German chancellor school teacher for a day

Angela invited to teach twelfth-graders in Berlin to mark Berlin Wall anniversary.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has gone back to school to be a teacher for a day to mark the anniversary of the Berlin Wall being built.

    Merkel was invited to teach a 45-minute lesson to twelfth-graders in Berlin and took the opportunity to relate her own experience of the city's Cold War division.

    The stint as substitute teacher comes just a day before her election campaign officially kicks off ahead of a September vote.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.