According to criticism of task: In Saxony, the math will be raised to final grade

The high school grades in mathematics will be raised this year in Saxony, to a touch point. A survey of high schools revealed that the average grade in the cour

According to criticism of task: In Saxony, the math will be raised to final grade

The high school grades in mathematics will be raised this year in Saxony, to a touch point. A survey of high schools revealed that the average grade in the course in comparison to the previous year, by 0.6 points worse, according to the Ministry of culture on Wednesday.

The tasks were according to the Ministry, although in principle the Saxon curriculum. However, had to be used in some of the tasks of the acquired Knowledge to new and unknown situations. In addition, the focus of the preparation in the corona was due to the home learning time for a part of the students, especially in Solving tasks of past years. The direct influence was by teachers due to the Corona of a pandemic is lower than usual.

Saxony's Minister of culture, Christian Piwarz (CDU) had ruled in April that the graduation to take place as planned, the students but no disadvantage should arise. "In weighing up all the pros and cons and, in particular, in view of the not of the students responsible for a problem in some tasks, this will increase the scores a bit," explained Piwarz the current step.

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 23:19

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