For many Chinese children, time spent in school is just part of their learning. That and after-school activities and extra tuition may well add up to 12 hours. That leaves little time to play and relax.
A German nonprofit is tutoring children in underserved communities through an innovative live-in mentoring program. The Duisburg-based organization is the winner of this year's prize for civic engagement in Germany.
Calls for language tests starting in kindergarten have been backed by Germany's education minister. Last month's PISA study found that 21% of 15-year-olds in Germany struggle to read and comprehend texts.
The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child 30 years ago. How is the convention being implemented in Germany? DW visits children who know their rights — and have to fight for them.
The US and China are leaders in developing AI applications. But many Germans still have reservations about this technology. Now, German industry is urging greater progress, as Sabine Kinkartz reports from Berlin.
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