Change Of The School Organization Act, The Agriculture And Forestry Federal Education Act, Of The Compulsory School Attendance Act 1985, Of The Education Act, The Education Act For Professional...

Original Language Title: Änderung des Schulorganisationsgesetzes, des Land- und forstwirtschaftlichen Bundesschulgesetzes, des Schulpflichtgesetzes 1985, des Schulunterrichtsgesetzes, des Schulunterrichtsgesetzes für Berufs...

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9 Federal law be changed with the school Organization Act, the agriculture and forestry Federal Education Act, the compulsory education Act of 1985, the school education Act, the school education Act for the Berufsreifeprüfung exam law professionals and the student aid Act 1983

The National Council has decided:

Table of contents



Article 1





Amendment of the school organization act







Article 2





Change of land and forestry Federal Education Act







Article 3





Amendment of the compulsory education Act 1985







Article 4





Amendment of the Education Act







Article 5





Amendment of the school education Act for professionals







Article 6





Change of the Berufsreifeprüfung exam law







Article 7





Change of the student aid Act 1983







Article 8





Modification of references





Article 1

Amendment of the school organization act

The school Organization Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 242/1962, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 73/2011, is amended as follows:

1 the following records will be added § 6 par. 2:

"On at least three schools have to include the educational and teaching tasks as well as the curriculum of individual subjects, if necessary, also the didactic principles to set competence modules and their distribution on the current semester of the grade of 10th and including the penultimate grade curricula. The last level of these schools makes a competence module."

2. § 8 lit. c is as follows:



"(c) among students also students at special structured semester the modular teaching organization;"

3. § 8a para 1 last sentence reads:

"As long as the number of students not reached the required for the management of teaching events minimum number of pupils in a class, students of several classes of one or more schools can be grouped together to achieve the minimum."

4. in paragraph 8a of the para 2a replaces the phrase "At schools for people in work" the twist "In special structured semester".

5. in section 8a, b is inserted after paragraph 2a the following paragraph 2:

"(2B) from the 10th grade by at least three-year schools and colleges has to meet those deviations from the regulation technical provisions, the headmaster, taking into consideration the requirements of education and safety, as well as the human and spatial possibilities which skip individual subjects (section 26B of the Education Act) or allow temporary participation in the teaching of individual subjects in a higher semester (section 26 c of the Education Act) or a better individual support within the framework of the Förderunterrichtes."

6. in section 18a, the sales designation (1) is eliminated.

7. (principle provision) article 24, paragraph 1 States:

"(1) the school has nine grades. The last level of education is the vocational preparation year."

8 the following paragraph 4 is added to. in article 28:

"(4) in accordance with the principle of social integration, one of the task to provide education corresponding to the special school, where according to the student's learning requirements to pursue are the teaching goals of the Polytechnic School is students with special educational needs."

9 paragraph 29 paragraph 2:

"(2) for students with special educational needs of the curriculum of the Polytechnic School shall apply insofar as can be expected, that the educational and teaching task of relevant teaching the subject; basically achieved without overtaxing In addition, the special school curriculum corresponding to the disability shall apply. For physically and sensory disabled students the School Board of first instance, taking into consideration the disability and funding opportunities, as well as the fundamental performance of the task of the Polytechnic School (§ 28) has set deviations from the curriculum."

10. (principle of determination) § 30 para 3 the following sentence is added:

"The summary in student groups may be omitted when a common teaching of pupils with special educational needs and pupils without special educational needs".

11 (determination of principle of) in section 30 is inserted after paragraph 3, the following paragraph 3a:

"(3a) to enable a temporary joint teaching of pupils without special educational needs and pupils with special educational needs classes of the Polytechnic School and special school classes can occur from time to time together."

12. (principle of determination) § 32 para 1 the following sentence is added:

"For the inclusive teaching of pupils with special educational needs appropriately trained teachers are in addition to be used; Teachers may be used for individual subjects with their consent, which have no special training to special education."

13. (principle of determination) article 33 the following sentence is added:

"The implementing legislation has to determine under what conditions and to what extent the student maximum number per class for classes in which pupils with special educational needs are, is lower than the reference value. This is the number. of pupils with special educational needs, consideration to the nature and the extent of the disability and the extent of the use of additional teacher"

14. in paragraph 43, b is inserted after paragraph 1a 1 the following paragraph:

"(1B) paragraph 1 (b) and 26 c of the Education Act with the proviso that the number of students related to classes refer to the individual subjects of class and that exceeded the limit of 30 pupils in each subjects of a class by the headmaster to set is applies in cases of participation in the teaching of individual subjects in one other semester in accordance with §§ 26."

15 the following paragraph 3 is added to § the 52:

"(3) in accordance with the principle of social integration in a housekeeping school pursuant to § 62 para 2 is lit students with special educational needs. a recorded to provide an education corresponding to the tasks of the special school, where the teaching goals of housekeeping school to pursue are according to the student's learning conditions."

16. in section 53 para 2, article 56, paragraph 1, article 66, paragraph 2, and article 70, paragraph 1, the phrase "for professionals" eliminates each.

17 the following paragraph 4 is added to § the 53:

"(4) to allow a temporary joint teaching of pupils without special educational needs and pupils with special educational needs of housekeeping school classes and special classes can occur from time to time together."

18th the following sentence is added to the section 55, paragraph 1:

"By way of derogation from the above provisions the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs in the domestic science school requires visiting the 8th grade of elementary school, secondary school, or the special school."

19. in section 55a, after paragraph 1, the following paragraph 1a is inserted:

"(1a) for students with special educational needs, who are integrative taught in a school of domestic science, domestic science school curriculum applies insofar as can be expected without overtaxing the educational and teaching task of the relevant teaching subject; basically have reached" In addition the special school curriculum corresponding to the disability applies."

20. in article 56, after paragraph 1, the following paragraph 1a is inserted:

"(1a) for the inclusive teaching of pupils with special educational needs in the domestic science school, appropriately trained teachers are in addition to use;" Teachers may be used for individual subjects with their consent, which have no special training to special education."

