the digitization of the universities is unlikely to be the digital Pact for schools in dry towels, is driven. The conference of education Ministers (KMK) has adopted the corresponding recommendations. 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.
The didactics of higher education should be based "research and practice-oriented offers for the digital design of the teaching" to develop. 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 to "conditions"
The States and the Federal government would now need to create the "necessary conditions for a goal-oriented digitisation," said the KMK. To see this as a prelude to any high school-to-digital Pact, but it is "exaggerated", it said on Friday on demand.
such A digital Pact calls for the German rectors ' conference (HRK). Financed, for instance, the technical equipment would have to be, to be able to Lectures and digital processing record, said HRK-President Peter-André Alt in the last week after the meeting of the HRK Senate in Berlin.
at the end of February had already reminded the Commission of experts for research and Innovation (EFI) the Federal government and the countries to accelerate the digitization of the universities, especially in the teaching. 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".
EFI-reviewers: cost of 1.3 billion for five years
The amount of the flat rate EFI-expert Uwe Cantner, Economics Professor at the University of Jena put at 92 Euro per capita and year. 2.8 million students this would mean The universities would receive 260 million euros per year – around 1.3 billion euros for five years. Such a package could be the basis for the high school-to-digital Pact, said HRK-in-chief Old. Cantner called the statement of the KMK, is to set the framework conditions for the digitization of the universities, on Friday on request "very helpful". You'll meet the point of the digitization in a lump sum, but "not more than in the very broadest sense".More about
Digital change Unis are looking for your digital futureAmory Burchard
to digital formats in teaching at the universities in Germany are often poorly ordered, it is complained about for years. So the high school forum digitization in the past year, had found that many universities are developing Online Lectures in terms of personnel, technically and didactically-consuming. Also, the students will be compared to an Inverted Classroom models in which study content with E-Learning Offerings are prepared, skeptical.