A primary school in Basel is to use a simplified version of the German language so it can communicate better with immigrant parents who may not be native German speakers.
Some German schools are lucky to have a single computer in classrooms; others boast all the latest gadgets. Researchers for Bertelsmann have called for bigger investments in tech, but some teachers strongly disagree.
In a new global ranking of higher education institutions released on Tuesday, German universities ranked among the world’s very best, performing particularly well in the sciences.
According to a study released by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) on Monday, average prices for new student rentals particularly in big cities have increased significantly since 2010.
Two states are set to introduce new fees specifically for students from outside the EU. But while local governments are eager to bring in the added revenues, critics say the price hikes could in fact hurt their universities.
A new German study has predicted a massive rise in students due to an influx of migrant children and consistently rising birth rates. The authors warn that Germany is woefully unprepared for the future.
Six German universities are currently among the 100 most prestigious in the world, according to a reputed ranking released on Tuesday.
In Germany, when a foreigner drops out of school without a diploma, they have four times less of a chance to find work as a German would in the same situation. The influx of refugee children has exacerbated the problem.
When students think about studying in a foreign country, their destination of choice tends to be either the United States or the United Kingdom. But a study released on Wednesday by Study.EU argues that Germany is now the best option for international students studying in Europe.
A new study says Germany is an exception with its free higher education. But while free tuition brings lots of foreign students here, it’s also keeping some of them away.