21. in paragraph 57, the sales designation (1) prepended the text of § 57; in the last sentence of the new paragraph 1 is omitted the phrase "for professionals" and the phrase "of the class students maximum number of forms of the day" will be replaced by the phrase "the first and second set".

22. the section 57 are attached following para. 2 and 3:

"(2) section 1 is b and 26 c of the Education Act with the proviso that the number of students related to classes refer to the individual subjects of class and that exceeded the limit of 30 pupils in each subjects of a class by the headmaster to set is in cases of participation in the teaching of individual subjects in one other semester in accordance with §§ 26.

(3) unless an integrative teaching of pupils with special educational needs and pupils without special educational needs in the domestic science school classes, each pupil with special educational needs is one in determining the class numbers of pupils pursuant to par. 1 twice."

23 the section 59 paragraph 1 Z 2 is added:

Preparatory courses are in modules to organize;"


24. in article 59, paragraph 1 No. 3 and paragraph 1, last sentence, article 61, paragraph 1 lit. a penultimate sentence, § 62 a first sentence, section 63a first sentence, section 73 para 1 lit. (a) second sentence and lit. b last sentence, article 75, paragraph 1 lit. (a) the last sentence and lit. b last sentence, article 77, paragraph 1 lit. (a) second sentence and lit. b last sentence and section 95 paragraph 3 last sentence eliminates each Twist "at modular teaching organization".

25. in paragraph 61, par. 1 lit. the phrase "with the duration of one year" by the phrase "with the duration of two semesters', the semicolon in the penultimate sentence by a point, and the second half-sentence d is replaced by the following sentence:

"Preparation courses, as well as preparatory courses are for professionals to organize modules."

26. in paragraph 71, the sales designation (1) prepended the text of section 71; in the last sentence of the new paragraph 1 is omitted the phrase "for professionals" and the phrase "of the class students maximum number of forms of the day" will be replaced by the phrase "the first and second set".

27 the following paragraph 2 is added to § the 71:

"(2) section 1 is b and 26 c of the Education Act with the proviso that the number of students related to classes refer to the individual subjects of class and that exceeded the limit of 30 pupils in each subjects of a class by the headmaster to set is in cases of participation in the teaching of individual subjects in one other semester in accordance with §§ 26."

28. in § 73 para 1 lit. c, article 75, paragraph 1 lit. c, article 77, paragraph 1 lit. c and section 95 paragraph 3a is the semicolon in the last record by one point each and the second half-sentence, replace by the following sentence:

"Schools and colleges for people in work are in modules to organize."

29. in article 99, paragraph 1, the phrase "of the courses and colleges for people in work" by the phrase "of courses for professionals, schools and colleges for people in work" will be replaced.

30. in paragraph 100, the sales designation (1) prepended the text of section 100; in the last sentence of the new paragraph 1, the phrase "Of courses and colleges for people in work" is replaced by the phrase "On training courses for professionals, schools and colleges for people in work" and the phrase "of the class students maximum number of forms of the day" by the phrase "the first and second set".

31 the following paragraph 2 is added to § the 100:

"(2) section 1 is b and 26 c of the Education Act with the proviso that the number of students related to classes refer to the individual subjects of class and that exceeded the limit of 30 pupils in each subjects of a class by the headmaster to set is in cases of participation in the teaching of individual subjects in one other semester in accordance with §§ 26."

32. in article 103, paragraph 3, the semicolon in the last record by one point and the second half-sentence is replaced by the following sentence:

"Courses for professionals, schools and colleges for people in work are in modules to organize."

33. in article 107, paragraph 1, the phrase "of colleges and courses for professionals" by the phrase "of courses for professionals, schools and colleges for people in work" will be replaced.

34. in section 108, the sales designation (1) precedes the text of § 108; in the last sentence of the new paragraph 1, the phrase "To colleges and courses for professionals" is replaced by the phrase "In courses for professionals, schools and colleges for people in work" and the phrase "of the class students maximum number of forms of the day" by the phrase "the first and second set".

35. the section 108 the following paragraph 2 is added:

"(2) section 1 is b and 26 c of the Education Act with the proviso that the number of students related to classes refer to the individual subjects of class and that exceeded the limit of 30 pupils in each subjects of a class by the headmaster to set is in cases of participation in the teaching of individual subjects in one other semester in accordance with §§ 26."

36. before section 130, 129 the following paragraph and heading shall be inserted:

"By-laws regulations

129. regulations on the basis of this Federal Act, which relate only to individual schools, are for one month due to stop at the school to make. Join it unless other is determined at the end of the day of the attack at the school in force. At the end of the month are to deposit them with the school and to be kept at least for the duration of their validity. On demand is to provide students and guardians insight."

37. in article 130, paragraph called "§ 130." immediately precedes para 1; the heading is replaced by section 130:

"School terms"

38. in paragraph 131, the paragraph label "§ 131." immediately precedes paragraph 1; the heading is replaced by article 131:

"Entry into force, expiry"

39. 25 the following section is added the article 131:

"(25) for the entry into force of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette I no. 9 / 2012 modified or inserted provisions and for the termination of the provision deleted by this federal law, as well as for the transition to the new legal situation, the following applies:"



