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In some parts of Germany, the new school year has already started. Just at this time of year, a report comes in that will not particularly please many parents. Experts from the German Teachers’ Association have determined that there is a shortage of around 30,000 teachers in Germany.
Teacher Shortage At All Schools
Not only grammar schools, but also secondary schools and even vocational schools are complaining about a shortage of teachers. This shortage of teachers is not present in all subjects, but there are some subjects where the problems are particularly severe. These include the subjects of chemistry, physics and also mathematics. Subjects that are not particularly popular with many students, but which are among the most important in our schools.
Eastern Germany In Particular Faces Problems
According to the experts, the teacher shortage will have a particularly strong impact on East-Germany impact. Here very many teachers will go in the next time into pension and it will develop large gaps in the personnel requirement. Many students will be happy about this, but it is not nice and above all it is not good if the children do not learn properly in school what they might need later on to find a profession.
Explanation Of The Difficult Words
As East-Germany is the eastern part of Germany with the states of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Brandenburg.
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