The Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre was the education stronghold for teachers, educators, instructors, personnel development officers, trainers and parents from 14 to 18 February. Around 85,000 visitors came to didacta to obtain information on the future of teaching and learning. 
860 exhibitors from 47 different countries presented interesting innovations for education and training: Talking robots, electronic student feedback systems, aids for inclusive lessons (i.e. classes that include special needs/handicapped pupils), new online portals for digital school books, equipment and systems for vocational training, cyber classrooms and, of course, classical teaching and learning materials, as well as educational media of all kinds.