In a photo taken on June 14, 2018 students attend a biology class at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School outside Pyongyang. Mangyongdae Revolutionary School for boys was originally set up by the North's founder Kim Il Sung to educate the orphans of those killed in the fight against Japanese colonial rule, it has evolved to become the country's top school, and one of the institutions that knits the ruling elite together. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES / TO GO WITH AFP STORY NKOREA-EDUCATION-POLITICS-SOCIAL,FEATURE BY SEBASTIEN BERGER

Inside the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School, where North Korea trains its next generation of leaders

Originally set up by the North’s founder Kim Il-sung to educate the orphans of those killed in the fight against Japanese colonial rule, it has evolved to become the country’s top school

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In a photo taken on June 14, 2018 students attend a biology class at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School outside Pyongyang. Mangyongdae Revolutionary School for boys was originally set up by the North's founder Kim Il Sung to educate the orphans of those killed in the fight against Japanese colonial rule, it has evolved to become the country's top school, and one of the institutions that knits the ruling elite together. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES / TO GO WITH AFP STORY NKOREA-EDUCATION-POLITICS-SOCIAL,FEATURE BY SEBASTIEN BERGER
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