Corona information on school and daycare

The compulsory attendance in the Berlin schools remains suspended; special regulations apply to final classes. Up to February 22nd will be alternating classes for grades 1 to 3. Masks are mandatory during classes.
The daycare centers remain in emergency mode. The prerequisite for emergency care is that parents work in a systemically relevant occupation, are single parents or special social/educational reasons.

Schooling Hotline +49 30 90227-6000 | Daycare Centers Hotline +49 30 90227-6600


Senate Department for Education, Youth and Family

Senator Sandra Scheeres

Enlarge photo: Senatorin Sandra Scheeres
Image: Reto Klar/SenBJF

Sandra Scheeres has been Senator for Education, Youth and Family since 8 December 2016. She is continuing her term of office as Senator for Education, which began on 1 December 2011.

State Secretary Beate Stoffers

Link to: Lebenslauf Beate Stoffers
Image: Reto Klar/SenBJF

Beate Stoffers has been State Secretary for Education since 10 April 2019.

State Secretary Sigrid Klebba

Link to: Lebenslauf Sigrid Klebba
Image: Reto Klar/SenBJF

Sigrid Klebba has been State Secretary for Youth and Family since 1 December 2011.

Organisation chart

Team / Organisationsstruktur
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The Senate Department for Education, Youth and Family is divided into six departments.

It also includes the supervision of schools in the twelve districts, the Social Pedagogical Training Institute Berlin-Brandenburg (SFBB), the Berlin State Centre for Political Education and the joint State Institute for School and Media Berlin-Brandenburg (LISUM).