The GEI annual conference will be held on the 2/3 September 2021. It will address the theme 'What are we doing in schools? Achievement and performance in education and educational media’ (#Leistung). The aim is to bring together (inter)disciplinary dimensions of performance and achievement within school education and educational media. Contributions can be submitted until 28 February. Read more

GEI Policy Briefs

GEI receives TOTAL E-QUALITY award

The GEI has been granted the Total E-Quality award for the first time, in recognition of its commitment to equal opportunities for men and women and to being a family friendly employer. On awarding the Total E-Quality seal the jury said ‘At the Georg Eckert Institute, equality is firmly rooted in the structure of the organisation - at management level and throughout the Institute’. Read more

Georg Arnhold Senior Fellow for 'Education for Sustainable Peace'

The Georg Eckert Institute has announced the call for applications for the 2022 Georg Arnhold Senior Fellowship ‘Education for sustainable peace’. The fellowship supports research into education for sustainable peace, particularly that which focusses on educational media and curricula for secondary schools in post-conflict and transitional societies. Read more

Perspektivwechsel für den Unterricht

Über den, in Deutschland bereits zugelassenen, vierten Band des deutsch-polnischen Geschichtsbuchs „Europa- unsere Geschichte“ hat Deutschlandfunk Kultur berichtet. Im Interview sprechen Marcin Wiatr und Eckhardt Fuchs über die deutsch-polnische Zusammenarbeit zur Überwindung der national einseitigen Darstellung im Geschichtsunterricht. Read more

A win for research

The winners of this year’s Georg Eckert Research Award were announced on 3 December 2020. The prize is awarded for outstanding academic work in the field of educational media research. The Westermann Group sponsors the research award with an endowment of 5,000 Euros. This year's prize giving took place on YouTube. Read more

mehrere studentische Hilfskräfte (m/w/d)

Die Abteilung Mediale Transformationen am Georg-Eckert-Institut – Leibniz-Institut für internationale Schulbuchforschung (GEI) - Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts - in Braunschweig sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt mehrere studentische Hilfskräfte (m/w/d) mit 4 bis 10 Stunden/Woche. Read more