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Academics demand continuing support for innovation in teaching

More than 100 teaching fellows in Germany have signed a position paper calling for more federal support for quality and innovation in university teaching.

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The position paper is intended as a contribution to the wider debate about what should follow the Qualitätspakt Lehre, a national funding initiative aimed at improving university teaching, when it comes to an end in 2020. The great success of the current initiative shows the importance of external support for the systematic and continuous development of teaching quality, the paper says.

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