In Hamburg's School Museum, visitors can go back to school and see for themselves how children learned their lessons more than a hundred years ago. The exhibition shows vividly how schooling and teaching are anchored in society.
From the floor of the Frankfurt stock exchange to the concert hall of the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie — hundreds of thousands of Germans read aloud or listened to children's books to help develop a lifelong love of reading.
In 2019, the Bauhaus school of design and building turns 100, and Germany is preparing a three-year program to celebrate the anniversary. Revisit the history and the ideas promoted by the influential movement.
Just 47 percent of 14- to 16-year-olds in Germany know that Auschwitz-Birkenau was a Nazi death camp, a survey shows. Its authors cite fewer history lessons as a reason.
School curricula in Turkey and EU states Hungary and Poland have been trending more toward patriotism and religion, with less emphasis on diversity. Teachers and other education experts are voicing their criticism.
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