Given the poor performance of the Berlin primary school pupils in mathematics, spelling and reading, as well as the high number of early school leavers in education Senator Sandra Scheeres (SPD) wants to introduce on Wednesday, the already in November announced the "quality package". According to the daily mirror, it could start already in the kindergarten, and a greater commitment to cooperation, Kita-primary schools require. This cooperation could apply in addition to the linguistic to the mathematical area, in order to arouse the understanding of numbers, the children earlier – this will at least Hamburg.
Hamburg's first-graders have five more hours
mathematics is one of the special problem areas in Berlin. A lot of students that do not create a conclusion, came without a basic knowledge from the primary schools: In the most recent nationwide trends in education, it turned out that about a quarter of Berlin's fourth graders are the minimum standards in math miss. Reportedly, according to Scheeres’ quality should be aimed at the package, therefore, not only in English but also in mathematics. As previously reported, reckon experts, Scheeres will try, in spite of the shortage of Teachers, the Hours expand. This is possible, it means if you would use the approximately 1,000 language support teachers available to schools for sharing and support in the classroom.
the model also here in Hamburg, the achieved per week, five hours more for first graders provides as Berlin and better results. In addition, the Hanseatic city had commissioned the Kiel-based Leibniz-Institute, recommendations for the subject of mathematics. In the Kiel experts report explains how important it is to create in the preschool area of knowledge. Scheeres took in the school Board repeatedly to Hamburg.
the CDU presented its "master plan for elementary school"
On Thursday there was a current event, because the CDU parliamentary group presented its "master plan for elementary school" to vote. Also, the CDU education expert Hildegard Bentele made reference to the weak Berlin results in the formation of trends, and called for a better Transition between nursery and school. Other elements of the "master plan" for the employees, with a method of criticism, including the method "reading through Writing". Scheeres stressed that according to a survey of your house "is not a Berlin primary school" using this method. In addition, the CDU demands that "each primary school as soon as possible get administrative power" to relieve the burden on principals and teachers. The CDU master plan, no group agreed with that criticism, there was, in particular, on the "at least for the classes 1 to 4" the required mobile phone ban in lessons and break times. The pass "to reality," said Regine Kittler (Left), and amid murmurs of agreement from several students of the Steglitzer of spruce mountain high school, who came as a spectator in the Committee.daily mirror people for Free
to order, no better services through bonus program
was Also in the framework of the Committee, the Berlin-based bonus program theme: high-level representatives of the Frankfurt Leibniz Institute for educational research and educational information (DIPF) described the results of a survey of schools participating in the focal point programme. The results include, that while many positive effects, but so far no improvement in performance and no reduction in school drop-out is observed: In the program, more than 250 schools to take part, to get a total of a three-digit million Euro amount per year, to the disadvantages of cushion, have your students due to their social origin.