Under the umbrella of the Scientific Area of Expertise (WKF) "Research on Education and Schooling", its members carry out a variety of projects with partners from within and outside the WKF. News about the various activities resulting from this work, such as project progress and completion, publications, events and lectures, can be found here.
SPIEGEL interview: „New school, poor grades – is that necessary?”
Transitions: Prof. Silvia-Iris Beutel advises individual support and transparent communication between parents, teachers, and pupils.
1st volume of the "Jahrbuch Demokratiepädagogik & Demokratiebildung" published
The volume, edited by Prof Dr Silvia-Iris Beutel and Dr Christiane Ruberg, deals with the topic of "Ungewissheit als Erfahrung in der Demokratie"
Expertise: „Zeitgemäße Prüfungskultur im Kontext digitaler Transformation“
Prof. Dr Silvia-Iris Beutel and Dr Christiane Ruberg provide an overview of the discourse & the state of research on contemporary examination culture.
Completion of the project "School integration of newly immigrated children"
The MERCUR-funded joint project "School integration of newly immigrated children" was successfully completed.
Expert on Civic and Citizenship Education visits the IFS
Dr. Frank Reichert from the University of Hong Kong visits IFS for an exchange on civic and citizenship education.
Dr. Sonnenburg is awarded 1st place in the IDEAward 2023 teaching prize
Innovative lecture concept "Individualizing and interactively designing lessons with digital media" awarded.
PISA report underlines PIRLS results: Strengthening basic skills
Reducing the link between social background and educational success and overcoming the education crisis requires a strengthening of basic skills.
IFS Alumni Meeting – Focus on career paths
At the IFS alumni meeting, former and current IFS employees exchanged views on career paths outside the university.
NRW State Teaching Award 2023 – Special prize for "Teaching and learning in teams"
The Ministry of Culture and Science awarded the State Teaching Prizes to six lecturers. Dr. Lena Tacke and Dr. Vanessa Henke share the special prize.