announcing Hardly of the digital Pact for schools in halfway dry towels, is a digital Pact for the universities. The conference of education Ministers (KMK) adopted on Thursday in Berlin recommendations for digitisation in higher education, the KMK announced in the evening.
The universities will be asked to create the digitisation of teaching as a strategic objective and the "organisational, personnel and financial conditions" for Expanding digital educational offerings. As the house task of the didactics of higher education, the countries formulate a Minister, "research-based, and to develop practice-oriented offers for the digital design of the teaching". And in the case of the accreditation of study programmes is to be ensured that digital competence in the Curriculum "adequately anchored".
the Federal government and the Länder is intended to create "framework conditions"
From a high school-to-digital Pact is in the KMK-recommendations are not yet explicitly in the speech. It is, however, that the Länder and the Federal government would now need to create the "necessary conditions for a goal-oriented digitisation". Would the General conditions, as well additional funds for the technical equipment, about Lectures recording and digital processing, such as money, to IT specialists and other professionals for the digitalisation of teaching.
That it is ordered to digital formats in teaching at universities in Germany, many of them are still bad, it is complained about for years. So the high school forum, digitisation had criticized in the past year, the colleges took advantage of the digitization "to modernize their teaching methods and Curricula." But, as before, strategies for teaching in the digital age, were missing. At German universities, the coverage applicable at the end of the development of Online Lectures as a staff, technically and didactically to elaborate, it said. Also, the students will be compared to an Inverted Classroom models in which study content with E-Learning Offerings are prepared, skeptical.
EFI-requested digitization package
at the end of February had urged the Commission of experts for research and Innovation (EFI) the Federation and the Länder, the digitization of the universities, especially in education. You should support the universities with a digitization fee Per student and Student, universities and colleges should get "a certain amount for the Expansion and maintenance of their digital infrastructure and applications, as well as to the Development of their digital teaching and learning opportunities", called for the EFI experts.More about
compromise on the higher education Pact, the city-States should not be discriminatedAmory Burchard
The German rectors ' conference (HRK) called on Wednesday for a "digital Pact for universities" and for the EFI model recommended per-capita funding by the Federal government and the Länder. The financing needs for such a program did not want to quantify the amount of the HRK President Peter-André Alt on demand.