What the Federal Government is doing to boost digital learning

Digital teaching and learning What the Federal Government is doing to boost digital learning

Digital learning across Germany is to be given a boost. That is why Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Federal Education Minister, Anja Karliczek, launched the Digital Education Initiative. What is the Federal Government already doing to promote digital learning? And what will be the focus of this new initiative? Here is an overview.

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Digitalisation is having an ever greater impact on our lives – the Federal Government is increasing support for digitalisation in the field of education

Photo: picture alliance / Hauke-Christian Dittrich

Digitalisation is becoming ever more important in our everyday lives. The pandemic has shown just how important it is in education, for example. Whether it’s in vocational education and training, at university or in schools, the rate of digitalisation needs to be stepped up across all areas of education. The Federal Government is lending its support to this endeavour by funding various measures and programmes, including the following:

Digital Pact for SchoolsMinimise
School Cloud Minimise
Vocational Training 4.0Minimise
"Digital Higher Education" research projectMinimise
National Education PlatformMinimise
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