OPSI COVID-19 Innovative Response Tracker

IT-Equipment: Equipping socially disadvantaged pupils with digital devices

Innovative response

The BMBW is providing on loan up to 12,000 digital devices to pupils of federal schools (lower and upper secondary schools) until the end of the school year.

For more information, please consult: https://www.bmbwf.gv.at/public.html

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

The initiative aims to counteract learning disadvantages and to enable the use of distance learning, allowing the continuity of education during the Covid-19 outbreak.

For more information, please consult: https://www.bmbwf.gv.at/public.html

Organisations/institutions involved

Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government

Issues being addressed:

  • E-learning