1 § 8a para 1, § 18a, § 129 together with heading, that the sections 130 and 131, the heading of article 133 and article 133, paragraph 1 and 2 appear heading at the end of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette in force, 2. § 8 lit. c, paragraph 8a para 2a, § 28 para 4, § 29 para 2, § 52 para 3, § 53 para 2 and 4, section 55, paragraph 1, section 55a paragraph 1a, § 56 para 1a, § 57 para 1 and 3, article 59, paragraph 1 and paragraph 1 No. 2 and 3, article 61, paragraph 1 lit. a and d, § 62a, § 63a, article 66 par. 2, article 70, paragraph 1, article 71, paragraph 1, § 73 para 1 lit. a, b and c, article 75, paragraph 1 lit. a, b and c, article 77, paragraph 1 lit. a, b and c, article 95, para. 3 and 3a, article 99, paragraph 1, article 100, paragraph 1, article 103, para. 3, article 107, paragraph 1 and article 108, paragraph 1 enter into force 1 September 2012, 3. paragraph 132 together with heading 1 September 2013 into force, section 24 para 1, § 30 para 3 and 3A, § 32 para 1 and § 33 4 (determination of principle of) countries at the end of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette into force; the implementing legislation are to adopt within a year and in effect put September 1, 2012, 5. § 6 par. 2 occurs with regard to the 10 grades of at least three middle and higher schools with 1 September 2017 and with regard to the other levels of these types of schools each with 1 September of the subsequent years ascending school gradually into force 6 § 8a, paragraph 2 b, § 43 para. 1 b , Section 57 paragraph 2, section 71, paragraph 2, section 100 paragraph 2 as well as § 108 para 2 with 1 September 2017 enters into force, 7th section 132a with expiration of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette override.

Regulations on the basis of the provisions referred to in Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 may be adopted already I No 9 / 2012 following day of the promulgation of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette, regulations on the basis of the provisions mentioned in Z 5 however by no later than the expiry of the 31 August 2016; they enter into force. at the earliest with the dates referred to in Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 6 and with the dates mentioned in sub-para. 5"

40. § 132 is replaced by the following paragraph 132 together with heading:

"Essays to the new high school

§ 132. At least three schools and colleges can the provisions to the new upper stage (sections 8a, 43, 57, 71, 100, 108) this Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 9/2012 in the years 2013/14-2016/17 by means of pilot test be applied. Such essays article 7 subject to the proviso shall apply to, that there is no numerical limit."

41. section 132a is eliminated.

42. the section 133 is preceded by following heading:

"Enforcement"

43. in article 133, paragraph 1 and 2, the phrases "Education, science and culture" by the phrase be replaced "Education, arts and culture".

Article 2

Change of land and forestry Federal Education Act

The agriculture and forestry Federal Act, Federal Law Gazette No 175/1966, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 113/2006 amended as well as by the Federal Ministry of law 2007, Federal Law Gazette I no. 6, as follows:

1. in article 5, par. 1 and 3, article 6, paragraph 1, 4 and 5, Article 8a, paragraph 1 and 2, section 8 b para 2, § 13 para 2, § 15, § 31 (c) para 4, § 32 para. 1 and section 36 Nos. 2, 5 and 6 are replaced the phrases "Education, science and culture" by the phrase "Education, arts and culture".

2. § 5 para 2 is added:

"The 10-including the penultimate grade curricula have the educational and teaching tasks, as well as the curriculum of individual subjects, if necessary, also the didactic principles to set competence modules and contain their distribution on the current semester of the grade. The last level of education is a competence module."

3. § 8a para 1 last sentence reads:

"As long as the number of students not reached the required for the management of teaching events minimum number of pupils in a class, students of several classes of one or more schools can be grouped together to achieve the minimum."

4. in section 8a, according to paragraph 2, the following paragraph 2a is inserted:


"(2a) the principal that deviations from the regulation technical provisions to meet, has, taking into consideration the requirements of education and safety, as well as the human and spatial possibilities from the 10th grade which skip individual subjects (section 26B of the Education Act) or allow temporary participation in the teaching of individual subjects in a higher semester (section 26 c of the Education Act) or a better individual support within the framework of the Förderunterrichtes."

5. in article 15, the sales designation (1) preceded by the text of section 15 and the following paragraph 2 added the new paragraph 1:

"(2) section 1 is b and 26 c of the Education Act with the proviso that the number of students related to classes refer to the individual subjects of class and that exceeded the limit of 30 pupils in each subjects of a class by the headmaster to set is in cases of participation in the teaching of individual subjects in one other semester in accordance with §§ 26."

6. after section 32 the following article 33 and heading shall be inserted:

"By-laws regulations

33. regulations on the basis of this Federal Act, which relate only to individual schools, are for one month due to stop at the school to make. Join it unless other is determined at the end of the day of the attack at the school in force. At the end of the month are to deposit them with the school and to be kept at least for the duration of their validity. On demand is to provide students and guardians insight."

7. in paragraph 35, g 3 the following paragraph is inserted after paragraph 3 h:

"(3h) the following provisions of this Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 9/2012 apply as follows:"



1. Article 5, par. 1 and 3, article 6, paragraph 1, 4 and 5, Article 8a, paragraph 1 and 2, section 8 b para 2, § 13 para 2, § 15 (to change the Department name by Z 1), para 4, § 32 para 1, § 36 paragraph 31 c Z 2, 5 and 6, and article 33 and heading at the end of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette into force, section 38 together with heading 2 with 1 September 2013 in force , 3. § 5 para 2 occurs with regard to the 10 levels with 1 September 2017 and in terms of the other grade levels each with 1 September of the subsequent years school gradually ascending into force, paragraph 2a and article 15, paragraph 1 and 2 4. § 8a with 1st September 2017 into force.

Regulations on the basis of the provisions referred to in Nos. 2, 3 and 4 may be adopted already I No 9 / 2012 following day of the promulgation of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette, regulations on the basis of the provisions mentioned in no. 3 however by no later than the expiry of 31 August 2016; they apply at the earliest with the dates referred to in Nos. 2 and 4 and the dates referred to in no. 3."

8 the following section 38 together with heading is attached. the agriculture and forestry Federal Education Act:

"Essays to the new high school

section 38. In the years 2013/14-2016/17 the provisions to the new upper stage (sections 8a, 15) of the Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette can be applied I no. 9/2012 by means of pilot trial. To such essays section 6 with the proviso applies that there is no numerical limit."

