On the last school day before the easter vacations, the member of the state parliament kerstin celina (grune) visited the gymnasium wiesentheid. According to a press release from the school, all students in the 10. In the 90 minutes of speaking time, the students had the opportunity to ask the politician questions that concerned them.
Kerstin celina began by briefly describing her own career and path into politics, before moving on to a topic that plays an important role at the school: inclusion. Since in the 10. Since the second year of the social science branch is an inclusion trip and celina is the spokesperson for social policy and inclusion for the greens, this topic was a good starting point, according to the press release. While the students told her about the school’s cooperation with the "mainfrankische werkstatten" and the joint annual class trip, she informed the students about her work and initiatives in the field of mental illnesses.
A wide range of current political issues were addressed, such as the upcoming european elections in may, and how young people inform themselves about them. Society’s and schools’ approach to "fridays for the future was addressed.
According to the report, the politician and the schoolchildren exchanged lively arguments about the speed limit on german highways. There were also discussions on e-mobility, electricity generation and the "save the bees" referendum and its consequences. The speech clearly showed, according to the school’s press release, that today’s young people were interested in political issues and were able to inform themselves and express arguments very convincingly.