A cross-border exchange program allows elementary school teachers from Germany and France to trade places for four years. It means children are taught by native speakers and can get acquainted with a different culture.
The teacher promised to give the 14-year-old student better grades if she sent him nude photos. He also reportedly promised other pupils better grades if they gave him a kiss.
Teachers in the Baltic country's bilingual schools are transitioning into teaching mostly in Latvian. Critics worry that the reform will come at the detriment of minority students — mainly ethnic Russians.
MP3 players are being used as a valuable source of information for health and general well-being. A German couple are distributing the portable devices to improve the lives of illiterate women in rural areas.
The new head of the KMK German educational body says pupils from the east and the west of the country can still learn from each other. But his proposal for pupil exchanges has received a cool reception.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version