Article 3

Amendment of the compulsory education Act 1985

The compulsory school attendance Act 1985, BGBl. No. 76, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 113/2006 amended as well as by the Federal Ministry of law 2007, Federal Law Gazette I no. 6, as follows:

1. in the first sentence of section 8 para 1 of the part of the sentence is omitted ", is nevertheless eligible for school".

2. in Article 8a, paragraph 1, the phrase is "elementary school, secondary school or junior of general secondary school (para 2 last sentence)" replaced by the phrase "Elementary school, primary school, Polytechnic School, elementary of secondary higher school or housekeeping school".

3. in Article 8a, paragraph 2, the phrase "in a primary school, secondary school or junior of general secondary school" is replaced by the phrase "in a primary school, Hauptschule, Polytechnic School, elementary of secondary higher school or housekeeping school".

4. in Article 8a, paragraph 3, the phrase "Elementary school, secondary school or junior of general secondary school" by the phrase "Elementary school, primary school, Polytechnic School, elementary of secondary higher school or housekeeping school" is replaced.

5. paragraph 8B:

"section 8 b. school-age children with special educational needs, who attend any elementary school, secondary school, Polytechnic School, elementary of secondary higher school or housekeeping school in accordance with section 8a of the have to fulfil their compulsory education in a special school corresponding to the disability or special school. Section C remains unchanged."

6. in the section 12, paragraph 1, Z 2 is replaced by the words "by the competent Federal Minister" the phrase "by the Federal Minister for education, science and culture".

7. in section I, the heading of sub-section D: is

"D. exemption from the school"

8. in article 16, paragraph 3, the phrase "Children freed from compulsory" by the phrase "Children freed from school" will be replaced.

9 paragraph 18:

"§ 18 students who have not reached the teaching goal of the last grade of negligible or the secondary school after fulfilling the first eight years of compulsory schooling, and in addition students with special educational needs, who have visited the negligible or middle school in the 8th year of compulsory schooling in accordance with Article 8a, paragraph 1, are entitled to fulfil their compulsory education in the 9th school year by further visiting the negligible or secondary modern school in place of the visit of the Polytechnic School."

10. in article 19, paragraph 1 and 2, the phrase is replaced "Volks -, main or special school" by the phrase "Elementary or middle schools".

11 12 the following paragraph is added to article the 30:

"(12) the following provisions of this Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 9/2012 apply as follows:"



"1. Article 8, paragraph 1, article 12, paragraph 1 Z 2, the heading of subsection (D) in section I, § 16 para. 3, article 18, article 19 and article 31 at the end of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette into force, § 8a para 1 to 3 and article 8 2 b 1 September 2012 into force."

12 paragraph 31:

"As far as regulations under this Federal Act by the Federal Minister for education, art and culture he has 31 (1) to listen to the boards before. In the issuing of regulations concerning the vocational school and the school of professional he has in consultation with the Federal Minister of economy, family and youth to take action.

(2) with the execution of this federal law, the Federal Minister for education, art and culture is, in terms of para 1 second sentence however entrusted in agreement with the Federal Minister of economy, family and youth; with the enforcement of section 24a of the Federal Minister of finance is entrusted."

Article 4

Amendment of the Education Act

The school education Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 472/1986, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 73/2011, is amended as follows:

1. paragraph 1 section 1:

"(1) this federal law applies to the public and the schools equipped with public law which in the school Organization Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 242/1962, regulated schools with the exception of their special structured semester."

2. § eliminates 2 b para 2.

3. in article 11, b after paragraph 6a, the following paragraph 6 is inserted:

"(6B) from the 10th grade by at least three-year schools and colleges has to free a student to his application, the principal from participating in individual requirement items for a semester if"



1. the students in this compulsory subject of the concerned semester a semester exam in accordance with § 23 b successfully has filed or 2.
26 b has successfully completed this compulsory subject of the concerned semester in accordance with § or 3. successfully graduated from these compulsory subject of the concerned semester before repeating the grade in the case of repeating the grade (§ 27) and thus freed up time can be used for other school offers."

4. § 19 para 2 first sentence reads:

"At the end of the first semester, except for the preschool level, lehrgangs - and season-like vocational schools and the 10 up 13th grade of at least three schools, a school news issue is for each student. At the end of the first semester of the 10 up 13th grade of at least three schools a semester report card on the respective winter semester is in accordance with the provisions of section 22a to exhibit."

5. paragraph 2a is omitted § 19.

6 paragraph 19 paragraph 3a:


"(3a) if the services of the student on the basis of the services previously provided in a compulsory subject at the end of a semester to assess"Not enough", is to give opportunity to a consultative meeting the student, as well as the guardian of the class Board, or the teaching teacher and immediately notify the parent/guardian from November or April (early warning system)." These are to develop in particular support measures to avoid this negative assessment (E.g. analysis of learning deficits, including the individual learning and performance strengths, funding opportunities, remedial offerings, certificates of achievement) and agree. This applies to vocational schools with the proviso that the understanding on the beneficiaries of the teaching has to be issued and has then immediately to moderate course vocational schools, if the services of the student on the basis of the services previously provided in a compulsory subject at the end of a training course were to be judged "Insufficient" with. From the 10th grade of at least three years of middle and higher schools are to be discussed. also support facilities in the form of an individual tutoring"

7. after article 19, 19a the following paragraph with heading shall be inserted:

"Individual tutoring

§ 19a. (1) from the 10th grade by at least three-year middle schools students can, with regard to those within the framework of the early warning system (§ 19 paragraph 3a) or at a later date an individual tutoring is considered appropriate from a teaching instructor and the student as to improve the whole learning situation, especially during the implementation of agreed measures are accompanied in their learning process.

(2) by the Department Board the decision on the individual tutoring (duration, premature termination) the principals in schools with Department outline, after consultation with the class or vintage Board to meet. The premature termination of the facilitation of individual learning may be required by the facilitators or by the student because of objective has already been achieved or expected lack of success of individual tutoring.

