How can textbooks help raise attainment and reduce inequalities?

This was the title of the international summit on textbooks held in London from 13 ―14 June 2018 at the Royal Society, the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth. The aim of the event was to enable high quality debate with different countries on their experiences of using textbooks. Professor Fuchs, director of the GEI gave two presentations on current textbook policy. Read more

The Georg Arnhold Program

MAKING TEXTBOOK CONTENT INCLUSIVE

Inaccurate or fragmented depictions of topics in textbooks can contribute to ethnic tension, discrimination against specific social groups and can even stoke violent extremism. UNESCO and the GEI have produced a guide outlining how subjects such as religion, gender and culture can be presented in textbooks in a manner that encourages mutual respect and promotes peace. Read more

International Georg Arnhold Summer School 2018

This year's International Georg Arnhold Summer School on ‘Preventing Violent Extremism through Education: Challenges, Policies and Practices’ will take place from 23 to 27 July. International scholars and experts will explore and discuss the role of education in preventing violent extremism. Interested guests can register until July 15, 2018. Read more

globalDAS: Global Citizenship at German Schools Abroad

The globalDAS project-team visited three German schools located outside Germany: in Dublin, Seoul and Silicon Valley, and produced a short video about the schools and their pupils. Read more

Distance learning course on inclusion and school – applications now accepted

Everyone should have control over their own social participation. No one should be isolated or excluded. This represents inclusion. Specifically, in terms of the education sector, it means a school for all and combined lessons for children with disabilities and those without.

Implementing this requirement presents both teachers and pupils with new challenges. First and foremost successful …

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Project launch: Histories in Motion

We are pleased to announce the launch of the project ‘Histories in Motion. Memory Practices, History Cultures and Historic Learning within the German Migrant Community. This project investigates the changes in historical education in the context of migration. Read more