Parents do not challenge children to be gifted

The figures from the ministry of education speak a clear language: in the district of starnberg, about 58 percent of children attended a grammar school in 2010, in the district of regen in the bavarian forest just under 30 percent. If bavaria's divided school system is really geartungsgerecht, love that only one possible explanation to: in starnberg live twice as many children with the necessary gymnasialintelligenz as in the homeland of minister of agriculture helmut brunner (CSU).

But all experts actually assume that the young people of lower bavaria are at least as smart as the young people of starnberg. The reason for such regional discrepancies is only partly to be found in the school system. The figures also provide clear evidence that many parents are not lucky when it comes to choosing the right school.

the city music school moves to michelsberg

She has been a nunnery, a lunatic asylum, a university outpatient clinic and a social foundation outpatient clinic. Now the former benedictine provost church of st. Faithful to a future as the city’s music school.
Fortunately, the city is taking a much more cautious approach to the current renovation than it did in 1870. When the sacralized monastery building was converted into a lunatic asylum and a new staircase was needed, a piece from the choir of the directly adjacent church was simply used for this purpose. So it happens that the stylized eye of god is in a "half".. Ceiling painting hovers above the staircase.

The brutal intervention of that time cannot be reversed. The staircase is needed to make the multi-storey building accessible in the future as well. This was explained during a tour of the construction site by bertram felix, the city’s finance and foundation officer, and karin hamper, who is overseeing the renovation on behalf of the city’s real estate management department.

school enrollment in the district of kulmbach is in free fall

The number of students at the schools in the district’s responsibility for the subject matter remains constant only at the vocational school center. As the head of the department, achim geyer, reported at yesterday’s meeting of the school and social committee, there has been a clear downward trend at the other secondary institutions for years.

They are a reflection of the number of births in recent years, which have also been declining steadily, geyer said. Drastic is the development at the middle schools, the realschule and the two gymnasiums in kulmbach. On the other hand, he described the figures at the vocational school center as absolutely pleasing: "they are stable, that is due to the positive mix of teaching professions."

spardorf grammar school: erlangen-hochstadt plans new building for 55 million

The new district administration office cost almost 40 million euros. For the district, the attractive administrative building was previously regarded as a historically rude building investment. So far. For almost 55 million euros are now planned for a new building of the grammar school in spardorf. Of this, about 18 million euros came from the free state of bavaria.

On thursday, the district council gave an important signal in a joint meeting of the school and building committees. They rejected a renovation of the existing building and unanimously favored a new building. Ultimately, however, the district council still has to decide.

Labor market defies economic pessimism

Although the number of unemployed was 39,000 higher than in june for seasonal reasons, it was 43,000 lower than a year ago, the federal employment agency (BA) reported. The unemployment rate rose by 0.1 points to 6.6 percent in july. Without the seasonal effects, which were usually more pronounced in july, the number of unemployed would have fallen by 12,000.

BA head frank-jurgen weise expressed satisfaction: "the labor market is stable overall."He blamed the slight increase in july solely on seasonal factors. On the one hand, many companies postponed hiring until the fall during the vacation months. On the other hand, significantly more young people than usual registered as temporarily unemployed after completing school or vocational training. "In the fall, youth unemployment will again decline significantly."

learning at the pc instead of at the school desk

After the corona-related school closure, educational institutions throughout germany had to move classes home. At the vocational school center in kronach, the staff very quickly succeeded in creating a new everyday teaching routine by means of a comprehensive digital learning program.

"Our teachers have done a great job in the past weeks", rudi schirmer, head of the vocational school, and ursula lieb, a member of the school’s administrative staff. Already on the weekend after the school closing, teachers came together to find solutions for the continuation of the lessons through home-learning.

The after-school care center in volkach, housed in the monastery st. Maria in the rooms of the girls’ secondary school, continues to grow.

Two years ago, the city recognized a need for 115 places, but due to the current rough demand, this number will grow to 125 as of the coming school year. But the city council had to decide on the recognition of the increased need, which was done unanimously after a short debate.

The district of forchheim invites tenders for the cleaning of eight school buildings and four administrative buildings. One of the two bosses of the management consulting company "concept 2", on monday, heiko ebert presented the more than 18-page performance specification and the procedure. Tenders will be invited throughout europe this week. "Nowadays it is not easy to find cleaners. In some regions, companies no longer submit bids at all. But here I am confident", ebert emphasized.

Until 19. June the six to eight most suitable cleaning companies are selected. On 24. A mandatory site inspection will take place in july: representatives of the company and those responsible will look at the herder grammar school, the pestalozzi school, the district administration office, the vocational school center and the frankische schweiz grammar school in ebermannstadt.