First Day of Computer Science Teaching attracts 80 teachers to SIC
Education Minister Ulrich Commerçon and Professor Verena Wolf opened the event. Credits: Saarland University
Last Wednesday the Saarland Ministry of Education and Culture and the State Institute for Education and Media, together with Saarland University, organized the first “Day of Computer Science Teaching”.
“The imparting of knowledge and the acquisition of skills in the field of computer science are becoming more and more important for our pupils”, explained Ulrich Commerçon, Minister for Education and Culture, in his welcoming address.
“Informatics at school: Yes, but how?” was the title of the opening lecture given by Professor Beat Döbeli Honegger from the Institute for Media and Schools at the Schwyz University of Teacher Education.Afterwards, seven workshops were open until 3 pm. The program included topics such as the “Digital Textbook” and self-study courses, as well as “Learning Algorithms”. Around 80 people attended the lectures. Finally, Professor Philipp Slusallek, head of the department “Agents and Simulated Reality” at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, spoke. He showed how artificial intelligence is changing everyday life. /gb
Die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit am Saarland Informatics Campus wird unterstützt durch das Kompetenzzentrum Informatik Saarland, gefördert aus Mitteln des Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE) und Mitteln der Staatskanzlei Saarland.