-Palatinate lessons are again, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Saarland it begins this … Read more

Education: Teachers Association: Billions needed for student tuition

education With around 1.5 million students, the Corona crisis has created a greatly increased need for support. Photo: Patrick Pleul / dpa-Zentralbild / dpa (Photo: dpa) The German Economic Institute recently had similar figures DL President Heinz-Peter Meidinger told the German Press Agency: “In the future, many children and young people will need accompanying support … Read more

Older children should go back to school

Coronavirus schools Schoolchildren go from a bus stop to their school in Lower Saxony with their school backpacks. Photo: Hauke-Christian Dittrich / dpa (Photo: dpa) Corresponding steps are planned in Bavaria and Brandenburg. Openings are also to be initiated in Baden-Württemberg. This was announced on Thursday by the state governments. The federal states do not … Read more

Why many countries in Europe keep schools open

But Europe is divided on this issue. Especially in the south – in Portugal, France, Greece and Spain, but also in Switzerland – schools remain open, although the rest of the country is in lockdown. The most important reasons for this are psychological stress on children from distance learning, learning losses and subsequent loss of … Read more