Rogg OstD

English translation: Rogg OstD

02:41 Jul 28, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Education / Pedagogy / Abschlussprufung
German term or phrase: Rogg OstD
Schulleiter (plus signature) with 'Rogg OstD' written below signature.
Vorsitzender des Pruefungsausschusses (plus signature) with 'Rogg OstD' written below signature.
OstD - East Germany. Rogg?
Susan Macdonald
Local time: 13:52
English translation:Rogg OstD
Explanation:
Most likely, Rogg is the last name of the principal (Schulleiter), and OstD stands for Oberstudiendirektor, which is a title for principal-level teachers.

I'm not aware that there exists a real translation for this title. Langenscheidt has:
Oberstudiendirektor m, Oberstudiendirektorin f head teacher, Am. principal (of a Gymnasium or vocational school)
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Local time: 00:52
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Rogg OstD


Explanation:
Most likely, Rogg is the last name of the principal (Schulleiter), and OstD stands for Oberstudiendirektor, which is a title for principal-level teachers.

I'm not aware that there exists a real translation for this title. Langenscheidt has:
Oberstudiendirektor m, Oberstudiendirektorin f head teacher, Am. principal (of a Gymnasium or vocational school)


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/ende?lp=ende&lang=de&searchLoc=0&cmpType...
    Reference: http://www.dict.cc/?s=Oberstudiendirektor+
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Local time: 00:52
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lydia Molea
1 hr

agree  Teresa Reinhardt: title, shouldn't be translated anyway; maybe put (Principal) for US
2 hrs

agree  Erik Freitag: No doubt. By the way: It's misspelt: Should read OStD.
3 hrs

agree  Ingeborg Gowans
8 hrs
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