ERIC Number: EJ558878
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Restructuring Schools for Democracy in the Former East Germany.
Dumas, Wayne; Dumas, Alesia; Lee, William B.
International Journal of Social Education, v11 n1 p98-107 Spr-Sum 1996
Discusses the contentious relationship between educators within the former East Germany and their West German cohorts following reunification. The problems have stemmed from conflicting ideologies and traditions (Marxist versus Christian Democrat and Social Democrat) as well as differences concerning school organization and educational objectives. Nonetheless, some constructive compromise has occurred. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Communism, Comparative Education, Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Freedom, Ideology, Politics of Education, Role of Education, Social Change, Social Values, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany