More sport activity for pupils needs more cash

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The President of the Vienna School Board, Susanne Brandsteidl, believes the intended introduction of daily gym lessons for full time schools is a positive thing. However, the discussion is still continuing on the issue of financial resources for teachers and gym halls. Around 32,000 children and young people will be affected by the introduction of […]

Anti-truancy official for Vienna

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Horst Tschaikner has been named head of Vienna‚Äôs new anti-truancy office. The secondary modern teacher was asked to work on concepts to lower the number of cases of truancy in the Austrian capital, Viennese education issues chief Susanne Brandsteidl said yesterday (Thurs). Brandsteidl claimed that some students were “coming and going like in a cafe”. […]