Federal Minister of Education and Research Visits ISH

On Jan 9, 2015 ISH had the great privilege of welcoming Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka, Germany’s Federal Minister of Education and Research. 

Dr. Johanna Wanka at the International School of Hamburg
photo source: Johannes Göpfarth

Reason for the visit was Minister Wanka’s participation in the event “Wege zu mehr Chancengerechtigkeit”, which focused on the topic of how to create equal opportunities in education. After addressing the audience with a speech that illuminated her overall stance on the issue, Minister Wanka engaged in a podium discussion with a panel of expert guests. The event closed with a lively Q&A session for the audience.