Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI



Schul-Cloud-Forum 2018

At the beginning of March, the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) welcomed numerous participants from the fields of education, science and politics to the Second Schul-Cloud Forum "Future-proof IT Infrastructure for Schools in Germany." On two days, they addressed the opportunities and opportunities of digital education and drew a first summary of the research project Schul-Cloud.


On the 1st and 2nd of March 2018, the second School Cloud Forum took place at the HPI. (Photo: HPI / K. Herschelmann)

Day 1: Around the topic "Digital Education"

The event was opened on March 1st with greetings from Wolfgang Gollub, Chairman of the National Excellence School Network MINT-EC, and the host and HPI Director Prof. Christoph Meinel. In his contribution he drew a positive summary of what had already happened and shared experiences and milestones in the development.

The opening was followed by a message from Ingo Ruhmann, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, before two exciting keynotes by Beth Havinga and Dr. Ing. Marlene Miglbauer, providing insights into international educational projects and digital training.

Beth Havinga, Leader of the Alliance for Education on International Developments in Digital Education, presented three exciting international projects from Scotland, Uruguay and Norway. Dr. Marlene Miglbauer, Deputy. Head of the Virtual University of Education, presented in addition to the training opportunities for teachers at her university also the digital competence grid for teachers: digi.kompP.

The second blog dedicated to the Schul-Cloud project Jan Renz, Technical Director Schul-Cloud, talked about the challenges, insights and solutions of the Schul-Cloud. Afterwards Dr. Annekatrin Bock presentet the accompanying research of the Georg Eckert Institute. She reported in detail on the first impressions of the schools and presented concrete teaching scenarios for the use of the Schul-Cloud.

The event concluded with a panel discussion with the State Secretary Dr. Ing. Thomas Drescher, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the State of Brandenburg, Stephan Wassmuth, Chairman of the Federal Parliament, Katharina Riethmüller, teacher and member of the extended school management at the Wilhelm Hittorf High School in Münster, Wolfgang Gollub, Chairman of the National Excellence School Network MINT EC and Prof. Christoph Meinel, Director & CEO of the Hasso Plattner Institute, which dealt with fundamental questions about digital education.

All lectures of the first day have been recorded and are available in german only.

Day 2: Workshops for all MINT EC schools

The second day of the forum was all about practical work with the Schul-Cloud. After a welcome by the host Prof. Christoph Meinel and the managing director of the MINT-EC Niki Sarantidou all participants got an introduction to the Schul-Cloud and could deepen their interests in different workshops.


Bildergalerie: Schul-Cloud-Forum 2018