Georg Arnhold International Summer School

This year’s Summer School will look at education in humanitarian emergencies, bringing together early-career scholars, experts and practitioners who deal with this topic in their research and work. The Summer School will take place from 24 to 28 July 2017. Registration closes on 1 April 2017. Read more

Textbooks in Focus

Authenticity as an asset for historic sites

Document centres and memorial sites are logically situated in locations associated with memories, history and suffering. These historic locations are ascribed with a large degree of authenticity. But what exactly is genuine and how is it transformed, modified and presented? This fascinating topic will be the subject of a conference to be held in Dachau from 1 to 3 March 2017. Read more

A Digital Revolution in the Classroom?

The ways we teach and learn are being transformed fundamentally by digitalisation. But how can digital technologies be used effectively in the educational context? What does this mean for schools and educational media publishers? On 14 February, representatives from politics, academia and education will convene at didacta 2017 to discuss the opportunities, risks and challenges of digitalisation. Read more

How Current Are Our Textbooks?

Why do so few immigrants appear in our textbooks? Do authors and publishers still consider immigration an anomaly? NDR Info Forum is looking for answers. Read more

UNESCO-Studie zu Bildung von Kindern weltweit

Einer UNESCO-Studie des letzten Jahres zufolge wurde eine deutliche Verbesserung der Anzahl der Schulkinder im Alter von 6 bis 17 Jahren erzielt. Der Jahresvergleich zwischen 2000 und 2016 zeigt einen Rückgang der weltweiten Gesamtzahl der Kinder und Jugendlichen, die nicht zu Schule gehen, von 375 auf 263 Millionen.

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Podium Discussion: Which Knowledge and How Much Knowledge Do History Lessons Need?

On the 80th anniversary of the first recommendations for a joint German-French textbook, the German History Teachers’ Association (VGD) will host a podium discussion at the Georg Eckert Institute on 27 February 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Read more