In the German länder in Germany, to the youth officers of the Bundeswehr in the future to schools to speak. A survey of 16 countries found. Some state governments like the one in North Rhine-Westphalia, Baden-Württemberg and Brandenburg explicitly stated, there is no reason to change the current practice.
The Bundeswehr has concluded with different States largely the same, according to the cooperation agreements, in which the school visits by youth officers are regulated. The Land of North Rhine-met-Westphalia is the first Federal state in 2008, such an agreement, informed the local Ministry of education. Also Hessen, Saxony and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania rely on such a contract.
Berlin's decision had for anxiety
provided, Therefore, to have officers only at the invitation of the respective school in the classroom. Also, on the part of the Bundeswehr's your job to inform about "the peacekeeping potential and the necessary policy instruments", in the words of the reply of the Ministry of education of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. "Youth officers are involved as experts and speakers for issues of security policy in the context of Political education", the Bavarian state Ministry for education and cultural Affairs. Advertising for an activity is prohibited, therefore, under. A career advice will be specifically assigned officers, and does not take place in the classroom. Even countries that have not made such arrangements, according to similar principles, such as the survey revealed.daily mirror tomorrow location Free
point to the bag Bacher consensus. He lays down the principles of political education in Germany and stating, among other things, that a subject in Public is controversial, it must also be in the classroom controversial shown. Schools are encouraged, not only military officers in the classroom to invite, but also representatives of political organisations about the possibilities for civil conflict resolution.More about
soldiers-spell in schools, advertising of the Bundeswehr is nothing for minors – educationAriane Bemmer
A decision of the Berlin SPD in Germany had triggered far officers a debate on school visits by Bundeswehr. On a party Congress at the end of March they had taken the decision to expand the school act, the following sentence: "It says military organizations, to advertise at the Berlin schools for the service and work in the military field." The change in the law would have to agree to the greens and the left party with the SPD in Berlin ruled. However, an advertisement for military activities is not youth allowed officers at the school visit in Berlin. (epd)