The countries according to the assessment of the teachers ‘ Union GEW too little to combat the teacher shortage.
“The conference of education Ministers has not agreed enough to counteract and sufficient study places at the universities to provide” criticized the Federal Chairman Marlis Tepe, in an interview with the German press Agency. “On the contrary: In some States, training to be closed courses, for not a few teacher training courses have a Numerus clausus applies. This is absurd.”
The deliberations in the conference of education Ministers would have to get a more binding character, called the trade unionist. “The Minister should stop their party-political glasses more often and together, pull together.”
In the vocational schools, the shortage was nationwide for many years is extremely large. Also, the lack of the primary schools had now arrived in all the countries, said Tepe. This is due to the fact that primary school teachers are paid in almost all of the länder, worse than teachers in secondary schools. In addition, the primary school teachers have a longer working time, said Tepe. Particularly dramatic is the situation in the Eastern länder and in Berlin.
In the other school the teachers lack of will forms more in the next few years is noticeable, because then the increase in the number of pupils arriving in secondary education, has warned that the WT-Federal Chairman. For the universities, it is still unattractive, teacher training. The quality offensive in teacher training by the Federal government for the universities, with 50 million euros per year is not rich. “This is far too little money,” said Tepe.