Research Fellowships 2016 Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research

The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI) in Braunschweig, Germany will award several short-term fellowships for visiting researchers in 2016. Application deadline: 15 September 2015. Read more

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The Otto Bennemann Grant for innovative methodological approaches in international textbook research 2016

Once a year the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI) awards the Otto Bennemann Grant with the aim of promoting methodologically innovative textbook research. Application deadline: 15 September 2015. Read more

Education for Sustainable Peace – Call for Applications for the 2016/2017 Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Fellowship

The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for the Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Professorship in Education for Sustainable Peace 2016/2017. The appointment is for a three- to six-month research stay in Braunschweig. The application deadline is October 1, 2015. Read more

German textbooks present a one-sided view of Israel

The conflict in the Middle-East dominates references in German textbooks to Israel, yet there is no mention of the state also being the only functioning democracy in the Middle East according to criticism from the German Israeli Textbook Commission. Read more

Brandenburg: Schule macht Stadt

Ab dem Schuljahr 2017/18 werden Schülerinnen und Schüler ihre Städte mitgestalten können. Dann wird das Stadtentdecker-Programm Teil des Rahmenlehrplans in Brandenburg. Zuvor wird das Projekt noch in einer Testphase erprobt, für das sich Schulen bewerben können.

Das Projekt zielt darauf ab, Schülerinnen und Schüler für ihre Umwelt zu sensibilisieren. Durch Stadtspaziergänge sollen sie ihre ...

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Knowledge and worlds on the move: The Leibniz Competition Project “Migration and Education in Germany since 1945” was launched on 1 July.

Who were the migrants attending school in Germany post 1945 and when did they arrive? What experiences, knowledge and views of the world did they bring with them? And to what degree did educational practice change as a result, leading to the emergence of a new societal self-image? These questions will be explored within a new project group supported by the Leibniz Competition 2015. Read more