NAZI SOCIETY - Education and Youth.


  • education became a tool for the consolidation of the Nazi system. 
  • In the Third Reich - education was intended to indoctrinate its youth in the principles and ethos of National Socialism. 
  • This was to be achieved through the traditional structure of the educational system but also via the development of various Nazi youth movements. 


  • control was taken from the regional states and centralised under the Reich Ministry of Education - the Reich Minister Bernhard Rust - was then able to adapt the existing system to suit Nazi Purposes. 

1. Teaching profession itself was 'reconditioned' 

  • politically unreliable individuals were removed and Jewish teachers were banned. 
  • Many women were encouraged to conform to Nazi values by…


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