The decades of austerity at German schools has plenty negative fruits the German school makes worldwide headlines for quite some time. Unfortunately no positive. The renewed attacks of Ansbach makes it clear that it is already with us after 12:00. But the policy failed and once again exercise in inactivity. 10 years ago seemed all right to be at German schools. There was still no PISA studies and known attacks only from the United States. But the situation is deceived. Already at that time it was powerful bubbling beneath the surface, even at that time the teacher warned.
But no one wanted to hear it. Much has happened since then. The comparison tests, known as Pisa, were a shock, at least to the uninitiated. Then was followed by attacks on a regular basis. Everyone should be clear that we have also here long American relations. But the politics always still does not seem to want to realize this and continues to deny a student teachers no longer could risk out. Yet actions if not fizzle out, recipes for the Improvement are presented.
The fact is, we have the largest classes in Europe in Germany numerically. No industrial country has so little education to including to secondary I out as we. And this austerity has consequences: poor performance, increased potential for aggression in the large classes, poor discipline, overwhelmed and even terrified teachers and last but not least anonymity due to to large classes. The list could be extended. The society has changed. Everywhere are problems in the family, which are carried out also on children’s minds and then dragging them in the schools. A profusion of media influences flows on the children of today, who can process it not alone anymore. Instead of so the school to adapt to changing realities and to reduce, the strength of the class one has gone even the opposite way in Germany. It has increased the number of students in the classes and increases the number of instructor hours. This short-sighted austerity now retaliates and makes us unprepared in the mark. Passed out before this fact will expire the policy in silence or exercises in nonsensical discussions that only delay the issue. It has already planned the money in other areas: crime, especially the youth, educational measures for school failure… We have become a repair company and pay the double and triple of what we save in the schools for the Schulsparkurs in other areas. Guilt and responsibility for the disastrous situation is therefore only the short-sightedness of the policy which has failed completely in terms of school. However, the company must pay, we all must pay. We have reached a negative level, from which there are only two ways out. Either we schools in the United States hermetically secure or but we can reduce the number of pupils per teacher sharply by at least 30 percent to take it some tension and aggressiveness from the school. Both measures are expensive, so fear is that once again everything. Unfortunately it is not in terms of education how they showed so decisive it to alleviate the economic crisis. It is therefore the question entitled when we have to report again by a recent negative climax and the next stop at a German school. ArneFrentzel