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Four in ten German school kids...

Oct 12, 2017 by

Only 59 percent of German school children aged 14 or older know that Auschwitz-Birkenau was a Nazi death camp, a study released on...

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German parents go to court aft...

Apr 24, 2017 by

A German couple temporarily lost custody of their children because they were homeschooling them. Now the family is taking their case...

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One in six German school kids ...

Apr 24, 2017 by

The PISA study released on Wednesday found that 15.7 percent of German 15-year-olds surveyed reported being regular victims of...

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‘They ruined me’: Man ‘wrongly...

Mar 27, 2017 by

A man who claims he was falsely placed in special needs schools for years is now suing the state of North Rhine-Westphalia to the...

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Muslim teacher wins €9,000 in ...

Feb 21, 2017 by

The Muslim woman won an appeal before a Berlin-Brandenburg court on Thursday, and is set to receive nearly €9,000 after she was...

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Berlin’s education syste...

Aug 29, 2016 by

A new study has revealed that Berlin and Brandenburg’s education systems lag behind those of other German states. Mastering the three...

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Parents blast principal who or...

May 5, 2016 by

The principal at a school near Düsseldorf is being investigated for forcing two students from a neighbouring school to strip naked in...

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Hamburg left rejects call for ...

Mar 28, 2016 by

Conservatives in Hamburg met with ridicule on Monday after they proposed ordering all public schools to raise German and European...

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No space for Allah as German u...

Mar 17, 2016 by

Three leading German universities have closed down pray rooms used by Muslims, sparking accusations they are singling Muslims out for...

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School books CAN call D-Day &#...

Feb 6, 2016 by

A parent demanded that a book taught at his son’s school which described the Second World War D-Day landings as an invasion be taken...

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Revolutionary teaching: Immers...

Jan 8, 2016 by

Aristotle used the immersion method of learning – why shouldn’t children? A network of bilingual schools in Germany is using a...

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Revolutionary teaching: Immers...

Dec 7, 2015 by

Aristotle used the immersion method of learning – why shouldn’t children? A network of bilingual schools in Germany is using a...

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5 ways German schools trump th...

Nov 29, 2015 by

A new report reveals how Germany’s education system stacks up against the United States and the UK – with good news for...

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German universities gain groun...

Oct 12, 2015 by

The number of German universities among the world’s top 200 has almost doubled since this time last year. The Local asked...

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Museum opens world of the Brot...

Aug 21, 2015 by

With less than three weeks to go before ‘Grimmwelt’ opens its doors to the public, visitors to Kassel’s newest...

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German kids enjoy ‘back ...

Aug 14, 2015 by

by Hannah Butler – By mid-August, most UK pupils still have another three weeks of sunshine, lie-ins and days at Nana and...

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Foreign students flock to Germ...

Jul 23, 2015 by

International students are coming to Germany in record numbers. Only the USA and UK are more attractive study destinations, a report...

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Alexia: what happens when a br...

Jul 15, 2015 by

Randi Starrfelt – Once we have successfully learned how to read, it continues to be easy for most of us. But for some people it...

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Refugee host school bans revea...

Jun 29, 2015 by

A school in Bavaria has sent a letter home to parents warning them not to let their daughters wear revealing blouses or short skirts,...

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