The Ministry of Education had doubled the cost ceilings for school trips by decree: Multi-day excursions, hiking days or final trips can now cost up to 600 euros in Germany and 900 euros abroad. Lorz emphasized the importance of school trips for the educational mission of schools. The children and young people would gain new experiences and the sense of community would be strengthened. International exchanges and encounters also gave the students insights into foreign cultures and promoted language education and intercultural skills.
Hesse: Minister: Allow all students to participate in class trips
Wiesbaden (dpa/lhe) - Hesse's Minister of Education, Alexander Lorz (CDU), does not fear the exclusion of children and young people from the increase in the upper cost limit for school trips.