Education for Sustainable Peace – Call for Applications for the Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Professor Fellowship 2017/2018

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 2017/2018. The appointment is for a three- to six-month research stay in Braunschweig. The application deadline is October 1, 2016. Read more

Textbooks in Focus

Textbook Exhibition ‘Different Wars: National School Textbooks on World War II’

A textbook exhibition titled ‘Different Wars: National School Textbooks on World War II’ is currently traveling through Russia and countries of the EU. The GEI acted as co-editor of the exhibition, which presents Russian, German, Italian, Czech, Polish and Lithuanian depictions of World War II. Read more

Specialised Information Service for Pedagogy and Educational Research: Initial Services Online

The service sends specialist international literature, that is not generally available in Germany, directly to you and digitises historic source material and textbooks upon request. Read more

Keine Seite ohne Aufgabe - Die Geschichte des Schulbuchs

Der Bücherwurm vom Kinderradio Kakadu war mit einer Reporterin vom Deutschlandradio Kultur im GEI. In ihrer Reportage stellte sie sich folgende Fragen: Was macht eigentlich ein gutes Schulbuch aus? Wie sollte es sein, damit das Lernen wirklich Spaß macht? Und: Lernen alle Menschen gleich? Oder sehen Schulbücher in anderen Ländern ganz anders aus? Read more

Extensive UN plan for better global education to be launched

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced a plan to face the global lack of education, specifically in low-income countries. Since people become more interdependent, the benefits of improvements in this area will be noticeable on an individual, a national and an international level. A commission developed a plan and published an associated report pointing out that more than 250 million ...

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History Teaching and Historical Reconciliation Processes in Germany/Europe and Korea/East Asia since 1945 전후 독일/유럽과 한국/동아시아에서의 역사교육과 역사화해

In collaboration with the Global Institute for Japanese Studies, the GEI hosted a workshop in Braunschweig on 19 July exploring ‘History Teaching and Historical Reconciliation Processes in Germany/Europe and Korea/East Asia since 1945’. The workshop examined the extent to which European experiences can be applied to other contexts. Read more