German Minister of Education and Culture visits the Future Classroom Lab

Grant Hendrik Tonne, Minister of Education and Culture of Lower Saxony, Germany, visited European Schoolnet's Future Classroom Lab (FCL) early September, together with Christel Schröder and Nina Graf, from the Ministry of Education and Culture of Lower Saxony, and Corinna Robertson-Liersch, from the Representation of Lower Saxony in Brussels.

European Schoolnet presented an overview of its various activities, including the eTwinning community, where Lower Saxony is already an active member. Mr. Tonne and his colleagues were impressed with the variety of means in which European Schoolnet supports teachers, particularly with the Future Classroom Lab.

The delegation also briefly presented their project "Bildung 2040". As part of this project, the Ministry is currently organising a series of events where different stakeholders in education can discuss their vision on the future of education, as Lower Saxony is currently implementing its new digital strategy for schools.

During the discussion, topics that were touched upon included the need to bring stakeholders in education together to discuss innovation and organising easy-to-access training and support for teachers, which are both at the heart of the mission of European Schoolnet.

Interested in visiting and experiencing the inspiring learning space of the Future Classroom Lab with a delegation of colleagues, teachers or students? For more information, please contact the FCL team at fcl@eun.org.