Stumbling blocks for the ‘digital pact’ Federal Funding Package. €8.7b annual spend required to ensure continuing quality of kindergarten schools.
3 October 2018
International Education in 2030
The €5 billion K-12 Federal Funding package was passed in parliament. A centralized platform is planned for digital skill development. Largest education fair draws large numbers. Still, there are signs that show lack of digital leadership.
A €5b fund for digitization of school infrastructure is expected in Q2 of 2019. Acquisitions and partnerships drive EdTech investments rather than VC funding. Reform plans to address severe shortage of teachers.
National Council for Education omits key representatives. Germany faces shortage of vocational school teachers. State and federal education ministries reach agreement on funding deal.
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