(3) within the framework of individual tutoring to give pedagogical guidance and advice, as well as to provide support to cope with the curriculum requirements are. In the planning of learning sequences and ensure an appropriate individual learning organization is in particular pay attention to establishing learning economically meaningful coordinated examination dates (in particular of semester exams). The learning process of the student is constantly to observe and support through didactic notes. At periodic intervals consultations are in the required number, if necessary with the assistance of other teachers, legal guardians or other persons to lead and perform learning checks."

8 10 the following paragraph is added to article the 20:

"(10) the heading and paragraph 1 to 3 and 6 apply to the 10 up 13th grade of at least three schools and colleges with the proviso that"



"1. in the title and in paragraphs 1 and 2 of"Grade"one semester is to understand 2 in paragraph 1 under"School year"is to be understood a semester 3 paragraph 3 last sentence does not apply 4. in paragraph 6 under"School year"to understand the summer semester and the class meeting at the end of the winter semester in the last week of classes before spring break to hold is."

9 paragraph 22, section 1:

"(1) at the end of the school year, excluding the 10 up 13th grade of at least three middle and higher schools, at lehrgangs - and season-like vocational schools at the end of the course, is to exhibit a year certificate of the appropriate grade for each student." At the end of the 10th up 13th grade of at least three schools a semester report card on the summer semester is in accordance with the provisions of section 22a to exhibit."

10. in article 22, para. 3 of the bracket expression is as follows:

"(§ 11 ABS. 6, 6a, 7 oder 8)"

11. According to article 22, the following § 22a and heading shall be inserted:

"Semester certificate

section 22a. (1) from the 10th grade by at least three-year middle schools a semester certificate is for each student at the end of each semester to exhibit.

(2) the term certificate shall contain in particular:



1 the school year and the semester (winter semester, summer term), 2. the name, form or discipline of the school and the location of the school, 3. the identity of the student, 4th attended grade and the name of the class (the class), 5. the subjects of the semester and a) the assessment of the services is provided (section 20) or b) request assessment of in the framework of a possible teaching visit in accordance with section 26 b or of any semester examination pursuant to section 23B provided services or c) in the case of repeat the grade that each better assessment of the services provided in the compulsory subject and a corresponding note or d) in the case of exemption from participating in the classroom a corresponding note and in the case of sections 23 b and 26 b the assessment of the semester examination or in the context of the classroom visit, 6 the assessment of the behaviour of the student in the school (§ 21 para 1) , 7 any certifications on a) the permission or not to ascend (§ 25) or not successful completion of the last stage of the visited school type (§ 20 paragraph 6), b) the admissibility of passing a semester exam (article 23 a) or repeat the grade (section 27), c) termination of the visit for exceeding the permissible maximum (§ 33 para 2 lit. d), 8 the finding that the student has completed the semester with excellent success , if all previous semester certificates in all compulsory subjects exhibit positive assessments and the student in at least half of the compulsory subjects of the respective semester with "Very good" and in the remaining compulsory subjects "Good" was evaluated using assessments with "Satisfactory" does not prevent this finding, if it exist as many reviews as "Very good" about half of the compulsory subjects, 9 the finding that the student has completed the semester with good success , if all previous semester certificates in all compulsory subjects exhibit positive assessments and the student in any compulsory subject worse than with is been judged "Satisfactory" and at least the same has many reviews with "Very good" as with "satisfactory", a 10 in the event of the termination of compulsory schooling related finding, 11th place and date, signature of the school principal and the class or vintage Board , Round seal of the school.

(3) for binding and non-binding exercises are to record in the semester certificate instead of assessing participation notes. Likewise, is to note, when a student from participating in a compulsory subject was freed in the semester certificate (§ 11 par. 6, 6a, 6B or 7).

(4) If an audit is been deferred a pupil pursuant to section 20 para 3, a preliminary term certificate is him on his desire to exhibit, which has to include the notice about the deferral of examination instead of evaluation in the relevant part of the school (the relevant subjects). After passing the examination is to collect the provisional semester certificate and to issue a certificate of the semester in accordance with paragraph 2.

(5) on a supplement to the semester certificate are, if one or more subjects, not or "Not enough" to evaluate were those of education and teaching, as well as to nominate teaching of relevant teaching the subject and term, which were instrumental for the non-assessment or the assessment with "Not enough". In addition the commercial permissions associated with the completion of the school may be used in a supplement to the testimony of semester the last semester of vocational schools.

(6) the design of the certificate form for the semester certificate is to determine by regulation the competent Federal Minister according to the needs of individual schools.

(7) when a student retires from a school at a time, in which the outcome of the visit a semester certificate still not can be issued, is to issue an enrollment confirmation on his desire, where the assessment to which up to this point the student has to obtain services provided."

12. in article 23, paragraph 1, the phrase between the dashes is attached:

"as well as in the 10 up 13th grade of at least three years of middle and higher schools"

13. in article 23 paragraph 1a in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 52/2010 the last sentence is omitted.

14. under section 23 23 b inserted following article 23a and § including heading:

"Semester exam


Section 23a. (1) students from the 10th grade of at least three schools, in a or were judged in several duty items or free items in one semester do not or with "Not enough", are entitled to take a semester examination in these subjects. In case of repetition of grades, semester exams over visited subjects are not allowed; already completed semester exams do not restrict the number of repeat options (para 7) any semester exams in the relevant part of the school.

(2) inspectors of semester examination, as well as the first repetition of same is the teacher teaching the subject of teaching last or a specialized teacher to bestellender by the headmaster (at Department outline in vocational schools by the Department Board). The order of expert teachers as examiners for further repetition of exams has on a proposal of the student to be carried out; the proposal is to meet, unless compelling reasons are opposed.

