Invited Talk - Splinter Diversity
Social Background as diversity dimension in German education system
Aelius Förderwerk e.V.
This talk briefly describes the role of social background as a dimension of diversity in the German education system. By stating actual trends and developments the importance of the social background for the individual's success in the German education system and later career is stressed. Apart from structural challenges the concept of mentoring programs, like the one of the NGO Aelius Förderwerk e.V., will be introduced to the audience as one example of how this challenge can be addressed.