Europe in Focus: A History Book for Germany and Poland

On 20 November the Minister of Education, Youth and Sport for the State of Brandenburg, Britta Ernst, and the Polish Minister for National Education, Anna Zalewska, presented the second volume of the joint history textbook series "Europa – Unsere Geschichte" (Europe – Our History) at the Kreisau Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe. The project is coordinated by the Georg Eckert Institut... Read more

The Georg Arnhold Program

Georg Eckert. Grenzgänger zwischen Wissenschaft und Politik

Georg Eckert was a figure who contributed significantly to initiating new democratic foundations in teacher education and a unifying cultural policy in the Federal Republic of Germany after the Second World War. The authors of this volume illuminate important chapters in Eckert's life and his globally influential work. Read more

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Migration: A Chapter of its own

Riem Spielhaus, head of the Textbooks and Society department gave a lecture in the Stuttgart city library on prejudices and negative clichés expressed in textbooks about people with migrant backgrounds. Read more

EU Commission Aims for Uniform Educational Standards by 2025

At the Social Summit of EU heads of state and government on 17 November in Gothenburg, the EU Commission presented its plans and ideas for a European education zone. The vision foresees a stronger alignment of the different education systems across all EU member states, along with mutual recognition of school and university diplomas, the creation of a network of European universities, cooper …

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From the Reformation to Religious Plurality: Educational Media in Focus

The GEI will host the conference ‘From the Reformation to Religious Plurality: Educational Media in Focus’ on 8 and 9 November 2017. On the anniversary of the Reformation, this conference will investigate questions related to the topic's depiction and relevance in educatonal media today. Read more