(3) exams and their two reps are



1. with regard to the winter semester in the following summer and winter semester and 2nd in terms of the summer semester in the following winter and summer semester to hold. A third repetition between the assessment Conference of the last grade (section 20 para. 6) and the beginning of the exam test or on the days prescribed for the implementation of repeat examinations (section 23) is allowed in no more than three compulsory items of 10-including the winter semester of the penultimate grade. Reruns of semester exams are at the request of the student as to organise, that tests are among at least four weeks. The repetition of semester exams can be held also on those responsible for conducting the repetition tests (section 23) days provided for and is attributable to the previous grade. Semester exams are over the summer semester of the last level of education to hold (§ 20 paragraph 6) and the beginning of the exam test between the assessment Conference; a one-time repeat of this semester exam may be held on the planned days for conducting the repetition tests (section 23). The concrete test date for semester exams (including repeats) are to convene by the examiner.

(4) the assignments and the examination forms are to assess the Auditor, where the form of the written exam in addition to the oral examination only in the case of teaching plan intended schoolwork is allowed. Graphic, oral and practical exams have to take between 15 and 30 minutes. Written tests have less than 50 minutes in the case of teaching plan intended schoolwork at least 50 minutes, but not longer than the longest homework to take.

(5) the semester review has to cover those educational and teaching tasks and self-determination, have been named to the supplement to the testimony of the semester in the relevant part of the school.

(6) the assessment of the performance of the student in the semester examination is carried out by the auditor. She is then set with the involvement of the services provided in the semester in all jurisdictions with "Satisfactory" as a performance appraisal for the relevant semester. § 18 para 2 to 8, paragraph 10, and paragraph 12 with the proviso that takes the place of the year certificate term certificate, shall apply. Positive assessment, the relevant semester testimony loses its validity; It is to collect and to issue a new certificate of the semester.

(7) semester exams due to Sham benefits not evaluated or assessed with "Not enough" may be repeated twice, three times, but only once, semester exams in the summer semester of the last grade in a maximum of three compulsory subjects. The preceding paragraph shall apply. Justifiable prevention is as timely to the missed deadline to schedule a new exam date. Unjustified prevention leads to the loss of the opportunity of repetition.

(8) the examiner has records over the course of the semester examination, in particular on the questions and the assessment including the leading assessment considerations lead.

Talent promotion – semester test: not yet visited subjects

Article 23 b. (1) students from the 10th grade by at least three-year schools are entitled on request to complete individual compulsory subjects of the two following semester exams.

(2) auditor is a specialized teacher to bestellender by the headmaster (at Department outline in vocational schools by the Department Board).

(3) the examination dates are to convene at the request of the student by the examiner.

(4) the term test: not yet visited subjects has to cover all educational and teaching tasks and systems of relevant teaching the subject.

(5) the assessment of the performance of the student in the semester examination is carried out by the auditor. Considered the term assessment of the relevant subject of the duty.

(6) the student is a testimony on the semester examination to exhibit, which has to contain in particular:



1. the name of the school, 2. the identity of the student, 3. the name of the Auditor, 4. time and place of the examination, 5. the designation of the curriculum, 6 the designation of the subject of the obligation and of the semester, 7 the assessment of services for testing as well as 8th place and date, signature of the auditor and the headmaster or (in the case of Department outline) of the Department Board and round seal of the school.

(7) semester exams evaluated due to Sham benefits not or with "Not enough" about non-visited subjects may not be repeated. Justifiable prevention is as timely to the missed deadline to schedule a new exam date. Unjustified prevention leads to the loss of right on passing the semester exam.

(8) section 18 applies paragraph 2 to 8, paragraph 10, and paragraph 12 with the proviso that takes the place of the year certificate term certificate, as well as Section 23a subsection 4 and 8."

15 10 the following paragraph is added to section the 25:

"(10) the preceding paragraphs 1 to 8 10th grade, whose semester certificates have a maximum of two not reviews or assessments with"Insufficient"in the relevant grade in compulsory subjects do not apply to those students from at least three schools from the. These students are entitled from the 10th grade of the mentioned schools anyway, to the upgrade in the next higher grade. This also applies to three not reviews or assessments with "Not sufficient" in compulsory subjects, the class Conference see by analogy with application of para 2 lit. c grants permission to the upgrade in the next higher grade. An upgrade with three not reviews or assessments with "Not enough" is allowed from the 10th grade by at least three-year schools at most once. Decisions of class Conference on the grant of permission to the upgrade are proven to bring "Insufficient" the guardian expressly referring to the opportunity of climbing with three not reviews or assessments noted. Paragraph 9 shall apply mutatis mutandis."

16. the heading of section 26 is as follows:

"Talent promotion - skipping grades"

17. it is the heading of the Article 26a:

"Talent promotion - skip to the"seams""

18. According to Article 26a, following §§ 26 b and 26 c each including heading shall be inserted:

"Talent promotion - skip individual subjects

section 26 b. (1) students of 10 or a higher grade in at least three years middle or higher schools, which have one or more subjects of semester exams in accordance with § have successfully filed 23 b, are entitled in accordance with the organizational capacity on application below to visit the relevant subjects in the higher semesters or the semester.

(2) the application referred to in paragraph 1 is one of the principal date to be determined to make. Assignment to a particular class or the dismissal of the request has to be made by the headmaster.

(3) the services rendered in the framework of the educational visit are to be judged by the teaching teachers. The assessment is assessment for the relevant semester.

(4) a testimony about the visit of teaching the subject or the subjects the student in the question (higher) semester is to exhibit, which has to contain in particular:



1. the name of the school, 2. the identity of the student, 3. the name of the teacher teaching, 4. the designation of the curriculum, 5. the designation of the subject of the lessons, as well as the semester, 7 the estimate as well as 8th place and date, signature of the teacher and the headmaster or (in the case of Department outline) of the Department Board and round seal of the school.

Talent promotion - temporary participation in the teaching of individual subjects in a higher semester


Article 26c. (1) in accordance with the organizational capacity at times participate in teaching individual subjects can be for students of 10 or a higher grade of at least three-year higher or middle schools in a higher semester on application.

(2) the application referred to in paragraph 1 is one of the principal date to be determined to make. Assignment to a particular class or the dismissal of the request has to be made by the headmaster.

