Otto Glöckel (February 8, 1874 in Pottendorf, Lower Austria – July 23, 1935 in Vienna) social-democratic politician and school-reformer during the First Austrian Republic. First Minister of Education during the First Austrian Republic from April 1919 to October 1920.
Otto Glöckel's Achievements:
- Women were granted the right to enter university.
- Religious education was no longer compulsory ("Glöckel Erlass", 10th of April 1919)
- Schools started to be organized in a democratic way (introduction of form and school representatives (??))
- The first comprehensive schools were established in Austria
- "Glöckel Otto". Weblexikon der Weiner Sozialedemokratie. SPÖ. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
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