GDR Magazine 1972/09: Youth and Education

(DDR-Magazin 1972/09)

GDR, 1972, 10 min, b&w
In German; English subtitles
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Synopsis

Three short documentaries report on various aspects of the educational system, including youth media, daycare, and schools.

 

1. Behind the scenes at Young World newspaper. The GDR's second-largest daily newspaper, it is produced by the Central Council of the Free German Youth for a young, working-class audience.

 

2. A large network of day care centers cooperates with parents to provide quality care and upbringing for the GDR's youngest citizens.

 

3. A delegation from Egypt is invited to East German by Margot Honecker, the Minister of Education. They visit East German schools and participate in discussions about improving education.

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