The losing streak is over. The people's University in the Würmtal is allowed to re-open. From the Internet you will not pull it back though.
Würmtal – adult education for lifelong Learning. The Corona-Virus has confirmed this once more. This time, students and instructors learned alike. Because many of the teachers of the folk high school in the Würmtal were first forced to deal with the possibilities of the Internet deal. And many participants took up the offer of the online teaching grateful.
spaces measured to be
Since 30. May may offer the PCs a lesson in their own homes. The Vhs in the Würmtal plans, after the Whitsun holidays started. "We had a long thirst period. It is a relief to be able to become active again,“ says Director Veronika Wagner. Just like before, it will not be but. How many courses can start again properly, is still open. Currently the premises is to be measured. "As many participants as before not to go in, which is an incision," says Wagner. You can imagine that movement to take place offers semi-Outdoor, in the case of other courses, half of the participants could attend the course live, the other will switch over the Internet. "We will examine every possibility," she assures.
courses on the Internet, many of the participants of the Vhs are now accustomed to. Over 700 people took part during the time of the closure of the online to around 100 courses. Around 450 listeners of digital lectures and other events to come. "I'm positive conductors fond of our course and our participants," says Wagner. But she's not happy. Normally, the Vhs offer 300 to 350 courses. It could not, therefore, take place many. To do this, especially Workshops and lectures included. The Vhs sales had suffered losses. In which Dimension is not yet clear. "This will show only in the autumn," says Wagner. Sure, but: "If the Situation remained so, and more online only courses could have been included, it would be become to the autumn serious."
course fees as a donation
Wagner hopes that many had to abandon courses, to the Vhs, the course fees as a donation. She shows herself grateful, and that you can let the operating start up again and that there should also be a bailout for the people's universities of the solo-self-employed lecturers, with the inclusion of. The instructors were not employed. This also led to the Vhs I have conducted many online courses. So you have to be able to the instructor a fee to pay.
With all the Worries Veronika Wagner of the crisis may be said to have but also something Positive. Many people have now lost their inhibitions towards computers and IT. Also, in the future, you want to offer online courses. Also if you know: "The personal exchange that makes the Vhs." But a part of their clientele belong to the risk group, a other afraid to get courses into the house. "That's why this is a path that we are in part maintained."
While Veronika Wagner missed the rooms of the Vhs Würmtal in terms of the required spacing rules and dispensers with disinfectants draws up plans you already have the program for the fall. This would be "small but fine", she says. "We will also be able to offer no lectures with 30 participants."
Vhs in the Würmtal since 2019 "base for consumer education".Updated Date: 03 June 2020, 13:34