Thesis 20

New research initiatives are needed, starting with early education and the discovery of talent in childhood and individual promotion. It continues in primary school and awakens the spirit of research and encourages creativity.

From Year 5 onwards, teaching is conducted using tablets and notebooks. Books for teaching the material are replaced by electronic teaching content, which should be provided with further-reaching sources so that students are able to gain in-depth knowledge of a topic by pursuing their interests.

Learning different programming languages and basic programming know-how will be introduced as a new compulsory subject. Just as writing and reading was learned in the past, programming languages will be the new basis for creative solutions and the implementation of one’s own ideas. To that end, the Federal Government is increasing the school budget for the federal states using federal funds by a factor of 5 in relation to the 2019 budget.