(3) the temporary participation in the classroom in a higher semester serves as a preparation for the semester exam to be 23 b in accordance with section. The services provided in the framework of the visit of this teaching are not to judge."

19 § 27 para 2 last sentence reads:

"If permission to upgrade is based on the testimony of the year, is the cheaper for the student year testimony to reason to."

20. in paragraph 27, after paragraph 2, the following paragraph 2a is inserted:

"(2a) paragraph 2 applies to students from the 10th grade by at least three-year middle schools with the proviso that"



1. the application in the case of serious performance backlogs, which make you a repeat the grade, it is possible also by the facilitators, also a possibly appointed facilitators (§ 55 c) belongs to 2nd class Conference, 3 it is negligible, for whatever reason, a performance gap has occurred, 4. a repetition of even the last grade is allowed and 5. repeating a grade during the period of the visit (§ 32) is also several times allowed.

The following sentence is added at 21 § 28 para 3:

"The preceding provisions shall not apply when a pupil with special educational needs in a domestic science school on the basis of § 8a 1 of the compulsory school attendance Act 1985."

22. in section 29, after paragraph 2, the following paragraph 2a is inserted:

"(2a) is to apply mutatis mutandis for the conversion in the 11th or a higher grade of at least three schools and colleges section 25 para 10 by way of derogation from paragraph 2. In the event that the semester certificate in one or more compulsory items provided in the preceding semesters of the desired school lesson plan contains a non-assessment or a review with 'Not enough', § 23a shall apply."

23 the following sentence is added to the section 29, paragraph 3:

"From the 10th grade of at least three years of middle and higher schools of the transfer in the same grade of a different type of school (discipline) is para 2a accordance of § 27 allowed."

24 the following sentence is added to the section 29 (4):

"Para 3 last sentence shall apply mutatis mutandis."

25 paragraph 4 deleted § 31e.

26. in article 36 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 52/2010 in para 2 to Z 1 following Z 1a inserted:



"1a. for the presentation and discussion of the final work in the period after the submission in accordance with no. 1 and the end of the main event," 27 § 36 para 3 in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 52/2010 is:

"(3) in the context of the final review can individual tests of the exam test or the oral examination at the request of the student prior to the date of the main (para. 2 No. 2) are filed (preliminary exams), if"



1. the relevant subjects are teaching on schedule completed or 2 in the relevant subjects of semester exams in accordance with § 23 b successfully completed.

Exam date is the date referred to in paragraph 2 No. 3 lit. a the last grade."

28 § 36a para 1 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 52/2010 is:

"(1) to take the examination, all candidates are entitled"



1. whose semester certificates from the 10th grade in all required items have an assessment and no compulsory subject "Not enough" included with the note, whose semester certificates from the 10th grade in all obligatory exercises have a participation in note 2 and 3 have done all in the curriculum mandatory work-placements provided for and internships. § 11 paragraph 10 shall apply.

The provisions of § 36 para 3 remain unaffected."

29. in article 42, paragraph 3, second sentence reads the second half-sentence:

"If there are preliminary regulations on the basis of § 34 ABS. 4, external audits to provide are for this preliminary."

30. in article 42, paragraph 9 is the number "7" with the number "5", the quote "§ 37 para 5 and 6" by the quote "§ 36 para 5", which replaces quote "article 38 par. 1" by the quote "article 38 par. 1 to 4" and the quote "section 38, paragraph 2 and 3" by the quote "article 38 par. 5 and 6".

31 the following sentence is added to the section 43, paragraph 1:

"You have also to comply with orders and contracts in the framework of individual tutoring and fulfill agreements, taken in accordance with § 19 para 3a in the framework of the early warning system."

32. in article 43, paragraph 2, the phrase is omitted ", to higher boarding schools of also an educator".

33. § 45 para 4 is the last sentence:

"Important reasons can be anyway, activities within the framework of the Student Council, as well as the temporary participation in education in a country other than the visited semester pursuant to section 26 c."

34. pursuant to article 55, b the following section 55 c including heading shall be inserted:

"Learning companion

section 55c. (1) from the 10th grade of at least three schools by the Department Board the principals in schools with Department outline, to entrust teacher (facilitators) to the individual monitoring and support students in their learning process.

(2) before the entrustment of a teacher with the tasks of individual tutoring in accordance with § 19a are to hear the teacher under consideration, as well as the concerned students and is the parent/guardian a call option to concede.

(3) if he considers it to carry out its tasks in accordance with § 19a necessary, facilitators is right to encourage the convening of teacher conferences and to participate in conferences with voting rights.

(4) the facilitator has for the documentation of his occupation to keep required records. Works made by the student are the records of the tutoring after. possibility to connect"

35. the following sentence is added to the article 61, paragraph 1:

"They have to support the students of complying with orders and contracts in the framework of individual tutoring and even concerned agreements taken in accordance with § 19 para 3a in the framework of the early warning system with them to meet them further."

36. Article 63a para 14 first and second sentence reads:

"To the meetings of the school Forum, except meetings on the basis of Article 26a of the country teacher service law, BGBl. No. 302/1984, are the representatives of the class President (article 59 paragraph 2 No. 2) and, if school a parents association exists, the head of the parents association to invite." If agenda concern matters, the involvement of others (E.g. other teachers, class President, educational consultant, school doctor, head of the student's home, Schuler holder) appear appropriate, the head teacher (teacher, class Board) has to invite these people."

37. in article 64, paragraph 13, second sentence a comma and the word "Facilitators" are inserted in the bracket expression after the word "Education consultants".

38. in article 66, paragraph 4 and in article 83, paragraph 1 the phrases "Education, science and culture" as well as "social security and generations" each through the phrases of "Education, arts and culture" and "Health" are replaced.

