Eastern Germany has a serious shortage of teachers. Brandenburg alone needs more than 1,000. It's reached the point that parents are filling in as substitute teachers.
A teacher has injured three students after he unintentionally fired a semi-automatic handgun during a firearms safety presentation. One of the students was reported to have bullet fragments lodged in his neck.
Germany's teacher shortage is set to get much worse by 2025, according to a new study. Career changers who take on teaching without an education background are filling some of the gaps, but more needs to be done.
Conservatives in the capital are protesting against a primer for educators they say teaches kids too much too soon about gender and sex. Do they have a point or is this an attack on Berlin's famed cultural diversity?
Teachers at an elementary school in Germany have appealed to parents for help in dealing with "extreme physical violence" from young students. With disciplinary measures failing, teachers are also turning to the police.
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