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'Thousands' of teachers needed for Germany's child refugees

Germany has recruited 8,500 people to teach child refugees, as the country expects the number of new arrivals to go past the million mark in 2015.

Almost 200,000 children fleeing war and poverty will enter the German school system this year.

Max Schmidt, chairman of the German teaching union DPhV, said the aim was not segregation, but the creation of ''a community''.

  • 29 Dec 2015
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