39. section 70 para 1 lit. c is as follows:



"(c) visit of mandatory items, free items, binding and non-binding exercises, of Förderunterrichtes, the support section to full-day schools, skipping individual subjects, as well as temporary participation in the classroom in a higher semester (§§ 11, 12, 12a, 26 b, 26 c), ' 40. Article 71, paragraph 1, second sentence, is:

"The appointment is in writing (in any technically feasible form, but not with E-Mail) five days at the school, in the case of external examinations at the Audit Commission, to bring."

41. in section 71 subsection 2 is lit. following g lit. h are inserted:



h) that the last repetition of a semester exam (§ 23a) is not been passed 42. § 71 para 2 second sentence reads:

"The appointment is in writing (in any technically feasible form, but not with E-Mail) five days at the school, in the case of external examinations at the Audit Commission, to bring."

43. in paragraph 71, according to paragraph 7 of the following paragraph 7a is inserted:

"(7a) In the case of para 2 lit." h the School Board of first instance has the alleged incorrect assessment of semester examination to check "Not enough" and their assessment for fake services. If the documents to establish that a non-assessment or an "Insufficient" denominated assessment was wrong or right, are not sufficient to interrupt the process and to allow the appeal referrer to a new semester examination under the chairmanship of a representative of the School Board of first instance."

44. § 71 paragraph 8, first sentence, is the phrase "and lit. g"by the phrase", lit. g and lit. h"replaced.


45. in § 78 of para 2 last sentence, the year is replaced by the date "2015" "2016".

46. According to § 78, b is inserted the following § 78 c together with the heading:

"Essays to the new high school

§ 78c. (1) in at least three schools I can apply in the years 2013/14-2016/17 below by means of pilot provisions of this Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette No. 9/2012 for test purposes: sections 11, 19, 19a, 20, 22, 22a, 23 (as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 52/2010), 23a, 23B, 25, 26, 26 c, 27 , 29, 31e, 36, 36a (in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 52/2010), 42, 43, 45, 51, 55c, 61, 64, 70, 71).

(2) to essays in accordance with paragraph 1 § 7 of the school organization act with the proviso applies that there is no numerical limit."

47. in paragraph, the introductory sentence is 82 para 5 p:

"The following provisions of this Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 52/2010, § 36 para 2 Z 1a in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 9/2012, appear as follows in force and force:"

48. paragraph 82 para 5 p no. 2:



"2. the heading of section 8 and the sections 34 to 36, 36a, 37 to 41 and section 71, paragraph 2 lit. f contact force, September 1, 2010 and find by way of derogation from this point a) with regard to the general-education secondary schools (except the factory dormitory and the Realgymnasium and the Oberstufenrealgymnasium with special consideration of musical education for students of music) on maturity exams with main dates of 2014 and b) with regard to the vocational schools and colleges, the higher institutes of teacher education and the teacher education "that the plant school home and high school and senior high school, focusing on the musical education for students of music for final exams with main date from 2015 application," 49. In article 82, the second paragraph (5q) replaced by the paragraph designation (5r) and the following paragraph 5 s inserted:

"(5s) for the entry into force of the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette I no. 9 / 2012 modified or inserted provisions and the termination of the provision deleted by this federal law as well as transition to the new legal situation applies to the following:"



1. Article 22, para. 3, article 43, paragraph 2, article 66 para 4, § 78 b para 2, § 83 para 1 occur with expiration of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette in force, 2. § 1 para 1, the heading of sections 26 and 26a, section 27, paragraph 2, § 28 para 3, § 33 par. 4, section 63a para 14 as well as article 71, paragraph 1 and paragraph 2, second sentence, enter into force; 1 September 2012 at the same time § step 2b (2) and section 31e (4) except power, 3. 78c together with heading § 1 September 2013 into force, 4. § 45 para 4, § 64 paragraph 13 and § 71 para 2 lit. h and paragraph 7a and 8 come into force with 1 September 2017, 5. § 19 ABS. 2 and 3a, article 22, paragraph 1, and article 70, paragraph 1 lit. c occur at the end of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette, regarding the 10 levels by at least three-year schools and colleges but with September 1, 2017, with regard to the other levels of education of these schools each with 1 September of the subsequent years school gradually ascending to power, 6 § 11 paragraph 6 b, § 19a including heading, § 20 paragraph 10, section 22a, together with heading, § 23 para 1, § 23a along with heading , § 23b heading, § 25 paragraph 10, section 26 b plus header, section 26c along with heading, § 27 para 2a, § 29 par. 3 and 4, § 43 para 1, § 55c including heading, § 61 para 1, occur with regard to the 10 grades of at least three middle and higher schools with 1 September 2017 and with regard to the other levels of these types of schools each with 1 September of the subsequent years ascending school gradually into force; at the same time § 19 para 2a, paragraph 2a enters into force, with respect to the 11th grade of middle and higher schools with September 1, 2018, with regard to the 12th grade from middle and higher schools with 1 September 2019 and regarding the 13th grade of secondary schools with 1 September 2020 7 § 29 8 § 36 para 3 and § 36a para 1 in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 52 / 2010 contact with regard to three middle schools with 1 September 2018 , about vierjähriger middle and higher schools with 1 September 2019 and regarding five-year secondary schools with 1 September 2020 in force; simultaneously and to the same extent the last sentence in the version BGBl. I para is no 52/2010 override, 9 § 42 3, second sentence, and paragraph 9 into force on September 1, 2012 and finds occurs § 23 paragraph 1a as regards external checks, corresponding to a final review, by way of derogation from this point a) with regard to the general-education secondary schools (except the factory dormitory and the Realgymnasium and the Oberstufenrealgymnasium with special consideration of musical education for students of music) on maturity exams with dates of main (AB 2014 und b) with regard to the vocational schools and colleges, the higher institutes of teacher education and the teacher education, the work school home and high school and senior high school, focusing on the musical education for students of music for final exams with main date from 2015 application. "

Article 5

Amendment of the school education Act for professionals

The school education Act for professionals, Federal Law Gazette I no. 33/1997, amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 53/2010, is amended as follows:

1. the title of the act together with the short title and abbreviation is: